24 November 2008

WFP Steps Up Distributions in Eastern Congo

Rome, 24 November 2008 - WFP is increasing its food distributions, not only in the six camps for displaced people near the regional capital, Goma, but also in three camps to the north-west, in territory held by Laurent Nkunda's rebels.
21 November 2008

WFP Helps Afghan Women Build Livelihoods

Kabul, 21 November 2008 - Shamellah nimbly picks off discoloured leaves from the young almond and willow trees. There are rows of neatly planted saplings of different heights within the walls that define her small home nursery. Pointing at the larger plants, she says she sold one thousand like them last January for US$880.
19 November 2008

Pakistan: Operational Update

Islamabad, 10 November 2008 - The latest from the WFP team in Pakistan:
18 November 2008

DRC: Operational Update - 18 November 2008

Goma, 18 November 2008 - WFP is stepping up food distributions in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo with plans to reach nearly 100,000 displaced people around the city of Goma and in territory further north, which is controlled by rebel leader Laurent Nkunda.
17 November 2008

Kenyans Save WFP Food Cargo From River

Nairobi, 18 November 2008 - Local people helped WFP overcome a minor disaster recently when a truck carrying food to a district north of Nairobi, in Kenya, slipped off a bridge into a river.
14 November 2008

DRC: Operational Update - 14 November 2008

Goma, 14 November 2008 - The latest from the WFP team in Goma, eastern DRC:
13 November 2008

Crossing the Frontline to Deliver

Goma, 13 November 2008 - It was spookily quiet as the UN World Food Programme vehicles moved forward. One second we had left the Congolese army behind, the next we were in an empty no-man’s land. To the left rose the perfect volcanic cone of Mount Nyiragongo, as if watching us all.
12 November 2008

DRC: Operational Update - 12 November 2008

Goma, 12 November 2008 - The latest from the WFP team in Goma, eastern DRC:
12 November 2008

Hunger's Global Hotspots: 12 November 2008

Rome, 12 November 2008 - Facts, figures and the latest updates from WFP's high profile emergencies.
12 November 2008

Iraq: Access to Food Improves But Hunger Remains

Rome, 12 November 2008 - Irrespective of its potential wealth, Iraq is a country in turmoil, with an estimated 1.5 million people displaced as a direct result of war and violence. A new survey shows that, although there have been recent improvements in the overall security situation, and although safety nets exist, there remain nearly one million people who are food insecure.


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