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EU sends $1B to agencies helping at refugee camps would donate 100 million pounds ($152 million) - including 40 million pounds ($61 million) to the World Food Program - to help feed refugees in camps close to the conflicts they are fleeing."We must make sure that people in refugee...
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Syrian refugees' misery fuels desperation to reach Europe

...returning home, and for many the situation in exile is worsening. Because of lack of funding, for example, the World Food Program has had to strike hundreds of thousands of refugees off its rolls for monthly vouchers to buy food, and for some others...
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In South Sudan a fragile peace allows food deliveries

...won't wait to see if this lull in fighting will last. Clutching a yellow token which entitles her to a sack of World Food Program sorghum, she said she'd head for the uncertain bush as soon as she received her food because she did not feel safe...
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Parenting reflections

...Will there be enough volunteer coaches for them to play youth sports? Will there be enough volunteers helping with food programs so they can have a good meal each day? Will we involve our children in service? I think there is no better way to raise...
Anchorage School District serving summer meals to children if it has a summer school program as well for the food program, Thern said.Mountain View Lions Park's that really needs it," Arnold said of the summer food program in Mountain View.As part of the program, the federal...
Sharing meals and breaking barriers in Juneau: our neighborhoods are economically diverse. However, that disqualifies us for certain federal food programs," she said. "Right now, we've got about half the emergency rations we need. And that's before whatever state...
Yemen officials: Some ground fighting after cease-fire

...already stored in Yemen and assess the needs for areas that have been difficult to reach.Separately, the U.N. World Food Program said it was ready to provide emergency food rations to more than 750,000 people. A vessel chartered by the agency...
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'We Need Help:' Aid scarce in quake-hit Nepal villages

...Kathmandu."We definitely need more helicopters," Ertharin Cousin, executive director of the U.N.'s World Food Program, told The Associated Press in the village of Majuwa, west of the capital. Aid agencies have been using Majuwa as...
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Bill would allow fish, game donations to food programs

JUNEAU - Hunters and fishers would be able to donate lawfully taken fish, game and aquatic plants to food service programs in Alaska under legislation proposed Wednesday.
Aid arriving in Nepal's remote quake-hit villages

...misery was the rain that has fallen periodically since the quake and hampered helicopter aid flights.The U.N. World Food Program warned that it will take time for food and other supplies to reach more remote communities that have been cut off by...
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