31 July 2008

WFP applauds call for US strategy on food crisis

WFP Executive Director Josette Sheeran has praised a new report by the Washington-based Center for Strategic and International Studies calling for a strategic US approach to the global food crisis.
29 July 2008

Hunger's global hotspots: 29 July 2008

Facts, figures and the lastest updates from WFP's high profile emergencies.
16 July 2008

Fear and Desperation in North Kivu

This is the world of the displaced in North Kivu, a mesmerising sweep of volcanoes of lakes in eastern Congo, but also the home to human suffering on a catastrophic scale as violence continues to force thousands from their homes.
8 July 2008

Hunger's global hotspots: 8 July 2008

Facts, figures and the lastest updates from WFP's high profile emergencies.
3 July 2008

Cyclone Nargis: Two months later

Much of the destruction caused by Cyclone Nargis – the merciless storm that struck Myanmar two months ago – is still visible. Large portions of the country’s cultivable land and vital crops have been flooded and rendered useless by the catastrophic tidal surge that drove inland from the Indian Ocean.
26 June 2008

WFP staff tell their tales through photos, videos and stories

WFP staff capture some quintessential WFP moments in our staff photo, video and story competition.
24 June 2008

Hunger's global hotspots: 24th June 2008

Facts, figures and the lastest updates from WFP's high profile emergencies.
23 June 2008

UN calls for urgent action as ration cuts continue in Darfur

WFP has warned that millions of displaced Sudanese in Darfur are to face their third month of ration cuts as violence and attacks on trucking convoys continue to disrupt the flow of food assistance to the region.
17 June 2008

FreeRice to support victims of Cyclone Nargis

Rice generated by the award-winning Internet initiative FreeRice.com will soon be distributed to survivors of the cyclone which hit Myanmar last month.
10 June 2008

High food prices drive down flow of food aid to the hungry

Global food aid deliveries have sunk to their lowest levels in nearly five decades, with deliveries of wheat and maize facing the sharpest drops due to the impact of food price rises around the world.

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