9 October 2008

Afghanistan: the Long Journey Home

Every day hundreds of Afghan families cross the border at Torkham, a dusty gateway that leads from the life of a refugee in Pakistan to a life of hope in Afghanistan. All they want is to go home.

9 October 2008

Massive relief operation starts in Zimbabwe

It’s been a long time since Sabath Musiiwa had anything to smile about. But now – after months of increasing hunger and despair – Sabath pats the sack she is sitting on and suddenly starts to laugh.

8 October 2008

Hunger's global hotspots: 8 October 2008

Facts, figures and the latest updates from WFP's high profile emergencies.
2 October 2008

WFP assisting flood victims in Nepal

Just a month after floods devastated a huge swathe of Nepal’s eastern region, floods have again ravaged the Himalayan republic – this time in the west.
1 October 2008

Hunger's global hotspots: 1 October 2008

Facts, figures and the latest updates from WFP's high profile emergencies.
29 September 2008

Gonaives: Picking up the Pieces

Gonaives was devastated by recent tropical storms and flooding but WFP and its partners are helping the community get back on its feet.

26 September 2008

Canadian reprieve for naval escorts to Somalia

The Canadian government has announced that it is extending a life-saving mission by the frigate HMCS Ville de Québec to protect ships loaded with food from the United Nations World Food Programme against pirates off Somalia.

26 September 2008

WFP Executive Director surveys hurricane-stricken communities in Haiti

WFP Executive Director Josette Sheeran today begins a two-day visit to Haiti to survey the devastation caused by successive cyclones and tropical storms.
School Meals
25 September 2008

School Meals in the Spotlight at CGI- Clinton Global Initiative

On 25 September former US President Bill Clinton announced a historic private sector commitment to school meals which included an unprecedented five-year, US$80-million cash pledge from YUM! Brands to WFP and other hunger-related organizations. The commitment will allow WFP to provide meals to hundreds of thousands of children in school.
24 September 2008

Hunger's global hotspots: 24 September 2008

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

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