7 May 2008

Cyclone Nargis: Italian Government dispatches aid for Myanmar population from Brindisi base

In the wake of the powerful Cyclone Nargis which hit southern Myanmar at the weekend, the United Nations Humanitarian Response Depot (UNHRD) managed by the World Food Programme in Brindisi has organised an airlift of aid worth around US$ 560,000 on behalf of the Italian Foreign Ministry's Development Cooperation Office.
6 May 2008

Hunger's global hotspots: 6 May 2008

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

“Feed 100 bag” to feed hungry school children in Rwanda; debuts exclusively at whole foods market®

FEED Projects, a socially minded business with hopes of feeding the world, and Whole Foods Market, the leading natural and organic foods supermarket, announced today the new FEED 100 reusable shopping bag is available exclusively at Whole Foods Market stores in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom on May 1st.
29 April 2008

Hunger's global hotspots: 29 April 2008

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

Price rises eating away at children's futures: an interview with WFP nutritionist Andrew Thorne-Lyman

Global price rises mean that food is literally being taken out of the mouths of hungry children whose parents can no longer afford to feed them. Nutritionist, Andrew Thorne-Lyman, tells WFP web writer Michelle Hough what this could mean for generations to come.
22 April 2008

Hunger's global hotspots: 22 April 2008

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

Hunger's global hotspots: 15 April 2008

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

WFP Ambassador Mahmoud Yassin appeals for funds for displaced Iraqis

WFP Ambassador Against Hunger Mahmoud Yassin has called on donors to provide urgent funding now to enable WFP to continue its operation to provide food assistance to tens of thousands displaced Iraqis in Syria after early June.
10 April 2008

Senior WFP officical warns Dubai aid conference of "New face of hunger"

A senior official of the World Food Programme (WFP) has warned a high-level humanitarian conference in the United Arab Emirates that the world was facing a new manifestation of hunger that would take the joint efforts of the global community – humanitarian organisations, governments and the private sector – to overcome.

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