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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.
6 July 2007

Hunger's global hotspots: 6th 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.
4 July 2007

Hunger's Global Hotspots: 29 June 2007

In regions wracked by violence or submerged by floods, the first emergency is how to deliver enough food as quickly and efficiently as possible. Here are some of the crises counted among WFP's "global hotspots".
26 April 2007

Egypt donates food to war-torn Somalia and Sudan

The United Nations World Food Programme welcomed today an Egyptian Government donation of over 250 tons of food commodities to war-torn Sudan and Somalia.
26 April 2007

WFP welcomes expeditious movement of food aid in Sudan

WFP has welcomed the Government of Sudan’s expediting the movement of a shipment of 100,000 tons of cereals that had been delayed at Port Sudan.
16 April 2007

German government supports WFP in fight against hunger

WFP welcomes the continuing support of the Federal Government of Germany with new contributions totalling €22.55 million from the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).
2 April 2007

Darfur IDPs: voices from the desert

Fear of attacks by militia has driven up to two million Darfurians in camps. WFP's Mohamed Amasha spoke to some of those whose lives are in tatters and who don't know what tomorrow holds

2 April 2007

South Korea makes significant $500,000 donation to WFP operations in Sudan

WFP has welcomed a generous US$500,000 donation to its Sudan operation from the Republic of Korea. The funds will be used to support WFP’s largest emergency operation worldwide.
30 March 2007

Netherlands commits Euro 82 million to food emergencies

The Government of the Netherlands has made its first-ever multi-year donation to WFP, committing Euro 27.2 million each year from 2007 until 2009.
1 March 2007

Hunger's global hotspots: 1st March 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.

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