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24 April 2007

Itinerary: WFP Executive Director in Ethiopia

WFP Executive Director, Josette Sheeran, is on her first official trip to Africa. Her tour includes visits to Ethiopia, Sudan and Chad. Here's an overview of appointments for the first leg of the trip, Ethiopia.
24 April 2007

Raped and burnt in DRC: Martha's story

Martha was raped in a violent attack in DRC. She also suffered terrible burns when her hut caught fire. She doesn’t know where her husband is. She has one surviving child.
20 April 2007

Hunger's global hotspots: 20 April 2007

Clashes in Chad, cyclones in Mozambique and shelling in Sri Lanka. Find out what's happening in WFP's high profile operations with WFP's "Hunger's global hotspots".
19 April 2007

World hunger can stop in our lifetime, says Josette Sheeran

In an interview published by the Reuters news agency on Wednesday, WFP Executive Director Josette Sheeran said that the world has an historic opportunity to stop starvation.

16 April 2007

German government supports WFP in fight against hunger

WFP welcomes the continuing support of the Federal Government of Germany with new contributions totalling €22.55 million from the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).
13 April 2007

Crusade against world hunger

In one of his final television interviews as WFP Executive Director, James Morris called for a global crusade to rid the world of child hunger.
13 April 2007

Hunger's global hotspots: 13th April 2007

Increased banditry in Sudan's Darfur region, risks to humanitarian workers in the occupied Palestinian territories and fighting in Somalia. These are just some of WFP's "Hunger's global hotspots".
7 April 2007

WFP welcomes release of hijacked ship and crew in northeast Somalia

WFP welcomed today the release of the hijacked vessel MV Rozen and its crew and urged authorities in the semi-autonomous region of Puntland in northeastern Somalia and the Transitional Federal Government to curb piracy in Somali waters.
6 April 2007

Hunger's global hotspots

Hungry people across the globe in desperate situations are reliant on WFP food. Here are this week's global hotspots.
4 April 2007

European Commission Gives €1.5 million Donation to Feed Bhutanese Refugees in Nepal

WFP has welcomed a €1.5 million donation to its Bhutanese refugee operation in Nepal from the European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid department (ECHO).