8 June 2007

Canoes penetrate Guinea Bissau's swamps bearing food

For villagers nestled in Guinea Bissau's mangrove swamps, WFP's canoes bearing food are a welcome sight when stocks run low. Hilary Heuler looks at how WFP Logistics adapt to any terrain so they can help the hungry.
8 June 2007

Hunger's global hotspots: 8 June 2007

WFP delivers food in the most challenging environments on earth. It is often in these situations, where conflict, disasters and poverty have ripped apart families and society that people need most help. The weekly Global Hotspots look at WFPs priority operations.
7 June 2007

Hunger's global hotspots: 1 June 2007

Hungry people across the globe in desperate situations are reliant on WFP food. Here are this week's global hotspots.
5 June 2007

UN emergency fund gives US$3 million for Somalia aid flights

WFP today thanked the UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) for a US$3 million contribution that will save costs in flying passengers and cargo in and around Somalia as well as provide funding to rehabilitate a key airstrip in the war-torn country.
4 June 2007

EC €5 million donation avoids ration cuts for 273,000 refugees in Tanzania

WFP today welcomed a €5 million contribution from the European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid department (ECHO) that has staved off new cuts in rations for 273,000 refugees in Tanzanian camps.
30 May 2007

Canadian support for feeding the hungry in Afghanistan

WFP has issued a statement with reference to recent questions regarding food assistance to Kandahar Province, Afghanistan.
30 May 2007

WFP welcomes US$2 million donation from Russia to Armenia

WFP today warmly welcomed the delivery of 3,375 metric tons of wheat flour and 195 metric tons of vegetable oil, valued at US$2 million, donated by the Russian Federation to support WFP’s operation to assist some 110,000 beneficiaries in Armenia.
25 May 2007

Hunger's global hotspots:

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.
25 May 2007

U.S. donates millions to Bhutanese refugees, but shortfalls

WFP today welcomed a US$2 million donation from the United States to provide essential food aid to more than 108,000 Bhutanese refugees who have been in camps in eastern Nepal for the last 16 years.
25 May 2007

WFP hails donation to crucial humanitarian air operation

WFP has welcomed a €500,000 contribution from the European Commission Humanitarian Aid department, ECHO, for the agency’s vital air service in support of its operations in Liberia, Guinea, Sierra Leone and Cote d’Ivoire.


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