Algeria http://www.wfp.org/feeds/Algeria Country content en UN Agencies In Algeria Urge Continued Food Assistance To Refugees From Western Sahara http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/un-agencies-algeria-urge-continued-food-assistance-refugees-western-sahara ALGIERS – The World Food Programme (WFP) and other UN agencies appealed today to donors to support the food needs of refugees from Western Sahara living in Algeria, warning of insufficient funding to cover their needs in the second half of this year. Algeria Wed, 25 Feb 2015 13:49:13 +0000 WFP 645379 at http://www.wfp.org Spanish Cooperation Agency Continues Support For WFP In The Saharawi Refugee Camps http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/spanish-cooperation-agency-continues-support-wfp-saharawi-refugee-camps ALGIERS / MADRID – The UN World Food Programme (WFP) has received a contribution of EUR 1.5 million from the Government of Spain to provide food assistance to the Saharawi refugee camps in Tindouf in western Algeria. Algeria Africa Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:04:26 +0000 WFP 643698 at http://www.wfp.org WFP’s School Feeding Programme In Algeria To Resume in October, After School Holidays http://www.wfp.org/stories/school-feeding-programme-closed-holidays WFP, in cooperation with Italian NGO Comitato Internazionale per lo Sviluppo dei Popoli (CISP), which focuses on development cooperation and humanitarian aid, completed in June 2014 its school feeding programme at Algeria’s Sahrawi refugee camps for the academic year 2013/2014. A total of 32,060 primary school children received a mid-morning snack over the span of 156 days.  Algeria Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:07:31 +0000 Maria Gallar Sanchez 642308 at http://www.wfp.org Hand In Hand With School Children At Algeria's Sahrawi Refugee Camps http://www.wfp.org/photos/gallery/food-learning-sahrawi-refugee-camps WFP distributes mid-morning snacks to alleviate short-term hunger and keep children in school at the Sahrawi refugee camps in Algeria's western province of Tindouf. The school feeding programme provides more than 32,000 primary school children with mid-morning snacks in the form of fortified date bars or dates. When received as an in-kind distribution, re-constituted dried milk also complements the snack.  Algeria Algeria Attendance food security meals Mid-morning snack nutrition Sahrawi Schools Western Sahara Local Refugees and IDPs Tue, 05 Aug 2014 09:15:05 +0000 WFP 642336 at http://www.wfp.org Hand In Hand With School Children At Algeria's Sahrawi Refugee Camps http://www.wfp.org/photos/gallery/food-learning-sahrawi-refugee-camps WFP distributes mid-morning snacks to alleviate short-term hunger and keep children in school at the Sahrawi refugee camps in Algeria's western province of Tindouf. The school feeding programme provides more than 32,000 primary school children with mid-morning snacks in the form of fortified date bars or dates. When received as an in-kind distribution, re-constituted dried milk also complements the snack.  Algeria Algeria Attendance food security meals Mid-morning snack nutrition Sahrawi Schools Western Sahara Local Refugees and IDPs Tue, 05 Aug 2014 09:15:05 +0000 WFP 642336 at http://www.wfp.org Khadijatou: How 36 Years Living In A Camp, Fighting Hunger, Impacts Society And Family Structures http://www.wfp.org/stories/khadijatou-how-36-years-living-camp-fighting-hunger-have-impact-society-and-families-structu During a monitoring visit to Smara Refugee Camp the team met Khadijatou, one of the refugees who has been living in the camp for 36 years. She describes how her life was and how it has improved, thanks to humanitarian assistance. Protracted Relief and Recovery Operation (PRRO) Focus on Women Algeria Local Africa Monitoring Refugees and IDPs Focus on Women Gender School Meals Tue, 26 Jul 2011 16:34:18 +0000 Sandrine Godfrin 48051 at http://www.wfp.org Distribution in the camps http://www.wfp.org/photos/gallery/distribution-camps  Distribution in the camps for the sahraoui population in the South West of Algeria.  Algeria camps Distribution food sahara women Local Refugees and IDPs Focus on Women General Food Distribution Tue, 26 Jul 2011 13:33:15 +0000 WFP 47992 at http://www.wfp.org UN Food Agency Purchases Sugar, Wheat for Algeria, Mauritania http://www.wfp.org/content/un-food-agency-purchases-sugar-wheat-algeria-mauritania The United Nations’ World Food Programme bought almost $1 million of sugar and wheat for delivery to nations including Algeria. The UN agency purchased $704,340 of sugar from Suiker Unie’s Limako Suiker BV, according to its website today. The WFP also bought $284,625 of wheat from Ballouhey SA. Hunger in the news Algeria Mauritania hunger in the news Africa Bloomberg Fri, 13 May 2011 15:00:37 +0000 WFP 31990 at http://www.wfp.org What will Middle East do when its water runs out? http://www.wfp.org/content/what-does-arab-world-do-when-its-water-runs-out Poverty, repression, decades of injustice and mass unemployment have all been cited as causes of the political convulsions in the Middle East and north Africa these last weeks. But a less recognised reason for the turmoil in Egypt, Tunisia, Algeria, Yemen, Jordan and now Iran has been rising food prices, directly linked to a growing regional water crisis. (..) The pressure on natural resources is increasing, and the pressure on the land is great," said Giancarlo Cirri, the UN World Food Programme representative in Yemen. Algeria Egypt Jordan Yemen hunger in the news Africa Middle East The Guardian Sat, 19 Feb 2011 23:00:00 +0000 WFP 30637 at http://www.wfp.org UN Heads Appeal for Pakistan Flood Relief http://www.wfp.org/content/un-heads-appeal-more-pakistan-flood-relief Although Pakistan's floodwaters are beginning to recede after the country's month-long drenching, the heads of several U.N. agencies say aid still is in urgent need across the country. (..) The World Food Program's Josette Sheeran said her agency needs $90 million more to double the three million people who have received a month's supply of food. (..) "We still find many of the roads and bridges damaged and destroyed," said Sheeran. "And so it is not necessarily making the operations easy in the areas where there is some receding or [making] planting possible." Hunger in the news Algeria Pakistan hunger in the news Asia VOA News (USA) Mon, 30 Aug 2010 22:00:00 +0000 WFP 27831 at http://www.wfp.org