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26 September 2007

WFP teams in many countries across Africa are delivering food to people hit by floods across the continent that are the worst in decades in some places. But WFP urgently needs new contributions to cope with the crisis.


18 September 2007

WFP has appealed for US$64.6 million to feed up to 1.7 million people in Uganda until March to stave off hunger for victims of severe floods, refugees, and populations displaced by conflict and civil strife.


10 September 2007

WFP warns that disaster looms for hundreds of thousands of Ugandans hit by floods if the agency’s appeal for assistance is not answered quickly.


29 June 2007

The United Nations World Food Program (WFP) on Friday welcomed US government contributions in June totaling $62 million to feed people confronting humanitarian crises across 13 countries in Africa and one in Asia.


31 May 2007

The Government of Uganda and WFP have announced that they have agreed to resume tomorrow WFP humanitarian operations in the drought-affected Karamoja region of northeastern Uganda.


29 May 2007

The United Nations World Food Programme said today that gunmen ambushed a WFP convoy in the Karamoja region of northeastern Uganda, killing a WFP driver and forcing the agency to suspend temporarily its operations in the drought-hit region.


14 May 2007

Yesterday saw hundreds of thousands of people in around 100 countries step out with WFP, to call for an end to child hunger.


17 April 2007

WFP said today that a shortage of contributions has forced it to cut food rations for 1.28 million people driven into camps from their homes during a 20-year rebellion by the Lord\'s Resistance Army.


5 April 2007

WFP has welcomed a donation of €8.5 million (US$ 11.5 million) from Ireland, noting that the cash – which can be used across a broad range of WFP operations, from emergencies to relief and recovery – will enable WFP to deliver food swiftly and flexibly, including to those who risk being forgotten by the rest of the international community.


16 March 2007

Constrained by a critical lack of funds, WFP has said it would be forced from the beginning of April to cut by half food rations for nearly 1.5 million displaced people and refugees in Uganda.