26 February 2008

WFP and global food price rises - key points

A year after Mexico’s “tortilla riots” global food prices are continuing to rise. WFP Executive Director Josette Sheeran has said that without additional contributions, WFP will be able to reach fewer people.
22 February 2008

WFP provides food to Chadian refugees in Cameroon as they are moved to new camp

The United Nations World Food Programme is providing a new round of food assistance to 20,000 Chadian refugees in northern Cameroon as they are transferred by the UN refugee agency from a transit site near the border to a camp.
21 February 2008

KC joins WFP as Philippines national Ambassador Against Hunger

The World Food Programme has announced the appointment of the popular Philippines actor and TV personality, Kristina Cassandra Concepcion – widely known simply as KC – as a National Ambassador Against Hunger, with a special mission to highlight the need for effective solutions to hunger and to address humanitarian needs in Mindanao.
19 February 2008

Hunger's global hotspots: 19th February 2008

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

Poor communities fight climate change in Mozambique

Dry and dusty fields in Mozambique become lush carpets of green thanks to a WFP supported irrigation project. WFP spokesperson Ralf Suedhoff looks at how poor communities can fight the devastating effects of climate change with a little bit of help.
14 February 2008

Maria Lucia Osorio: working with Colombia's displaced

WFP staff often face challenges that call for quiet and persistent acts of bravery. Maria Lucia Osorio is one of those people. She tells WFP's Heather Hill what it's like helping Colombia's displaced rebuild their shattered lives.
7 February 2008

Frequently Asked Questions about Fill the Cup

Who, what and why of WFP's "Fill the Cup" child hunger campaign, including how you can help fill it up.
5 February 2008

Domande frequenti su "Fill the Cup"

"Fill the Cup" è una campagna internazionale di sensibilizzazione e raccolta fondi a beneficio di 59 milioni di bambini che, nei paesi in via di sviluppo, vanno a scuola affamati.
5 February 2008

Life gets harder in Narobi slums after Kenya violence

The eruption of anger and violence in Kenya in the wake of disputed elections has been particularly intense in the crowded slums of Nairobi, where almost two-thirds of the city’s population live. WFP spokesperson Penny Ferguson went to a food distribution at Woodley stadium on the outskirts of Kibera.
31 January 2008

Hunger's global hotspots: 29th January 2008

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".


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