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1 “Zero Hunger” Panel at the 71st UN General Assembly
( UN Main Bodies )

Content by: South-South News

23 September 2016, New York, USA | South-South News — A panel on September 22 during the 71st session of the UN General Assembly examined the progress that has been made in the “Zero Hunger” campaign.

Created on 2016-09-23 21:04:30
2 162,000 to Receive Food Aid in Vanuatu Following Cyclone
( UN Agencies & Departments )

Content by: South-South News

24 March 2015, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – When Cyclone Pam wreaked havoc in the lower western Pacific Ocean two weeks ago, the extent of the damage to regional island nations was immediately clear.

Created on 2015-03-24 19:49:01
3 Aiding Rohingya Refugees
( UN Agencies & Departments )

Content by: South-South News

15 September 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — Up to 400,000 Rohingya have fled Myanmar for Bangladesh since August 25, with thousands more arriving every day. Around 60 percent are children, according to preliminary estimates. The sheer number of refugees has overwhelmed pre-existing refugee camps, with new arrivals seeking she...

Created on 2017-09-15 21:37:12
4 As Ukraine Crisis Escalates, WFP Launches Food Aid for Civilians
( UN Development News )

Content by: South-South News

19 February 2015, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – Recent spouts of violence in East Ukraine have thrown into question the recently established ceasefire agreement. The fighting between government forces and pro-Russian separatists has resulted in the deaths of dozens of civilians, in addition to the million displaced by the violence alr...

Created on 2015-02-19 22:43:54
5 Combatting Hunger in the Sahel
( UN Agencies & Departments )

Content by: South-South News

 

Created on 2017-01-24 23:03:10
6 Famine Worsens in Nigeria
( UN Development News )

Content by: South-South News

10 April 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — The prolonged humanitarian crisis in the wake of the Boko Haram insurgency has had a devastating impact on food and nutrition security in Northeast Nigeria, with 44,000 people facing famine in Borno and Adamawa states. This number is expected to rise during the lean season in the three ...

Created on 2017-04-10 16:12:46
7 FAO Report on Global Food Crisis
( UN Agencies & Departments )

Content by: South-South News

23 March 2018, New York, USA | South-South News — Around 124 million people in 51 countries face food insecurity or worse, and require urgent humanitarian action to save lives, protect livelihoods, and reduce hunger and malnutrition, according to a new Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) report.

Created on 2018-03-23 21:29:45
8 Feeding Raqqa
( UN Agencies & Departments )

Content by: South-South News

6 April 2018, New York, USA | South-South News — As the residents of Raqqa, Syria, are slowly rebuilding their destroyed homes, the World Food Program (WFP) is gearing up to provide food rations for some 30,000 of its most vulnerable citizens.

Created on 2018-04-06 22:09:06
9 First Aid Ship in Four Months Docks in Yemen
( UN Development News )

Content by: South-South News

22 July 2015, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor — A World Food Programme chartered ship carrying food and supplies for over 180,000 people in conflict-affected regions of Yemen has made port in Aden after four months of aid shipments had been prevented due to fighting.

Created on 2015-07-24 21:46:47
10 Food Aid Arrives in South Sudan
( UN Development News )

Content by: South-South News

2 March 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — The United Nations has started distributing food aid to people in the famine-affected parts of South Sudan, where an estimated 100,000 people are already starving. According to the latest report from the Integrated Food Security Phase Classification, famine is currently affecting parts of ...

Created on 2017-03-02 22:56:15
11 Getting Aid to Syria
( UN Development News )

Content by: South-South News

8 August 2016, New York, USA | South-South News — The World Food Program (WFP) conducted a unique operation last week to deliver aid to Syrians displaced by the conflict on the Syrian-Jordanian border. Aid supplies, including food, bread, and hygiene kits, were hoisted using 70-meter high cranes to the Syrian side of the desert. More tha...

Created on 2016-08-08 21:30:38
12 How Conflicts Create Hunger
( UN Main Bodies )

Content by: South-South News

26 March 2018, New York, USA | South-South News — The UN Emergency Relief Coordinator Mark Lowcock told the Security Council on March 23 that the Council could “help prevent famine ever occurring again” adding that hunger was the “clear corollary to the vicious cycle of displacement and conflict.”

Created on 2018-03-26 21:51:20
13 Impact of El Nino Lingers
( UN Development News )

Content by: South-South News

12 July 2016, New York, USA | South-South News — According to the UN’s World Food Program, the recent El Niño weather event - one of the strongest on record - has wound down but its damaging effects on the food security of the most vulnerable continues and will be felt through mid-2017. The UN aid agency noted that the food security o...

Created on 2016-07-12 21:22:36
14 In Ebola Quarantines, Fears of Hunger Rise
( UN Agencies & Departments )

Content by: South-South News

5 September 2014, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – As the number of people infected with Ebla across different countries in West Africa continues to rise, fears of a hunger crisis are growing too.

Created on 2014-09-05 04:00:00
15 New UN Report Shows Decreased Hunger Worldwide
( UN Development News )

Content by: South-South News

29 May 2015, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – A new United Nations report says the total number of persons globally in conditions of hunger has dropped to 795 million. That's 216 million fewer than in 1992.

Created on 2015-05-29 20:40:49
16 Rohingya Food Distribution
( UN Agencies & Departments )

Content by: South-South News

24 October 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — The World Food Program (WFP) warned about 15,000 people have been stranded on the edge of paddy fields for days at the Bangladeshi border with Myanmar, and called for more funds to help feeding the most vulnerable.

Created on 2017-10-24 19:02:35
17 South-South News Hosts Reception to Promote Food Security
( South-South News Initiatives )

Content by: South-South News

24 November 2014, New York, USA | Shari Nijman - Following the success of a high-level meeting on establishing food security through South-South Cooperation, which saw UN offcials, ambassadors and government representatives exchange best practises, a spec...

Created on 2014-11-24 21:32:00
18 UN Prepares for Refugees Escaping Mosul
( UN Agencies & Departments )

Content by: South-South News

18 October 2016, New York, USA | South-South News — The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) says up to one million people could be displaced by a government offensive to retake the Iraqi city of Mosul from ISIS extremists. UNHCR said one of the most crucial issues was to provide safe sites to house those expected to be displaced by the fighting. C...

Created on 2016-10-19 21:45:58
19 WFP Aid for Rohingya Refugees
( UN Main Bodies )

Content by: South-South News

3 October 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — The Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Program (WFP), David Beasley, reiterated WFP’s commitment to supporting people fleeing violence in Myanmar as he met refugee families and saw WFP relief activities in the new settlements in the Cox’s Bazar area.

Created on 2017-10-06 21:18:39
20 WFP Assist Yemen
( UN Agencies & Departments )

Content by: South-South News

16 January 2018, New York, USA | South-South News — The World Food Programme (WFP) has announced today that a ship with four mobile cranes has arrived at the port of Al Hudaydah in Yemen, which is facing the world’s worst hunger crisis.

Created on 2018-01-16 19:20:06

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