40 Million People at Risk of Starvation,
Says Head of World Food Programme;
More Consistent Humanitarian Funding, Investment in Agriculture Urgently Needed
This report includes:
(A) Global Resourcing Update
(B) Asia Region: (1) Democratic People's Republic of Korea
(C) West and Central Asia Region: (1) Afghanistan, (2) Iran
(D) Middle East: (1) Palestinian Territories
(E) East and Southern Africa Region: (1) Regional overview, (2) Zimbabwe,
(3) Malawi, (4) Zambia, (5) Djibouti, (6) Kenya, (7) Ethiopia
(F) Central Africa Region: (1) Angola, (2) Namibia, (3) Democratic Republic of Congo
The Partnership With Women Task Group, part of the CWS International Justice and Human Rights Office, is sending a delegation of five North American women to North Korea on August 23 to establish direct relationships with women from the Korean Christians Federation, a CWS partner in North Korea. Together the women - including Protestant and Roman Catholic members - will discuss peace, reunification and ecumenism.
This report includes: A) Democratic People's Republic of Korea - floods B) Afghanistan C) Sierra Leone D) Somalia E) Ethiopia F) D.R. Congo - Angolan refugees G) Zambia - D.R. Congo refugees.