19 April 2007

World hunger can stop in our lifetime, says Josette Sheeran

In an interview published by the Reuters news agency on Wednesday, WFP Executive Director Josette Sheeran said that the world has an historic opportunity to stop starvation.

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).
13 April 2007

Crusade against world hunger

In one of his final television interviews as WFP Executive Director, James Morris called for a global crusade to rid the world of child hunger.
13 April 2007

Hunger's global hotspots: 13th April 2007

Increased banditry in Sudan's Darfur region, risks to humanitarian workers in the occupied Palestinian territories and fighting in Somalia. These are just some of WFP's "Hunger's global hotspots".
7 April 2007

WFP welcomes release of hijacked ship and crew in northeast Somalia

WFP welcomed today the release of the hijacked vessel MV Rozen and its crew and urged authorities in the semi-autonomous region of Puntland in northeastern Somalia and the Transitional Federal Government to curb piracy in Somali waters.
6 April 2007

Hunger's global hotspots

Hungry people across the globe in desperate situations are reliant on WFP food. Here are this week's global hotspots.
4 April 2007

European Commission Gives €1.5 million Donation to Feed Bhutanese Refugees in Nepal

WFP has welcomed a €1.5 million donation to its Bhutanese refugee operation in Nepal from the European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid department (ECHO).
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.


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