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World - International
5/11/2024 8:38:00 PM
Flash floods from unusually heavy seasonal rains in Afghanistan have killed more than 300 people and destroyed over 1,000 houses, the U.N. food agency said Saturday.

World - War in Sudan
5/4/2024 12:15:43 PM
The United Nations food agency warned Sudan’s warring parties late Friday that there is a serious risk of widespread starvation and death in Darfur and elsewhere in Sudan if they don’t allow humanitarian aid into the vast western region.

World - Region
7/19/2023 10:27:53 AM
The United Nations food agency said Tuesday it will reduce monthly cash aid for 120,000 Syrian refugees living in two camps in Jordan because of what it described as an “unprecedented funding crisis.”

World - International
7/2/2023 5:21:48 PM
The head of the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization, Qu Dongyu, was re-elected Sunday for a second term as head of the UN agency.

World - Region
6/13/2023 10:31:35 PM
The UN food agency said Tuesday it will slash aid to Syrians in need of basic food supplies by around half due to a lack of funding.

World - Region
4/16/2023 7:57:03 PM
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres Sunday condemned clashes in Sudan that have left dozens of civilians dead including three workers for the global body's food agency, demanding swift justice over the killings.

World - Region
4/16/2023 5:22:06 PM
The UN's food agency on Sunday said it was suspending work in Sudan after three staff were killed in the restive Darfur region, as fighting raged between the army and paramilitaries.

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
8/30/2022 4:10:44 PM
The first vessel carrying grain from Ukraine to conflict-torn Yemen since the war started in Europe departed a Black Sea port on Tuesday, the U.N. food agency said. The move will help ease one of the world's worst humanitarian crises.

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
3/14/2022 11:12:58 PM
Russia's war against Ukraine is threatening the global food supply and putting developing countries, especially the world's poorest, at risk, the United Nations chief and the head of the UN food agency warned on Monday.

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 - International
11/8/2021 10:39:44 AM
The UN's food agency said Monday the number of people on the edge of famine in 43 countries had risen to 45 million, as acute hunger spikes around the world.

World - International
11/4/2021 10:36:00 PM
World food prices are the highest since July 2011, reflecting in part reduced wheat harvests by major exporters and higher palm oil prices, the United Nations' food agency said Thursday.

World - International
11/1/2021 8:07:14 PM
Elon Musk, the richest person in the world, says he will sell $6 billion worth of Tesla stock and donate the proceeds to the United Nations' food agency if it could show how the money would solve world hunger.

World - Region
9/23/2021 10:50:49 AM
The head of the UN food agency is warning that 16 million people in Yemen 'are marching towards starvation' and says food rations for millions will be cut in October unless new funding arrives

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

World - Region
6/1/2021 11:34:40 AM
The cargo is owned by the UN food agency

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

World - International
10/9/2020 2:06:07 PM
The WFP is a driving force in efforts to prevent the use of hunger as a weapon of war and conflict, with the COVID-19 outbreak further boosting its relevance, chairwoman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee said

World - Region
5/9/2019 2:24:57 PM
Fifty-two million people in the region are suffering from chronic undernourishment with two-thirds of them in conflict zones, the FAO said in a statement

World - Region
3/31/2018 5:50:07 PM

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