23 June 2008

UN calls for urgent action as ration cuts continue in Darfur

WFP has warned that millions of displaced Sudanese in Darfur are to face their third month of ration cuts as violence and attacks on trucking convoys continue to disrupt the flow of food assistance to the region.
17 June 2008

FreeRice to support victims of Cyclone Nargis

Rice generated by the award-winning Internet initiative FreeRice.com will soon be distributed to survivors of the cyclone which hit Myanmar last month.
10 June 2008

High food prices drive down flow of food aid to the hungry

Global food aid deliveries have sunk to their lowest levels in nearly five decades, with deliveries of wheat and maize facing the sharpest drops due to the impact of food price rises around the world.
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.

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