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  • WFP Goodwill Ambassador Hend Sabry visits Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh

    Arab star Sabry visits Rohingya refugee camps

    Arab film and TV star and World Food Programme (WFP) Goodwill Ambassador Hend Sabry visits the Rohingya families in the refugee camps of Bangladesh to show that suffering has no borders and humanity has no boundaries.

  • Rohingya storytellers

    Rohingya refugee youth celebrate storytelling success

    30 Rohingya refugees have graduated from the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) Storytellers programme in a ceremony featuring special guest Raba Khan.

  • Donors losing interest in providing food for Rohingyas: WFP

    Executive Director of World Food Programme (WFP) David Beasley has said donor agencies are gradually losing their interest in providing food assistance for the displaced Rohingyas who have taken shelter in Bangladesh.

  • Rohingya refugees

    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. With humanitarian needs soaring around the world, donors are prioritising crises in Syria, Yemen and Bangladesh.

  • Rohingya village

    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 Luescher says.

  • 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.

  • 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.