28 September 2007
WFP expressed growing concern that the current unrest in Myanmar could impede efforts to feed some 500,000 people. As a result of the disturbances, the authorities have placed restrictions on the movement of food.
10 January 2007
WFP has received assurances that government-imposed restrictions on the movement of WFP food assistance in Myanmar will be lifted, officials of the humanitarian agency have said.
4 December 2005
Yokohama - The Government of Japan confirmed today a contribution of US$ 1.4 million to WFP to help feed the hungry poor in Myanmar, Colombia, and Eritrea.
23 June 2005
Bangkok - Having launched one of the most complex emergency operations in its history, during which it delivered food, medicine and even helped evacuate the injured, WFP has shifted focus to long-term recovery.
8 May 2005
Bangkok - A senior United Nations official urges the Myanmar government to review and reform policies that impede humanitarian efforts to combat growing hunger and poverty.
4 April 2005
Bangkok - One hundred days after the 26 December tsunami ripped through the Indian Ocean, WFP is back in emergency mode to get urgently needed relief to more than 200,000 victims of Indonesia\'s latest earthquake.
31 March 2005
Dubai, UAE - WFP welcomes a US$1 million donation from the Sharjah government to finance food aid assistance in Myanmar, South-East Asia.
14 September 2004
Bangkok A top WFP official calls on the government of Myanmar to step up its efforts toward social and economic reforms for the benefit of the country\'s desperately poor and needy people.
19 March 2004
Yangon - Expanding its global campaign to fight the HIV/AIDS pandemic, WFP starts distributing food for the first time to families stricken with the virus in Myanmar, where infection rates are among the highest in Southeast Asia.
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