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13 September 2005

Eight ways to change individual lives

Putting faces to the United Nations' eight Millennium Development Goals At the 2005 World Summit on 14-16 September, more than 170 heads of state will meet at UN headquarters in New York to discuss what the world ...
5 September 2005

Fleeing murder, arson and rape - DRC refugees struggle to make a new start

Flight into Uganda Past and ongoing fighting in Southern Sudan, Rwanda, Burundi, the Horn of Africa and the Democratic Republic of Congo has seen some 241,000 refugees flee into Uganda since 1988. Under a "Self ...
5 September 2005

Netherlands' donations to WFP top US$100 million in 2005

WFP has hailed the Netherlands for contributing more than US$100 million in 2005 to feed hungry people (mainly in Africa) and praised the type of donations for providing the flexibility required so food swiftly reaches ...
1 September 2005

Double trouble for a hungry family in South Sudan

WFP Public Information Officer Simon Crittle finds thousands of families who were displaced by Sudan’s devastating civil war have returned home to a rain-starved region where malnutrition is on the rise.

3 August 2005

No More Nigers

In a special article for WFP, Desmond Tutu, archbishop emeritus of Cape Town and Nobel prize winne, warns that there are other "Nigers" waiting to happen on the African continent.
12 May 2005

WFP condemns killing of two truck drivers by bandits in South Darfur

Darfur, 12 May 2005 - WFP has strongly condemned the killing by bandits of two drivers of WFP-contracted trucks in South Darfur. The agency warned that a spate of attacks this month were sabotaging its efforts ahead of the rainy season to provide food aid for more than two million people in the Darfur region.
31 March 2005

Sudan: Helping the exiles return

In an article first published in the International Herald Tribune, WFP's Country Director in Sudan, Ramiro Lopes da Silva, calls on the international community to invest in southern Sudan's fledgling peace.

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