Wednesday, July 30, 2014

World Food Programme officer dies in Syria

The UN World Food Programme (WFP) said yesterday that one of its officers had died in Syria. Ayman Omar, head of security in Syria and the Middle East, was killed in a road accident on Monday. He had just completed a mission to Aleppo. Ayman was 36 years old.

Read the article at Examiner.

Monday, July 28, 2014

A Tale of Two Stores Fighting Hunger in America

One is a nationwide business, the other a small local farm. No matter the size, both are giants feeding those in need in their community. That’s what it takes to end hunger in America.

Read the full article at The Huffington Post.

Friday, July 25, 2014

Kerry warns of mass starvation in South Sudan

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry today warned that South Sudan is on the brink of famine. War between the South Sudanese government and opposition forces has destroyed food supplies, threatening millions with starvation.

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WFP gave food at school hit in Gaza rocket attack

The Gaza school struck in the tragic rocket attack yesterday was a distribution point for the UN World Food Programme (WFP). The WFP is leading the hunger relief mission in Gaza and throughout Palestine.

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Thursday, July 24, 2014

Burkina Faso: malnourished children may lose life-saving Plumpy'Sup

The UN World Food Programme (WFP) said this week that its nutrition programs in Burkina Faso may cease because of low funding. This means hungry children will not receive Plumpy’Sup, a food that fights potentially deadly malnutrition.

Read the full article at Examiner.

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.

Read the article at Examiner.

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.

Read the article at Examiner.