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EU sends $1B to agencies helping at refugee camps

...his country 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...
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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...
Nation and World
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...
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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...
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Choppers ferry injured in Nepal

...gathering, the wind kicked up in Gorkha and sheets of rain began to pour down.Geoff Pinnock of the U.N.'s World Food Program was leading a convoy of trucks north toward the worst-affected areas when the rain began to pound, leaving them...
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...several hours from his home village. ``People are suffering,'' he said. Georgia Shaver, regional manager of the World Food Program, said 100 tons of food has been delivered to flood victims. ``We are reaching about 100,000 people. The number...
Outside editorial: The starving can't wait

...billion in U.S. food aid this year. Yet groups that distribute sustenance to the hungry, such as the U.N. World Food Program and the not-for-profit Mercy Corps, say it is a good beginning that gives them more flexibility to address a...
Translator's Tales

...been making an impact. Since its launch in 2008, there have been zero attacks on ships carrying supplies from the World Food Program. Additionally, there has been some modest success in helping free other captured vessels. However, piracy has...


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