Iraq http://www.wfp.org/feeds/Iraq Country content en Government of Japan and WFP working together to rebuild Iraq http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/government-japan-and-wfp-working-together-rebuild-iraq BAGHDAD – As Iraq emerges from four years of conflict and unrest, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomed a US$10 million contribution from the Government of Japan in support of recovery efforts. A portion of this contribution will also support Syrian refugees sheltering in Iraq. Iraq Middle East Thu, 29 Mar 2018 10:16:27 +0000 WFP 651834 at http://www.wfp.org Funding From Germany Underpins WFP Cash Assistance To Conflict-Affected Iraqis http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/funding-germany-underpins-wfp-cash-assistance-conflict-affected-iraqis BAGHDAD – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has welcomed a contribution of €4.4 million (US$5.2 million) from the Government of Germany, which will provide cash-based assistance to almost a quarter of a million Iraqis for one month.   Iraq Wed, 20 Dec 2017 11:38:20 +0000 WFP 651659 at http://www.wfp.org Republic Of Korea Contribution Provides WFP Food Assistance For Syrian Refugees In Iraq http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/republic-korea-contribution-provides-wfp-food-assistance-syrian-refugees-iraq BAGHDAD – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomed a contribution of US$1.5 million from the Republic of Korea that will provide food assistance for some 30,000 vulnerable Syrian refugees in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq for two months. Iraq Middle East Thu, 09 Nov 2017 12:36:48 +0000 WFP 651555 at http://www.wfp.org WFP E.D. David Beasley on The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World http://www.wfp.org/videos/wfp-ed-david-beasley-state-food-security-and-nutrition-world Despite our best efforts at curbing world hunger – conflict is still raising the number of food insecure people in the world. Of the 815 million hungry people on the planet, 489 million live in conflict zones. The problem is getting worse – with the number of conflicts around the world at an all-time high. #ZeroHunger Stories Congo, Democratic Republic of the Iraq South Sudan Syrian Arab Republic Yemen English Africa Middle East Video stories Sun, 17 Sep 2017 22:00:00 +0000 WFP 651683 at http://www.wfp.org Spain Helps WFP To Support People Affected By Mosul Conflict http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/spain-helps-wfp-support-people-affected-mosul-conflict MADRID – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomed a contribution of €700,000 (US$790,000) from the Government of Spain that will be used to provide food assistance for some 34,000 people affected by the recent conflict in Mosul, Iraq. Iraq Middle East Thu, 24 Aug 2017 09:11:33 +0000 WFP 651384 at http://www.wfp.org France Supports WFP Cash Assistance Programme For Displaced Iraqis http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/france-supports-wfp-cash-assistance-programme-displaced-iraqis BAGHDAD – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomed a contribution of €3.2 million (US$3.5) from the Government of France today for its cash assistance programme supporting families affected by conflict in Iraq. Iraq Middle East Mon, 17 Jul 2017 14:24:44 +0000 WFP 651284 at http://www.wfp.org Australia Supports WFP Multi-Purpose Cash Assistance In Mosul http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/australia-supports-wfp-multi-purpose-cash-assistance-mosul BAGHDAD – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomed a contribution of AUD$4 million (approximately US$3 million) from the Government of Australia to provide multi-purpose cash assistance for almost 23,000 displaced Iraqis affected by conflict in Mosul. Cash and Vouchers Iraq Middle East Cash and Vouchers Thu, 13 Jul 2017 11:42:05 +0000 WFP 651278 at http://www.wfp.org As Battle For Mosul Ends, WFP Seeks To Give Hope To Thousands http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/battle-mosul-ends-wfp-seeks-give-hope-thousands BAGHDAD – Though the battle for Mosul has ended, extensive damage to homes and essential infrastructure has left thousands of displaced families with nothing to return to and in continued need of emergency food assistance to survive. Responding to Emergencies Iraq Emergencies Wed, 12 Jul 2017 09:37:16 +0000 WFP 651271 at http://www.wfp.org Germany Provides €28 Million To Support WFP Cash Assistance Programme For Conflict-Affected Iraqis http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/germany-provides-28-million-support-wfp-cash-assistance-programme-conflict-affect BAGHDAD – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has welcomed a generous contribution of €28 million from the German Government, which will support food assistance to 275,000 displaced Iraqis in four governorates across the country. Iraq Middle East Mon, 19 Jun 2017 14:27:03 +0000 WFP 651228 at http://www.wfp.org WFP Concerned About Malnutrition Among Hungry Families Fleeing Iraq’s Western Mosul http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/wfp-concerned-about-malnutrition-among-hungry-families-fleeing-iraqs-western-mosu ERBIL – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is concerned about about the humanitarian conditions inside western Mosul’s old city, where as many as 180,000 people are reportedly hungry and living in miserable conditions. Iraq Middle East Tue, 30 May 2017 08:29:48 +0000 WFP 651189 at http://www.wfp.org