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World - Africa
4/29/2022 5:51:15 PM
Ethiopia on Friday rejected as "lies" claims of withdrawal by Tigrayan rebels from a region neighbouring war-wracked Tigray and accused them of trying to "impede" the delivery of aid.

War in Ukraine - Economy
4/8/2022 1:48:51 PM
Prices for food commodities like grains and vegetable oils reached their highest levels ever last month largely because of Russia's war in Ukraine and the "massive supply disruptions'' it is causing, threatening millions of people in Africa, the Middle East elsewhere with hunger and malnourishment, the United Nations said Friday.

World - Region
2/20/2022 11:33:01 AM
The UN's food aid arm, the World Food Programme, says it is being forced to cut rations to millions of starving people in war-ravaged Yemen in order to feed those starving to death there.

World - Africa
2/15/2022 3:32:46 PM
The WHO has delivered medical supplies to Ethiopia's troubled Tigray region for the first time since July -- but cannot get the fuel needed to distribute the aid, it said Tuesday.

World - Africa
1/14/2022 2:47:58 PM
At least 108 civilians have been killed this month in a series of airstrikes in the war-torn northern Tigray region of Ethiopia, the United Nations said Friday.

World - Africa
1/5/2022 3:51:04 PM
More than six million people in drought-hit areas of eastern and southern Ethiopia will need "life-saving" assistance this year, the UN's emergency response agency said in a new report.

World - Region
12/31/2021 5:22:14 PM
The World Food Program has suspended its operations across Sudan's province of North Darfur following recent attacks on its warehouses, a decision expected to affect about 2 million local people.

World - Region
12/29/2021 11:12:09 PM
Sudanese gunmen have looted a World Food Programme warehouse containing about 1,900 tonnes of food aid in Darfur amid a surge of violence in the western region, officials said Wednesday.

World - Africa
12/9/2021 11:00:00 AM
The World Food Program has suspended aid distribution in the northern Ethiopian town of Kombolcha after "mass looting" of its warehouses blamed on Tigrayan forces, a UN spokesman said Wednesday.

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

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