emergency food aid

China to send food aid to Africa

August 20th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 20 (IANS) China will send food to famine-hit African countries later this month as part of a 90 million yuan ($14 million) emergency food aid announced by the ... Read more...

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500,000 Libyans fed by UN food organisation

July 6th, 2011 - 9:48 am ICT by IANS
Rome, July 6 (IANS/AKI) The UN World Food Programme (WFP) has distributed 6,000 tonnes of emergency food aid to over 500,000 people in conflict-hit Libya over the past four months, ... Read more...

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Pakistan food aid programme halted after suicide attack

December 27th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 27 (IANS) A UN agency has temporarily shutdown its food aid programme in Pakistan's restive tribal region after a suicide bomb attack on one of its posts killed 46 ... Read more...

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International community can’t entirely fund Pak flood recovery efforts: Holbrooke

September 21st, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept 21 (ANI): US Special Envoy for Pakistan and Afghanistan Richard Holbrooke has reiterated that the international community cannot fund the entire cost of recovery from the devastation caused by ... Read more...

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Hindus ask for Britain’s apology for millions of starvation deaths of 1943 famine

September 10th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Sept 10 (ANI): Hindus want Britain to tender a formal apology to India and relatives of affected families for reportedly about three million starvation deaths in the great famine of ... Read more...

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Drought threatens 23 million in East Africa: Oxfam

September 29th, 2009 - 8:20 am ICT by IANS
London/Nairobi, Sep 29 (DPA) Oxfam Great Britain Tuesday warned that 23 million people were facing severe hunger due to climate change-exacerbated drought in East Africa. "This is the worst humanitarian crisis Oxfam has ... Read more...

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Bill and Hilary Clinton’s ‘mutual admiration society’!

September 26th, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep. 26 (ANI): Describing US Secretary of State Hilary Clinton as "the best public servant our family has produced," former US President Bill Clinton has admitted that his wife ... Read more...

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One billion are hungry, poor - nations acknowledge at L’Aquila

July 10th, 2009 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin L'Aquila (Italy), July 10 (IANS) Over a billion people in the world are suffering from hunger and poverty and the global economic crisis has plunged nearly 100 million into extreme ... Read more...

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Food shortage to affect nine million Afghans this winter: NYT

September 19th, 2008 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Sept.19 (ANI): At least nine million Afghans face the prospect of acute food shortage this winter due to a poor harvest this year. This looming food crisis in Afghanistan could force ... Read more...

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Over three million Somalis need emergency food aid: report

August 27th, 2008 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Aug 27 (Xinhua) A humanitarian crisis is unfolding in Somalia with the number of people needing food aid in the lawless nation rising to more than 3.2 million this year, a ... Read more...

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EU plans emergency aid on food, fuel prices

June 20th, 2008 - 8:32 am ICT by IANS
DPA Brussels, June 20 (DPA) The European Union is to launch emergency aid measures for the EU citizens and industries hit hardest by soaring food and fuel prices, the head of the bloc's ... Read more...

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Wyclef Jean launches charity to help homeland Haiti

May 22nd, 2008 - 5:28 pm ICT by admin
New York, May 22 (ANI): Haitian American musician Wyclef Jean launched a charity in aid of his homeland Haiti called Together for Haiti.Jean is collecting money, food and information on how ... Read more...

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US releases more aid to help ease food crisis

April 30th, 2008 - 11:45 am ICT by admin
Xinhua Washington, April 30 (Xinhua) The US government has released an additional $40 million in emergency food aid to help ease the global food crisis, the State Department said. The fund from the ... Read more...

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Surging food prices could slow poverty reduction by seven years

April 12th, 2008 - 9:05 am ICT by admin
By Chris Cermak Washington, April 12 (DPA) In order to hammer home the point of just how dire the food situation in poor countries has become, World Bank President Robert Zoellick resorted to ... Read more...

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