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4 July 2007

Hunger's Global Hotspots: 29 June 2007

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".
29 June 2007

Digging deep to survive Djibouti's droughts

Djibouti is used to dry weather but even seasoned pastoralists admit that the rising number of droughts are making their traditional lifestyle tough to sustain. Stephanie Savariaud visits the village of Andoli to see how WFP's Food for Work projects are helping pastoralists diversify for climate change.
27 June 2007

Hunger's Global Hotspots: 22 June 2007

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".
20 June 2007

Donation to WFP shows Japan's continued support for the displaced Azerbaijan

WFP has welcomed a US$100,000 cash contribution from the Japanese Government to assist the poorest among internally displaced people (IDPs) in Azerbaijan.
20 June 2007

Hunger's global hotspots: 15th June 2007

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".
18 June 2007

WFP delivers Saudi dates to WFP beneficiaries in Syria

WFP has thanked the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for 720 metric tons of dates donated to support WFP’s beneficiaries in Syria.
16 June 2007

WFP welcomes French airlift to eastern Chad

WFP today welcomed France’s offer to airlift life-saving humanitarian assistance to a growing number of Sudanese refugees and displaced Chadians living in an increasingly precarious situation.
12 June 2007

WFP welcomes €2 million donation from EU to Egypt

WFP today welcomed a contribution €2 million (US$2.7 million) from the European Commission (EC) for development projects for Bedouin communities in the Sinai, northeast of Egypt.
8 June 2007

Canoes penetrate Guinea Bissau's swamps bearing food

For villagers nestled in Guinea Bissau's mangrove swamps, WFP's canoes bearing food are a welcome sight when stocks run low. Hilary Heuler looks at how WFP Logistics adapt to any terrain so they can help the hungry.
8 June 2007

Hunger's global hotspots: 8 June 2007

WFP delivers food in the most challenging environments on earth. It is often in these situations, where conflict, disasters and poverty have ripped apart families and society that people need most help. The weekly Global Hotspots look at WFPs priority operations.