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23 Feb 2018 description
The participating agencies - IOM, UNDP, UNFPA, UNHCR, UNICEF, UN Women and WFP - will provide a range of food and development assistance throughout Rakhine State.
16 Feb 2018 description
Since the launch last week of the cash initiative, 38,000 people have received the equivalent of US$15 each for a month, enough to meet their basic food needs.
15 Feb 2018 description
La contribution de la Coopération suisse servira à réduire la malnutrition chronique chez les enfants de moins de 5 ans et à subvenir aux besoins nutritionnels de 12 000 femmes enceintes.
14 Feb 2018 description
As many as 726,600 refugees have benefited from WFP’s latest round of food distributions, including 113,000 women and young children who have received special nutritious food.
08 Feb 2018 description
Urgent action is required by member states and development partners to determine the scale and extent of the possible impact of the prolonged dry spell on the agricultural season.
07 Feb 2018 description
The impact of Yemeni riyal depreciation and the port closure by the coalition in December has continued to impact the market along with other factors such as taxation.
29 Jan 2018 description
Humanitarian efforts to provide affected communities with food relief and livelihood support remain extremely critical, FAO and WFP have told the UN Security Council.
17 Jan 2018 description
Despite a slight improvement in the food supply in December, prices are still high and unaffordable for about 400,000 besieged people in Eastern Ghouta. Access constraints remain a challenge.
11 Jan 2018 description
WFP and UNHCR have appealed to donors to contribute funds to reverse a 25% reduction from January onwards in food or cash assistance for more than 100,000 refugees in Rwanda.
05 Jan 2018 description
A study shows that although more than 90% of refugees in Cox’s Bazar have received emergency food assistance, a major concern is limited access to a diversified and balanced diet.
29 Dec 2017 description
WHO, WFP and UNICEF appeal for humanitarian access and an end to conflict as 75 per cent of population are now in need of urgent humanitarian assistance.
27 Dec 2017 description
The multi-year funding arrangement will enable WFP to continue to support internally displaced people in Darfur who have not had regular access to food for many years.
20 Dec 2017 description
Some 18,000 households – whether displaced, returnee or host families – stand to benefit from US$10 million in Belgian government funding channeled through the WFP and FAO.
13 Dec 2017 description
Perú logró reducir la Desnutrición Crónica Infantil en 50% (del 26% al 13%) en los últimos 10 años. Sin embargo, más del 40% de niñas y niños de comunidades indígenas son afectados por esta enfermedad.
07 Dec 2017 description
Violence in the Kasai area of DRC has forced about 1.4 million people from their homes, and as a result, traditionally high malnutrition rates have sky-rocketed.
02 Dec 2017 description
Without the urgent resumption of commercial imports, especially food, fuel and medicines, millions of children, women and men risk mass hunger, disease and death.
01 Dec 2017 description
WFP, FAO and IFAD announced a new alliance that will unite their efforts to support the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean to eradicate hunger, malnutrition and poverty.
30 Nov 2017 description
El PMA, la FAO y el FIDA anunciaron el 30 de noviembre una alianza con un foco inicial en Haití, Guatemala y Colombia para erradicar el hambre, la malnutrición y la pobreza e impulsar el desarrollo rural.
23 Nov 2017 description
Mobile connectivity plays an essential role in restoring a sense of normalcy in Cox’s Bazar. It can help affected communities access information, communicate and coordinate better.
19 Nov 2017 description
Japan’s contribution will fund almost a fifth of WFP’s total funding requirement for the refugee crises. WFP still needs US$55 million to feed more than a million people until February 2018.