Tag: World Food Programme

More than 76,000 in hurricane-hit Bahamas may need food, other aid: WFP

GENEVA: More than 76,000 people could be in need of food and other aid in the Bahamas after the Caribbean nation was ravaged by Hurricane...

10mn Yemenis ‘one step away from famine’: UN

UNITED NATIONS: With Yemen now in its fifth year of conflict between pro-Government forces and Houthi rebels, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) is calling...

200,000 people in Zimbabwe affected by floods, cyclone: UN

GENEVA: The number of people in Zimbabwe affected by a devastating cyclone and flooding has jumped to 200,000, with most of the damage occurring near...

Govt committed to address nutrition issue: Kiani

ISLAMABAD: Minister for National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination Aamer Mehmood Kiani on Thursday said that the government was committed to address the nutrition issue...

UN warns of worsening hunger crisis in Yemen

GENEVA: Some 12 million Yemenis could soon be on the brink of famine if the security and economic situation in the war-ravaged country does not...

World Food Programme tackles hunger with innovative ad

NEW YORK: The UN World Food Programme on Monday took its campaign to fight world hunger to a global cinema audience with an innovative, interactive...

Twenty one million Yemeni people need emergency aid, protection

UNITED NATIONS: Efforts to respond to the grave humanitarian crisis in Yemen, currently the world's largest, are being hampered by insufficient funding and other challenges,...

WFP says 3 contract workers killed in South Sudan  

  JUBA: The World Food Programme (WFP) on Friday condemned the deaths of three contract workers in fighting that engulfed South Sudan's second-largest city Wau earlier...