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Official statements announcing key developments in WFP operations and activities.
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13 November 2017

WFP Welcomes France’s Renewed Support For Vulnerable Families In Gaza

JERUSALEM – A contribution of €900,000 from France has enabled the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to provide much-needed food assistance and nutrition support to more than 20,000 people in Gaza for three months

31 October 2017

WFP And Spain Join Forces To Assist Poor Palestinians In Gaza With Food Vouchers

JERUSALEM/MADRID – A contribution of €300, 000 from Spain has enabled the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to provide much-needed food and nutrition assistance to nearly 23,000 vulnerable Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, most of them women and children.

10 October 2017

Through WFP, Japan Supports Vulnerable Palestinians In Gaza

RAMALLAH – The Government of Japan has announced a JPY 350 million (approximately US$3.2 million) contribution to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) that will provide six months of food assistance for to 52,000 of the most vulnerable non-refugee Palestinians living in Gaza.

13 June 2017

WFP Funding Crunch In Palestine Threatens Food Voucher Assistance

JERUSALEM – Unless new funding quickly arrives, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) may be forced to suspend its voucher food assistance in July for nearly 150,000 people in Gaza and the West Bank, the majority of whom are women and children. 

25 May 2017

Canada Supports Vulnerable Families In The West Bank And Gaza

RAMALLAH – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today welcomed a US$3.6 million (CAD$4.8 million) contribution from the Government of Canada to support nearly 200,000 of the most vulnerable non-refugee Palestinians living in Gaza and the West Bank.
11 January 2017

WFP And Belgium Join Forces To Support Vulnerable Palestinians

BRUSSELS – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today welcomed a €1 million contribution from Belgium to support 180,000 of the most vulnerable non-refugee Palestinians living in Gaza and the West Bank.
16 November 2016

Saudi Arabia Supports WFP Operations In Syria, Palestine & Ethiopia

RIYADH – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today welcomed a US$12 million contribution from the King Salman for Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre (KSrelief) of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to support WFP’s humanitarian operations in Syria, Palestine and Ethiopia.

5 October 2016

WFP Welcomes Japan’s Continued Support For Food Insecure Palestinians In Gaza

RAMALLAH – The Government of Japan has announced a JPY 260 million (US$2.6 million approximately) donation to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to support the most vulnerable non-refugee Palestinian families living in Gaza.

24 March 2016

Japanese Contribution Helps WFP Provide Food Assistance To Vulnerable Palestinians

RAMALLAH – The World Food Programme (WFP) has welcomed a new contribution of US$1.3 million (JPY 148,000 million) from the Government of Japan that will enable WFP to provide food assistance to 146,000 food insecure people in Gaza and the West Bank.
 

7 October 2015

Japan’s New Contribution Boosts WFP’s Assistance In Gaza

RAMALLAH – The Government of Japan has announced a US$4 million (JPY 440,000 million) donation to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to support the most vulnerable Palestinian families living in Gaza.

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