News Releases

Official statements announcing key developments in WFP operations and activities.
Subscribe


26 July 2006

WFP dispatches first UN convoy to southern Lebanon

WFP today dispatched the first UN convoy with food and medical supplies from Beirut to the southern Lebanese port city of Tyre, one of the hardest hit areas now home to thousands of displaced people.

24 July 2006

WFP food reaches Lebanon as agency launches operations

Following the arrival on Sunday of WFP’s first shipment of humanitarian assistance in Lebanon, today the agency launched an emergency operation that will reach over 300,000 people, including 50,000 people who have fled across the border to Syria.

20 July 2006

Displaced in Lebanon find it increasingly hard to meet food needs

With the crisis in Lebanon escalating, WFP said today that hundreds of thousands of displaced people are finding it increasingly difficult to obtain food and other essentials.
8 April 2006

Princess Haya and WFP chief call for more to be done for suffering Lebanese

Her Royal Highness Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein, WFP Goodwill Ambassador, today joined James Morris, WFP Executive Director, on a one-day visit to Lebanese refugees in Syria.
8 April 2005

Turkey becomes major donor for food crises in West Africa

Ankara - WFP welcomes a cash donation of US$1.8 million from the Republic of Turkey which will go to assist the agency\'s operations in Niger, Mali, Mauritania, Burkina Faso, Sierra Leone and Guinea.

Video

Fighting Hunger Worldwide