The U.N.'s World Food Programme (WFP) delivered rations to a record 3.8 million people in Syria in December, but civilians in eastern provinces and besieged towns near the capital remain out of reach, a spokeswoman said on Tuesday.
Families in Syria are increasingly resorting to begging for food to cope with shortages and high prices wrought by the civil war, the World Food Programme (WFP) said on Tuesday.
The conflict between President Bashar Al-Assad and r
UAE-based Just Falafel, a fast food retail chain, has joined forces with World Food Programme (WFP), the UN’s humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide, to raise $1 million over the next three years.
Over the next three
Egypt's economic crisis poses a threat to basic nutrition in the country of 84 million people where the poorest spend more than half their income on food, the World Food Programme (WFP) said on Thursday.
TNT Express has uplifted 45 tons of emergency food aid to Nairobi, Kenya, to help the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) feed thousands of children in neighboring Somalia.
A Boeing 767 aircraft containing more than 3,000 boxes of s
The World Food Programme (WFP) and the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), which oversees all aviation-related activities in the UAE, will organise a conference on aviation safety and hazard identification in Abu Dhabi.
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A scramble by wealthy states to snap up developing world farmland to ensure their own food security -- especially in Africa -- could trigger conflict in poorer countries, a UN official said on Wednesday.
World Food Programme deputy e
Moves by the US to provide more cash instead of commodities to fight a growing world food crisis are welcome, but more is needed, a UN World Food Program (WFP) official said.
"Just because food prices have come down doesn't mean the crisis
A UN World Food Programme (WFP) regional director will address the challenges faced by the humanitarian community amid the worldwide financial downturn at an upcoming aid and development conference in Dubai.
WFP for the Mideast, Centr
Bans on food exports by countries hit by rising prices are impeding efforts to get sustenance to some of the world's most needy people, the head of the World Food Programme said.
Executive director Josette Sheeran appealed to countries to