17 September 2008

Hunger's global hotspots: 17 September 2008

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

UN appeal for storm-battered Haiti

With many thousands of people in Haiti needing food assistance, WFP is appealing for US$54 million to pay for its operations to help the storm-battered population of the Caribbean island.
10 September 2008

Hunger's global hotspots: 10 September 2008

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

Major food assistance programme planned for DPRK

WFP has launched a new emergency operation valued at approximately half a billion dollars to feed 6.2 million people in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), including many in previously inaccessible areas of the country.
8 September 2008

WFP Executive Director visits supplementary feeding project in Ghana

WFP Executive Director Josette Sheeran recently visited a WFP supplementary feeding programme in northern Ghana.

8 September 2008

WFP in El Salvador airlifts food to victims of Hurricane Gustav in Cuba

WFP has sent a first airlift of humanitarian food aid to Cuba from the Regional Humanitarian Response Centre, based in the International Airport of El Salvador.
8 September 2008

WFP streaming food and supplies to Haitians

WFP is sending a steady stream of food and humanitarian supplies by air and sea to the devastated port city of Gonaives and to the storm-battered southern and western areas of Haiti.
3 September 2008

Haiti battered by tropical storms

WFP is reinforcing staff and plans to set up a base in Gonaives, the northern town battered by Tropical Storm Hanna on the night of 1 to 2 September.
3 September 2008

Hunger's global hotspots: 3 September 2008

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

WFP welcomes end to ban on NGOs

WFP welcomes the lifting of a ban on NGO activities in Zimbabwe and will immediately begin scaling up its food assistance operations across the country.

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