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World Food Programme

$2.6B aid needed for Afghan people: World Food Programme

Jan 7, 2022
Expressing concerns over the starvation level in Afghanistan, the World Food Programme has said the organization needs up to USD 2.6 billion to provide food to Afghan people, reported local media.

32% children in Nepal chronically malnourished

Dec 17, 2021
Multidimensional poverty, vulnerability to shocks including the economic slowdown from COVID-19, and weak infrastructure all impede the progress towards reducing malnourishment, a report states.

Thousands of Afghans received humanitarian assistance: UN agency

Oct 9, 2021
Thousands of Afghans have received humanitarian assistance within a week from September 27 to October 3 across Afghanistan, a United Nations agency said on Saturday.

The Weeknd, goodwill ambassador for UN's WFP

Oct 9, 2021
Canadian singer-songwriter The Weeknd was recently made a goodwill ambassador for the United Nations World Food Programme

Donors concerned over Taliban rule as UN seeks funds

Sep 13, 2021
The United Nations, meanwhile, hosted a donors conference to drum up emergency funds for beleaguered Afghans who could soon face widespread hunger after decades of conflict.

Taliban largely seal off Kabul airport as airlift winds down

Aug 28, 2021
The Taliban deployed extra forces around Kabul’s airport Saturday to prevent large crowds from gathering after a devastating suicide attack two days earlier, as the massive US-led airlift wound down ahead of an Aug 31 deadline.

Barekot Rural Municipality sets up food bank to address food crisis in Jajarkot

Aug 17, 2021
Efforts are underway to set up a food bank at Barekot in Jajarkot so that it could address the food crisis.

Syrian refugees in Jordan worry as WFP to cut food aid

Jun 30, 2021
Mohammad Harkal, a Syrian refugee living in Jordan with his wife and five children, voiced concerns that he would not be able to put bread on the table for his family if there is no aid from the United Nations World Food Programme.

Acute food insecurity at 5-year high in 2020: UN

May 6, 2021
Conflicts, economic crises, and extreme weather conditions pushed the number of people who faced acute food insecurity to 155 million in 2020, the highest figure in five years, Food and Agriculture Organization and other agencies said here on Wednesday.

Restore democracy, end violence in Myanmar: UN

May 1, 2021
The UN Security Council on Friday again demanded the restoration of democracy in Myanmar and the release of all detainees including Aung San Suu Kyi.




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