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Friends of WFP Welcomes 'World Hunger Relief Week'

Yum! Brands Launches Global Campaign to Raise Awareness of Hunger and Funds for the United Nations World Food Program WASHINGTON, Oct. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Friends of the World Food Program (Friends of WFP) today welcomed the launch of World Hunger Relief Week, a global consumer cam...

Insecurity Jepardising WFP Initiatives in Western Afghanistan

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has warned that continuing security problems are hampering operations in some parts of Afghanistan , especially in the west of the country where food stocks are running short and thousands of the most vulnerable people may soon see critical food supplie...

Anoushka Joins Hands With WFP to Feed the Poor

Sitar player Anoushka Shankar has become the first Indian celebrity to join hands with the in their endeavor to fight against hunger in India//. She joins the league of international celebrities such as Hollywood star Drew Barrymore and footballer Ronaldinho who are fighting for the same caus...

WFP Calls for Rescue Package for the World's Hungry

...Ki-moon's challenge to political leaders. wfp - which aims to feed nearly 100 million of the wor...y the end of March, when warehouse stocks run out. wfp is voluntarily funded, and relies on annual contri...ces slow. This month, the Kyrgyz government asked wfp to help feed 600,000 people pushed into desperate ...

USAID Increases Assistance to Cyclone Victims in Burma

...have dispatched more than 2,649 metric tons of humanitarian assistance to those in need in the wake of Cyclone Nargis. The total USAID contribution to wfp for logistical support in Burma is $4 million to date. The UN World Food Program manages the UN Joint Logistics Common Pipeline through which relief...

Caring.com Adds Vice President of Business Development

...ade, through its acquisition by the leading European employer-branding consultancy Universum. Prior to WetFeet, Alpert was Principal and Co-founder of wfp Management & Strategy Consulting, a boutique management consulting practice that worked in partnership with larger consulting firms on corporate strat...

Drew Barrymore Announces US$1 Million Donation on Oprah

...t future. I urge everyone -- everywhere -- to help wfp 'Fill the Cup' for hungry children, and make hunge...Africa by Thanksgiving Day," said Josette Sheeran, wfp Executive Director who also appeared on Oprah's sh...ow. She explained that for just 25 US cents a day, wfp can provide a school meal which feeds bodies, mind...

"Alarming" Malnutrition Among Kenya Refugees: UN Agencies

...If we had received the funds in time, we certainly would not have reached this high level of malnutrition and donors would actually have saved money," wfp spokeswoman Christiane Berthiaume told journalists in Geneva. The UNHCR added in a statement that "a complete package of assistance is needed ...

WFP Announces Food Assistance Plan for Timor Leste

...nsure that food is available through the lean season," said Tarek Elguindi, wfp Representative in Dili, Timor Leste. A recent food security and crop survey conducted by wfp and the UN Food and Agriculture Agency (FAO) found that drought conditions ...

Rift Valley Fever in the United Republic of Tanzania

... the remaining 4 cases from Arusha, Mangara and Tanga were hospitalized. The United Nations Emergency Coordination Group of WHO, FAO, UNICEF and wfp has been providing support to the Tanzanian Ministry of Health and Ministry of Livestock. In addition to continued technical and financial support, WH...
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