Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Gaza Strip: over 100,000 need emergency food aid

As Israeli forces battle Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip, hunger is also on the rise. Well over 100,000 people have been displaced by the fighting. Many Palestinians are seeking shelter in schools. But no place is safe from the violence or hunger afflicting Gaza.

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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Food supplies for refugees in Cameroon dangerously low

By taking action now we can save refugees from starvation in Africa. This includes over 100,000 war victims from the Central African Republic (CAR) who have fled to Cameroon. Tragically, funding for humanitarian aid is low at a time when people need it the most.

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Sunday, July 20, 2014

Refugees in Kenya days away from losing food rations

War victims from South Sudan have fled by the thousands to neighboring Kenya. These refugees have been receiving life-saving food aid at camps from the UN World Food Programme (WFP). But now tragically those food rations will be cut starting in August.

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Friday, July 18, 2014

Gaza crisis: Food needs are urgent

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) delivered emergency food aid in Gaza during a five-hour ceasefire. As the conflict now escalates between Israel and the Palestinian fighters, there is also the risk of severe hunger.

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Tuesday, July 15, 2014

UNICEF, WFP warn hunger still major crisis in Yemen

The United Nations, in a press release today, said that more than 40 percent of Yemen‘s population is suffering from hunger. These were early findings from a survey by UNICEF and the UN World Food Programme (WFP), two agencies on the frontlines of fighting hunger.

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Monday, July 14, 2014

Will you take the Zero Hunger Challenge?

I just signed up for the Zero Hunger Challenge. It’s a commitment, on the part of individuals and organizations, to help end world hunger. There are currently 842 million people globally who suffer from hunger. To end this massive injustice is clearly going to require all hands on deck. So please join.

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Saturday, July 12, 2014

Violence in Nigeria causing child hunger crisis

The UN World Food Programme (WFP) is feeding thousands of Nigerians who have fled violence in their home country. The displaced persons have sought refuge in northeast Cameroon.

Read the full article at Examiner.