World Food Programme (WFP)

January 18, 2018
January 18, 2018

UN cuts food for east Africa as Bangladesh gets priority

Cuts in food rations for 1.5 million refugees in east Africa, due to funding shortages, could increase school dropouts, crime and malnutrition, a United Nations official says. ...

October 27, 2017
October 27, 2017

Myanmar gives green light to resume UN food aid

Myanmar authorities have agreed to allow the United Nations to resume food distributions in northern Rakhine state, suspended for nearly two months, World Food Programme (WFP) spokeswoman Bettina...

January 9, 2016
January 9, 2016

Aid for starving Syria village advanced

Aid including one month's worth of food and medicine can reach for 40,000 people trapped in Madaya, a besieged Syrian village as early as Sunday morning, the World Food Programme says.

April 5, 2015
April 5, 2015

Bangladesh ahead of India in nutrition monitoring

Bangladesh performed better in conducting regular surveys on the nutritional status of respective population compared to India, reports the Times of India.