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World Food Program

A branch of the United Nations that provides food in needy areas worldwide. It was established in 1960 and has distributed food in areas where food security is lowest. It is based in Rome.
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The UN World Food Programme welcomed a generous contribution of $31 million from the Government of the UAE towards its emergency humanitarian operations in Syria.
High Commissioner for Refugees, AntEnio Guterres and Executive Director of the World Food Programme, Ertharin Cousin arrive in the camp
The World Food Programme has launched a $16 million (pounds 9.
According to the United Nations World Food Programme, the average 7-year-old North Korean boy is 8 inches shorter and about 22 pounds lighter than a boy of the same age in South Korea.
Chief fundraiser Karina Hunt is busy counting the cash raised for the World Food Programme to feed 4,000 children in developing countries for one year.
Catherine Bertini, former executive director of the World Food Programme (WFP) and current United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Management, has been named the winner of the $250,000 World Food Prize in 2003, presented by the World Food Prize Foundation.
Independent UK Logistics consultancy DFF International has won a major contract with the UN's World Food Programme to develop a transport management strategy to be implemented for key emergency famine relief locations around the world.
Educating women is the key to eradicating poverty and hunger, said Catherine Bertini, Executive Director of the UN's World Food Programme and Under-Secretary General of the UN.
Working with the World Food Programme, the FAO has also launched a $9.
Brands and Christina Aguilera, United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) Ambassador Against Hunger with the George McGovern Leadership Award.
Partner(s):United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)
Without additional contributions, the World Food Programme could be forced to reduce rations for Syrians throughout the region and the UN High Commissioner for Refugees will be unable to provide blankets, sleeping mats, hygiene supplies and clothes to 780,000 internally displaced Syrians," asserted State Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki to reporters.
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