18 May 2007

Rallying Against Hunger: Jordan or bust

Over 100 vintage cars rolled out of Oberstaufen in Germany today, officially beginning the second 5,000-kilometre Allgaeu-Orient Rally against Hunger.
17 May 2007

Gaza: ripped apart by violence and in need of help

A combination of inter-factional violence and Israeli airstrikes have killed scores of people in Gaza over the past ten days. WFP spokesperson Kirstie Campbell looks at the impact of the conflict on the Palestinians who live there.

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.


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