31 July 2006

WFP operational update: Lebanon

The UN Country Team in Lebanon is finalising an operational plan outlining humanitarian needs and priorities based on information to date.
28 July 2006

Japan donates US$17 million to help WFP consolidate peace in Africa

WFP today welcomed an announcement by the Government of Japan to donate US$17.3 million (JPY 2.01 billion) to assist the people of four African countries that are currently ravaged by conflict or drought.
27 July 2006

WFP operational update: Lebanon

WFP plans to increase people targeted with emergency food aid; the first UN relief convoy to leave Beirut since the start of the current crisis reaches Tyre.
23 July 2006

WFP operational update: Lebanon

Italian naval ship delivers WFP aid to Beirut; 500,000 people displaced by fighting; WFP finalising three-month emergency operation to help feed 310,000 of the most needy.
21 July 2006

Cyprus donates to WFP for the Palestinian Territories

WFP welcomes a donation of US$350,000 from the government of Cyprus for impoverished Palestinians suffering the effects of a faltering economy and restrictions on movement in the occupied Palestinian territories.
21 July 2006

WFP operational update: DR Congo

As insecurity rises ahead of DRC's election on July 30, WFP is distributing food aid to internally displaced persons (IDPs) in the northeast province of Ituri as well as returnees in Katanga province in the southeast.
20 July 2006

WFP operational update: oPt

WFP food aid continues to enter Gaza through the Karni crossing. From July 17-21, the agency delivered over 500 of wheat flour into Gaza, with another 1,505 due to enter next week.
19 July 2006

WFP emergency assessment team arrives in Lebanon

With tens of thousands of people fleeing the escalating conflict in Lebanon, WFP has sent an emergency team to conduct a preliminary needs assessment of the logistics infrastructure and particularly the feasibility of reaching the population in the affected areas.
18 July 2006

WFP food aid heads for tsunami victims in West Java

With an estimated 35,000 people displaced by the six metre tsunami waves that crashed into the south coast of West Java on Monday, WFP has immediately dispatched 15 metric tons of food assistance to the worst-hit area.
13 July 2006

Saudi Arabia donates US$5 million to Indonesia quake relief

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will donate US$5 million to support the earthquake relief and recovery efforts in Indonesia.


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