13 May 2007

The World is Walking: 13 May 2007

Tens of thousands of people have taken to the streets in hundreds of cities worldwide to vote with their feet in support of WFP's 2007 Fight Hunger: Walk the World campaign. Follow the day's events around the clock through our newsblog.

11 May 2007

Fresh donations signal end to Uganda ration cuts

WFP has welcomed a €5 million donation from the European Commission's Humanitarian Aid Office (ECHO) and said it and other contributions would allow rations for 1.28 million displaced people in Uganda to be restored to normal levels.
11 May 2007

Hunger's global hotspots: 11 May 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.
27 April 2007

Hunger's global hotspots

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.
24 April 2007

Itinerary: WFP Executive Director in Ethiopia

WFP Executive Director, Josette Sheeran, is on her first official trip to Africa. Her tour includes visits to Ethiopia, Sudan and Chad. Here's an overview of appointments for the first leg of the trip, Ethiopia.
24 April 2007

Raped and burnt in DRC: Martha's story

Martha was raped in a violent attack in DRC. She also suffered terrible burns when her hut caught fire. She doesn’t know where her husband is. She has one surviving child.
20 April 2007

Hunger's global hotspots: 20 April 2007

Clashes in Chad, cyclones in Mozambique and shelling in Sri Lanka. Find out what's happening in WFP's high profile operations with WFP's "Hunger's global hotspots".
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.


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