PORT-AU-PRINCE – As the hurricane season officially opens, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today outlined emergency readiness plans to help Haiti meet the challenges of potentially devastating rains and tropical storms.
BAGHDAD – The World Food Programme (WFP) today launched a cash-for-work programme in Iraq to help some of the poorest sections of Iraqi society earn enough money to pay for food that might otherwise be beyond their reach.
PORT AU PRINCE –The Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), Josette Sheeran, today announced a scale-up of cash and food for work activities, school meals and nutrition programmes to support the Haitian people in building a better, stronger Haiti.
NEW YORK, NY - Five-time Grammy Award winner, Christina Aguilera, was today named “Ambassador Against Hunger” for the United Nations World Food Program (WFP) – an appointment she revealed during her appearance on “The Oprah Winfrey Show”.
DAKAR – The United Nations World Food Program (WFP) announced it is more than doubling the number of hungry people it feeds in Niger, providing assistance to 2.3 million people caught in a worsening food crisis caused by drought in the eastern Sahel.
KAMPALA – The United Nations World Food Program (WFP) is changing the way it does business in Uganda’s drought-prone Karamoja region, with the launch of an emergency operation next week, alongside a new program designed to better address the underlying causes of food shortages and malnutrition.
Kinshasa- Nutrition surveys carried out by the Congolese government, with the support of UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the UN World Food Program (WFP), have found unusually high levels of malnutrition in children living in five provinces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
Port-au-Prince – The United Nations World Food Program (WFP) said today that Haiti’s human capital will have a major role to play in providing safety nets for the most vulnerable, boosting local agriculture production and supporting local markets throughout the entire country in the aftermath of the recent devastating earthquake.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM 38.56, +0.93, +2.48%) has been honored with PR Week's "Cause Related Campaign of the Year 2010" award for World Hunger Relief, the world's largest private-sector hunger relief effort spanning 110 countries and 37,000 KFC, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell, Long John Silver's and A&W Restaurants. The Company's World Hunger Relief effort raises awareness, volunteerism and funds for United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and other hunger relief agencies.