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25 January 2008

Kenya crisis: distribution in the Rift Valley

The World Food Programme has said that its Kenyan partners had started providing food assistance from WFP and the Government of Kenya in a new round of distributions in the slums of Nairobi hit by post-election violence and intimidation.
24 January 2008

Gaza update: 24 January 2008

There is a serious food crisis in the Gaza Strip resulting from a progressive seven-month economic blockade.
23 January 2008

British School children dig deep to help the hungry

School children in the British county of Gloucestershire have raised more than US$10,000 for WFP in a fundraising campaign called "Buy One. Give One Free."
22 January 2008

Hunger's global hotspots: 22nd January 2008

In regions wracked by violence or submerged by floods, the first emergency is how to deliver enough food as quickly and efficiently as possible. Here are some of the crises counted among WFP's "global hotspots".
22 January 2008

WFP helicopter starts relief flights to flood victims in Mozambique

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) began relief flights today to provide vital humanitarian assistance to tens of thousands of people affected by the extensive flooding along the Zambezi valley in central Mozambique.
21 January 2008

Ten things you never knew about WFP

WFP's work doesn't just stop when trucks full of food arrive at their destination. Find out how food delivery is just the tip of the iceberg with "Ten things you never knew about WFP".
14 January 2008

FreeRice: from Italy to Bangladesh with a mouse click

Thanks to the award-winning online vocabulary game FreeRice, Bangladesh and many other poverty-stricken countries, are just a click away for pupils of the Ambrit international school in Rome, Italy, who want to help feed the world’s 854 million hungry people.
10 January 2008

Ain't no mountain high enough: WFP Country Director Richard Ragan talks about challenges in Nepal

Nepal may be small, but the mountainous country presents vast logistical challenges to WFP. Country Director Richard Ragan talks to web writer Michelle Hough about the peace process and WFP's creative responses to Nepal's challenges.
7 January 2008

Kenya Blog: bringing relief to the Rift Valley

In a diary first published on the BBC News website, spokesperson Marcus Prior describes the scenes encountered by a WFP food convoy travelling from Nairobi deep into the Rift Valley.
31 December 2007

Hunger's Global Hotspots: 31 December 2007

From Afghanistan to Sudan, WFP is on the frontline of crises across the globe. Find out the latest from these hotspots with WFP's weekly operational priorities update.