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Japan Renews Commitment to Food and Nutrition Assistance in Lesotho

A signing ceremony was held today to mark the contribution

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today welcomed a JPY 250 million (approximately US$ 2 Million) contribution by the Government of Japan to strengthen food assistance support to 60,000 pre-primary school children through the Government of Lesotho’s national school feeding programme. A signing ceremony was held today to mark…

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World Food Programme (WFP), United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Refugees and Returnees Service (RRS) Appeal for Funding to Continue Feeding over 750,000 Refugees in Ethiopia

Food rations for refugees in Ethiopia were first reduced by 16 percent in November 2015, by 40 percent in November 2021, and by 50 percent in June 2022

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and the Ethiopian Government Refugees and Returnees Service (RRS) appealed today for US$73m to provide food rations to over 750,000 refugees in Ethiopia, over the next six months. WFP will completely run out of food for refugees by…

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United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), Refugees and Returnees Service (RRS) appeal for funding to continue feeding over 750,000 refugees in Ethiopia

WFP will completely run out of food for refugees by October, leaving vulnerable families who are dependent on food assistance at risk of undernutrition

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and the Ethiopian Government Refugees and Returnees Service (RRS) appealed today for US$73m to provide food rations to over 750,000 refugees in Ethiopia, over the next six months. WFP will completely run out of food for refugees by…

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World Food Programme (WFP) Welcomes Government of Japan Funding to Tackle Food Insecurity in Malawi

The funding will complement a Government of Malawi-led intervention providing 540 metric tonnes of locally procured beans to affected people in the districts of Chikwawa, Nsanje and Phalombe hit by flooding in March

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has welcomed a US$ 500,000 (MK 500 million) contribution from the Government of Japan to meet the urgent food needs of 200,000 Malawians affected by higher staple prices due to the conflict in Ukraine and recent flood-induced crop losses. The funding will complement…

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The United States Contributes USD $223 Million to Help World Food Programme (WFP) Save Lives and Stave Off Severe Hunger in South Sudan

The funds are a life-saving donation as severe hunger exacerbated by conflict, climate change, and the rising cost of food ravage the world’s youngest nation

The United States Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), has contributed USD $223 million to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) for critical food and nutrition assistance to reach millions on the brink of starvation in South Sudan. The country is witnessing its worst food crisis…

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World Food Programme Receives US$ 1.6 Million from Japan to Help Nourish School Children in Eswatini

A press briefing and signing ceremony was held today to mark the contribution

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomes the Government of Japan’s contribution of JPY 200,000,000 (equivalent to E25 Million) in funding from the Government of Japan to ensure the provision of nutritious meals to over 24,000 (11,571 girls and 12,659 boys) school children across Eswatini. A press briefing and…

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Japan provides further support to provide food in Zimbabwe

The contribution from Japan will support food distributions during the start of the lean season, October to December 2022, when WFP aims to assist more than 400,000 people

The Government of Japan has made an additional contribution of US$500.000.00 to the World Food Programme (WFP) to help alleviate food insecurity in Zimbabwe. The contribution is especially timely, given that many in the country will struggle to feed themselves at the peak of the lean season because of successive…

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WFP Welcomes World Bank US$100 Million Contribution for Critical Emergency Cash and Food Assistance in Sudan

This project aims to provide cash transfers and food to more than two million people across Sudan, including internally displaced people and residents

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in Sudan has received a contribution of US$ 100 million from the World Bank to implement its newly launched Sudan Emergency Safety Nets Project. This project aims to provide cash transfers and food to more than two million people across Sudan, including internally…

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WFP and partners bring first-of-its-kind transport training centre to West Africa

Construction of the centre is expected to commence later this year with the financial support of the Government of Japan

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is partnering with global corporations to build a world-class Transport Training Centre in Accra, Ghana, aimed at enhancing transport and logistics capacities across West Africa. The centre will inject new expertise into local transport markets, equipping them to deliver life-saving goods like food…

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China supports WFP's assistance to crisis-affected people in Burkina Faso

The contribution from the Government of China enables WFP to provide immediate food assistance to more than 170,000 vulnerable communities in Burkina Faso

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the Government of China have signed an agreement to provide life-saving food assistance to vulnerable populations in Burkina Faso affected by the combined threat of conflict, climate shocks, and the socio-economic impacts of COVID-19. The contribution from the Government of China enables…