World Food Program


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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 arrival of China's food aid is timely, which will help alleviate the threat of the people, the World Food Program. The Department will work closely with China to promote the peace and reconstruction process.
For her part, the representative of the World Food Program in Iraq expressed her happiness for continued joint cooperation between the two sides and the implementation of the system for Iraq and its people and to ensure that citizens receive their food benefits./ End
Prime Minister said that the World Food Program is serving Azad Kashmir for several decades, 'even before the earthquake, the WFP has completed human welfare projects within the AJK region and is still continuing a human service plan' he added.
For his part, the Representative of the World Food Program in Khartoum, Head of Logistics Support for Southern Sudan, stressed his commitment to address all issues of the committee, ensuring the provision of storage and transportation needs, renewing their cooperation with the relevant authorities.
World Food Program chief Ertharin Cousin said the agency had raised 78 million dollars, but needs 60 million dollars more to cover its annual Syria budget, Fox News reports.
Official Pakistan Television said some local employees of the World Food Program were also among those killed.
The United Nations' World Food Program has declared that it has started distributing food rations to 190,000 residents of eastern Syria, but that there are still 110,000 who remain in need of emergency aid, reported Jordanian daily AL RAI, Tuesday.
Sponsored by The World Food Program (WFP), the gallery will display 90 works categorized based on the artists' age, younger than 35, 35 to 50 and older than 50 years of age.Ahmad Esfandiari, Taha Behbahani, Ahmad Vakili, Maryam Salour, Qobad Shiva, Parviz Kalantari and Hossein Mahjoubi are among the artists whose works will be displayed at the Three Generations exhibition.The exhibition will open on World Food Day on October 16th, and the proceeds will be shared with the United Nations World Food Program, press tv reported.
To date, the Caterpillar Foundation has donated $550,000, split between the American Red Cross and the World Food Program, to be matched in gifts from Cat employees, dealers, and retirees and directors up to $500,000.
UN spokeswoman Michele Montas said food provided by the World Food Program will focus on children, pregnant women and nursing mothers in the north, west and central regions of Haiti.
The United Nations World Food Program has developed a video game called Food Force, designed to help children learn about the fight against world hunger.
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