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Blog From Yemen—The Challenge to Feed Millions And Help Build Their Future

While travelling in Yemen with UN Emergency Relief Coordinator Valerie Amos, WFP Executive Director Ertharin Cousin saw first-hand the devastating consequences of a hunger crisis affecting more than 10 million people. In her latest blog from the field, she writes about the people she met and the efforts underway to assist them.

WFP at the UN General Assembly: Highlights

WFP’s Executive Director Ertharin Cousin is in New York this week, taking part in a range of hunger-related events in and around the UN General Assembly. Here are the day-by-day highlights:

WFP Executive Director Travels To New York Ahead Of The UN General Assembly

NEW YORK – The Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) Ertharin Cousin is travelling to New York on Sunday, 22 September, ahead of the 68th UN General Assembly, starting next week.

UN Emergency Relief Coordinator And World Food Programme Executive Director Call For More Support For Yemen

SANA’A, YEMEN – The United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator, Ms. Valerie Amos, and the Executive Director of the UN World Food Programme (WFP), Ms. Ertharin Cousin, wrapped up a four-day visit to Yemen by calling for increased support, especially from the Gulf region, for humanitarian relief efforts in the country.

On World Humanitarian Day, WFP Honours Work Of Colleagues On Frontlines Of Hunger

From WFP Executive Director Ertharin Cousin ROME – In 2003, the world mourned when 22 people lost their lives in an attack on the United Nations office in Baghdad, Iraq. Ten years later, we still mourn all too often for humanitarian workers killed in the line of duty. Many more are injured, detained, kidnapped, traumatized and otherwise prevented from carrying out their life-saving work.