10 June 2008

Hunger's global hotspots: 10 June 2008

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

Cyclone Nargis update: 9 June 2008

WFP continues to make progress in reaching victims of Cyclone Nargis which struck Myanmar on 2 and 3 May 2008.
2 June 2008

Virtual Press Room: High food prices

A wave of food-price inflation is moving across the globe, leaving in its wake drastically increased levels of hunger and poverty. The phenomenon is affecting everyone on the planet but the poor and hungry are on the front line, as are agencies like WFP that work to help them.

30 May 2008

WFP makes progress in Myanmar

Almost a month has passed since Cyclone Nargis struck Myanmar. WFP continues to make progress in reaching victims and has now dispatched enough food to the affected areas to feed over 570,000 people with a two-week ration of rice.
26 May 2008

What high food prices mean for WFP

High food prices are affecting millions of people across the world - most of all those living on the edge of poverty and hunger. For WFP, as an organisation enirely dependent on voluntary contributions, the impact of rising food and fuel prices represents nothing less than a global emergency.

20 May 2008

Hunger's global hotspots: 20 May 2008

Introduction Facts, figures and the lastest updates from WFP's high profile emergencies. Afghanistan • As part of the High Food Price Mitigation intervention programme, WFP has already distributed 10,500 mt of ...
19 May 2008

Myanmar: food distributions continue

More than two weeks have passed since Cyclone Nargis struck Myanmar. WFP continues to make progress and has now dispatched enough food to feed over 250,000 people in the affected areas.
19 May 2008

WFP food dispatches continue

More than two weeks have passed since Cyclone Nargis struck Myanmar. WFP continues to make progress and has now dispatched enough food to feed over 250,000 people in the affected areas.
14 May 2008

WFP dispatches more than 700 tons of food

WFP has dispatched more than 700 tons of rice, high-energy biscuits and beans to Myanmar’s cyclone-affected areas since the natural disaster struck on 2 and 3 May 2008.
13 May 2008

Food and the Myanmar crisis: Q&A with Martin Bloem, Chief of WFP's nutrition and HIV policy unit

Disasters such as the Myanmar cyclone can have a devastating effect on survivors who are already suffering from malnutrition. WFP nutritionist Martin Bloem tells web writer Michelle Hough how WFP invests in boosting people's nutritional status both before and after catastrophes strikes.

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