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WFP urges safe access to besieged Ukrainian cities

The United Nations World Food Programme has called for unimpeded access to families trapped in encircled cities and conflict zones in Ukraine, which is now the world's fastest-growing humanitarian crisis.

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Ukraine crisis could drive global hunger to new levels - UN

On the ninth day of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, the UN World Food Programme voiced grave concern at the dwindling ability of families in conflict zones to get enough food, warning the war could drive global hunger to new levels and impact millions of people far beyond the country's borders.

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FAO, WFP team up to boost schoolchildren's nutrition

The UN Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and World Food Programme have launched a project to improve the diet of school-aged children with support from Germany's agriculture ministry (BMEL), FAO announced in a statement.

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Italy seeks 'maximum cooperation' from WFP over Attanasio slaying

The foreign ministry said Wednesday it hopes that Rome prosecutors will get "maximum cooperation" from the UN World Food Programme, after two of its officials were accused of playing a role in the 2021 killing of Italy's ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo, Luca Attanasio.

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Acute hunger worsening in northern Ethiopia says WFP

Almost 40 percent of people in Ethiopia's war-torn Tigray province are severely hungry while a record 9 million plus in the country's north need emergency food aid, the UN World Food Programme warned on Friday, calling for US$337 to fund its operations in the region over the next six months.

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WFP-run airlifts in Africa funded by $3.5m EU donation

A US$ 3.5 million contribution from the European Union helped UN World Food Programme- managed airlifts of over 60,000 aid workers to areas of West and Central Africa last year, Rome-based WFP said Friday in a statement.

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Climate stokes 'horrific' hunger in southern Madagascar

As crucial UN climate talks get underway in Glasgow, over 1.1 million people have been suffering acute hunger in southern Madagascar while 14,000 there face famine, the World Food Programme warned on Tuesday, calling for 69 million dollars of emergency funds.

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UN Humanitarian Air Service re-starts flights to Kabul

The United Nations Humanitarian Air Service has resumed flights to Kabul, enabling humanitarian workers and badly needed relief items to reach desperate Afghans across the country in a "turning point", the UN World Food Programme said on Tuesday.

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Italy gives €1m to WFP school meals programme in Lebanon

Italy has given a million euros to help the UN World Food Programme provide nutritious snacks to pupils in crisis-hit Lebanon, where schools have been closed for months during the Coronavirus pandemic, WFP said on Wednesday, thanking Italy for its generosity.

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WFP to step up food aid in Myanmar as hunger soars

The United Nations World Food Programme is to mount a new food assistance operation that aims to target 2 million vulnerable people in the poor townships in Myanmar’s main cities and other areas of the country where people have fled their homes.

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