25 July 2007

Race to position food in CAR for Darfurian refugees

Refugees fleeing Darfur are moving across the border into Central African Republic opening another front in the complex and deadly crisis, WFP spokesperson Marcus Prior reports.

23 July 2007

Sweden's donation to WFP gives major boost to the world's hungry

WFP has welcomed a generous cash donation of US$58.3 million from the Government of Sweden to support the agency’s operations around the world, placing them as the fifth largest donor to WFP in 2007.
20 July 2007

Hunger's global hotspots: 20 July 2007

From Afghanistan to Sudan, WFP is on the frontline of crises across the globe. Find out the latest from these hotspots with WFP's weekly operational priorities update.
20 July 2007

Ireland to give WFP emergency technical expertise and support

The Irish Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dermot Ahern, today signed a stand-by agreement with WFP for Irish Aid, the government body responsible for overseas development, to provide personnel and technical expertise to the UN food agency in serious emergencies, thus boosting its capacity to respond.
20 July 2007

Irish minister of foreign affairs visits UNHRD in Brindisi

The Irish Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dermot Ahern, today visited the United Nations Humanitarian Response Depot (UNHRD) in Brindisi.
19 July 2007

Gaza update: living in limbo

Gaza may be calm at the moment, but months of insecurity have taken their toll on its population and economy. Kirstie Campbell reports.
18 July 2007

Canadian donation boosts WFP's response to food crisis in Zimbabwe

WFP today welcomed a US$3.3 million (CDN$3.5 million) donation from the Government of Canada, which will help the agency scale up its operations in response to the looming food crisis in Zimbabwe.
17 July 2007

WFP Iran welcomes first ever donation from Qatar Airways

WFP welcomed on Tuesday a first ever donation of US$7,000 from Qatar Airways to WFP’s activities in Iran that assist over 30,000 Afghan and Iraqi refugees in the country.
17 July 2007

WFP welcomes US$26 million donation from the USA for Afghanistan

WFP today welcomed a US$26 million in-kind contribution from the United States Government to provide food assistance to the most vulnerable people of Afghanistan.
14 July 2007

Hunger's global hotspots: 14th July 2007

Ten countries where violence persists and populations live in fear. People in Hunger's Global Hotspots don't know what tomorrow will bring and they often have to rely on WFP for their next meal.


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