16 August 2008

WFP sends food to Georgian town of Gori

WFP today dispatched a truckload of food to the conflict-affected town of Gori, where it has been unable to reach people due to insecurity.
15 August 2008

Horn of Africa at a critical stage

Poor rains in the normally wet March-to-May period, compounded by high food and fuel prices, have hit the Horn of Africa region hard. Drought-affected people in the region now number 17.5 million.

13 August 2008

WFP reaches thousands in Georgia displaced by conflict

Two cargo aircraft chartered by WFP set off this morning for Tbilisi, Georgia, with 34 metric tons of high energy biscuits for the thousands of people in Georgia displaced by the recent conflict.

12 August 2008

WFP provides food to thousands displaced in Georgia

WFP has started providing food assistance to more than 2,000 people displaced since fighting began in the region of South Ossetia on Friday.
6 August 2008

Hunger's global hotspots: 6 August 2008

Facts, figures and the lastest updates from WFP's high profile emergencies.
5 August 2008

Pavarotti memorial concert to help WFP in Afghanistan

The great Italian tenor Luciano Pavarotti's legacy, a year after his death, now includes a special memorial ceremony and concert to raise funds for UN projects supporting refugees in Afghanistan.
31 July 2008

WFP applauds call for US strategy on food crisis

WFP Executive Director Josette Sheeran has praised a new report by the Washington-based Center for Strategic and International Studies calling for a strategic US approach to the global food crisis.
29 July 2008

Hunger's global hotspots: 29 July 2008

Facts, figures and the lastest updates from WFP's high profile emergencies.
16 July 2008

Fear and Desperation in North Kivu

This is the world of the displaced in North Kivu, a mesmerising sweep of volcanoes of lakes in eastern Congo, but also the home to human suffering on a catastrophic scale as violence continues to force thousands from their homes.
8 July 2008

Hunger's global hotspots: 8 July 2008

Facts, figures and the lastest updates from WFP's high profile emergencies.

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