Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Snap, Crackle, Pop and fighting hunger

Many people start their morning with the famous Snap, Crackle, Pop of Kellogg’s Rice Krispies. On Thursday, October 23, you can follow that great breakfast with Kellogg by joining their twitter chat.

Read the full article at Examiner.

Monday, October 20, 2014

Spain helps feed refugees in Algeria

The UN World Food Programme (WFP) said today its refugee feeding program in Algeria has gotten a boost from Spain. Around EUR 1.5 million from the Spanish Agency for International Cooperation for Development (AECID) will provide wheat flour, barley, rice and other nutritious food.

Read the full story at Examiner.

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Tough choices face hungry families in America

What if, no matter how much you worked, you did not have enough money to pay your bills? You might then be confronted with an awful choice. Do you pay for utilities or do you pay for food?

Read the full article at Examiner.

Saturday, October 18, 2014

How rice can change the world

Nutrition often does not make headlines. It may not appear to be something that can change the world, but actually it can. So let’s listen for a moment about rice, because there are some important findings the UN World Food Programme (WFP) wants to share.

Read the article at Examiner.

Friday, October 17, 2014

Attacking Ebola: WFP Feeds the Hungry and Sick

We have to do more to stop the Ebola virus. Everyone knows that starts at the source in West Africa.

Read the article at The Huffington Post.

Central African Republic: war prevents food from reaching hungry

Armed groups in the Central African Republic continue to wage war. United Nations peacekeeping soldiers have even come under attack. A recent ambush in the capital Bangui claimed the life of one Pakistani UN peacekeeper.

Read the article at Examiner.

Thursday, October 16, 2014

WFP rushes food to Iraqis displaced by ISIS

The town of Heet, Iraq is the latest to be captured by the terrorist army ISIS. The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) says 180,000 people have been displaced by the assault.

Read the article at Examiner.