3 March 2008

Frequently asked questions: Drew Barrymore and WFP

Drew Barrymore talks about her work with WFP on "The Oprah Winfrey Show". Drew focuses part of her work with us on our school feeding programmes - where hungry children are encouraged to go to school with the promise of a daily meal.
27 February 2008

Hunger's Global Hotspots: 26th February 2008

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

WFP begins delivering food to thousands of people hit by cyclone Ivan in Madagascar

The World Food Programme (WFP) has begun providing emergency food assistance to tens of thousands of people affected by the cyclone Ivan, which devastated large parts of Madagascar last week.
26 February 2008

Skyrocketing food prices threaten nutrional crisis for poor Central Americans

Global food prices are rising, putting even basic commodities beyond the reach of the world's poorest people. WFP spokesperson Trevor Rowe says the most vulnerable people in Central America have been hit hard by economic forces beyond their control.
26 February 2008

WFP and global food price rises - key points

A year after Mexico’s “tortilla riots” global food prices are continuing to rise. WFP Executive Director Josette Sheeran has said that without additional contributions, WFP will be able to reach fewer people.
22 February 2008

WFP provides food to Chadian refugees in Cameroon as they are moved to new camp

The United Nations World Food Programme is providing a new round of food assistance to 20,000 Chadian refugees in northern Cameroon as they are transferred by the UN refugee agency from a transit site near the border to a camp.
21 February 2008

KC joins WFP as Philippines national Ambassador Against Hunger

The World Food Programme has announced the appointment of the popular Philippines actor and TV personality, Kristina Cassandra Concepcion – widely known simply as KC – as a National Ambassador Against Hunger, with a special mission to highlight the need for effective solutions to hunger and to address humanitarian needs in Mindanao.
19 February 2008

Hunger's global hotspots: 19th February 2008

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

Poor communities fight climate change in Mozambique

Dry and dusty fields in Mozambique become lush carpets of green thanks to a WFP supported irrigation project. WFP spokesperson Ralf Suedhoff looks at how poor communities can fight the devastating effects of climate change with a little bit of help.
14 February 2008

Maria Lucia Osorio: working with Colombia's displaced

WFP staff often face challenges that call for quiet and persistent acts of bravery. Maria Lucia Osorio is one of those people. She tells WFP's Heather Hill what it's like helping Colombia's displaced rebuild their shattered lives.


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