15 October 2008

World Food Day: 7 things to do

World Food Day is an opportunity to learn about global hunger and join in the fight against it! Here are some things you can do right now.

Hunger in the news
14 October 2008

World Hunger Relief Campaign

KFC and Pizza Hut have launched the World Hunger Relief Campaign jointly with the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to raise wider awareness on hunger and support WFP to provide meals to children in schools, helping to ensure they complete basic education – one of the most critical steps necessary to overcome poverty and hunger.
14 October 2008

World Hunger Relief Campaign

WFP Representative in Bangladesh John Aylieff and Executive Director of Transcom Food Ltd. Akku Chowdhury inaugurated the month long programme today at KFC in Dhaka.
13 October 2008

Pavarotti Tribute concert raises funds for Afghanistan

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and WFP will use funds raised by the Pavarotti tribute charity concert on 11 and 12 October 2008 to help returnees in Afghanistan to rebuild their lives.

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.

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