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World - Africa
11/26/2021 4:08:28 PM
The UN's World Food Programme (WFP) said Friday that the number of people requiring food aid in war-torn northern Ethiopia had surged to more than nine million.

World - International
11/17/2021 6:37:27 PM
The Taliban on Wednesday urged the U.S. Congress to ease sanctions and release Afghanistan's assets as the country faces economic turmoil.

World - Africa
11/10/2021 11:44:39 AM
The United Nations said Wednesday that Ethiopia had detained 72 drivers working for the World Food Programme (WFP) in a northern city along the only functional road leading into the famine-threatened Tigray region.

World - Africa
9/13/2021 5:23:30 PM
OCHA last month also warned of a funding shortfall, having received only 54 percent of the $1.7 billion required to fund programmes in the country

World - International
8/20/2021 7:11:11 PM
According to WFP estimates, some 2 million children are malnourished in Afghanistan

Business - Economy
8/18/2021 4:04:41 PM
Agrawal, who began his official responsibilities in August, hailed the development efforts undertaken by the government of Egypt on the economic and social levels

World - Region
7/1/2021 4:38:03 PM
Five million people in Yemen are "just a step away from famine", as the conflict is aggravated by economic decline and the impact of the pandemic, the WFP said in a statement

Life & Style - City Lights
5/27/2021 1:55:18 PM
The €60 million ($73 million) project supported rural communities in 16 of the most vulnerable governorates in Egypt

World - Region
5/26/2021 5:46:23 PM
Political deadlock among rival parties has prevented the formation of a government to deal with the crisis

Life & Style - City Lights
4/19/2021 2:51:14 PM
The visit took place at El-Boghdadi village, one of the 123 communities supported under the rural development programme run by the WFP and the government

World - Africa
4/13/2021 4:09:04 PM
The World Food Programme (WFP) said in a briefing in Geneva that 950,000 people are now hungry in Mozambique. It appealed to donors for $82 million to confront the crisis

World - Africa
3/24/2021 4:12:58 PM
In a press statement, the WFP said it urgently needs 170 million dollars to meet 'critical food and nutrition needs' in Tigray over the next six months and to be able to cover any sudden increase there

World - Africa
3/14/2021 8:22:00 PM
Last month, Sudan devalued its currency as part of an IMF-monitored programme and is seeking foreign financing to help it build up foreign reserves

Business - Economy
2/23/2021 3:26:34 PM
A specialised committee will be formed to pinpoint the appropriate villages and centres for the development project expansion and will include representatives from the relevant ministries and the WFP

Business - Economy
12/24/2020 2:09:26 PM
Some 100,000 Egyptians in Luxor, Aswan, Qena, Sohag, and Assiut are expected to benefit from the project

Life & Style - City Lights
12/16/2020 3:12:33 PM
The initiative aims to bridge the gap between youth skills and the job market, providing opportunities while raising awareness on the risks of illegal migration

World - Africa
12/11/2020 4:45:06 PM
``Considering all the evidence available, famine is most likely ongoing, and we expect a high rate of death in that area,'' UN WFP Program staffer announces

World - International
12/10/2020 5:00:22 PM
The Oslo-based committee added that depending on how the pandemic develops, Beasley could maybe give his Nobel lecture at the Oslo City Hall in 2021

Egypt - Politics
10/14/2020 9:00:29 PM
The foreign ministry said such award came in recognition of the role the WFP played in combating hunger and enhancing food security at the global level despite the unprecedented challenges of coronavirus

World - Region
10/9/2020 7:16:08 PM
Meanwhile, Yemen's internationally-recognised government welcomed the choice of winner, pointing to the 'wise and courageous' leadership of the UN agency's executive director, David Beasley

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