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Millions at risk in East Africa – UN agencies

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Millions of displaced families across East Africa will suffer hunger as food rations dwindle due to stretched humanitarian resources as the world grapples with...

WFP at full stretch in Cabo Delgado

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The World Food Programme (WFP) is assisting over 50 000 people affected by deadly violence in Palma, a town in Mozambique's troubled Cabo Delgado province,...

“Serious escalation of violence” in Cabo Delgado – UN agencies

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A UN agency is reporting targeted attacks against civilians in Cabo Delgado’s Palma, marking what is termed “a serious escalation of violence and volatility”...

South Sudan violence blocking food aid

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Violence in South Sudan is blocking deliveries of food aid needed to stave off severe hunger in some areas, the World Food...

Thousands arrive to collect long-awaited food supplies in South Sudan

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At the muddy airstrip in Nyal, an opposition-held town in war-ravaged South Sudan, thousands of people came to collect the first food...

South Sudan refugees risk death for food

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Oliver Wani found sanctuary from South Sudan's civil war in a Ugandan refugee camp. But when food ran out, he returned home...

UN emergency food aid in Nigeria cut

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The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has had to scale back plans for emergency feeding of 400,000 people in Boko Haram-hit...

South Sudan releases UN aid worker

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South Sudan's government released a United Nations aid worker after detaining him for nearly a month, a top UN official said. Other aid...

World Food Programme porters killed in South Sudan

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Three men working as porters for the UN's World Food Programme (WFP) were killed in ethnic violence in South Sudan's Wau city...

Helicopter-borne aid reaches north-eastern Nigeria

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Flying in aid workers by helicopter to remote, hard-to-reach areas previously cut off from help by Boko Haram violence across north-east Nigeria...

Rare U.N. Eritrea aid shipment shows Asmara slowly opening up

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A consignment of aid shipped by the U.N. World Food Programme (WFP) through Eritrea's main port this month was the first in...

Half Central African Republic’s people face hunger, WFP fed 400,000 in...

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Two and a half million people in the Central African Republic, half the population, have too little to eat because of conflict...

U.N. taps crowdfunding app to tackle refugee camp food shortages

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The United Nations' World Food Programme (WFP) has responded to a funding crunch by developing a mobile app that lets people around...

Desert Wolf awarded UN surveillance trailer contract

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Local surveillance company Desert Wolf has received a contract from the United Nations for its Red Roman surveillance trailers, which will be...

EU Naval Force has protected 300 World Food Programme vessels

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The EU Naval Force achieved a major milestone this week by successfully completing its 300th close protection of a World Food Programme...

Three South Sudanese freed after UN aircraft lands in rebel area

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A South Sudanese civil servant and two humanitarian workers have been freed by rebels who detained them when their U.N. World Food...

Three South Sudanese held after U.N. aircraft lands in rebel area

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A South Sudanese civil servant and two other people travelling from a government-controlled area aboard a U.N. World Food Program helicopter were...

Sudan rebels free Bulgarian aid workers

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Six Bulgarian U.N. aid workers who were detained by rebels in Sudan's strife-torn South Kordofan region have been released, the Bulgarian foreign...

Sudan rebels to free Bulgarian aid workers this week

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Six Bulgarian aid workers detained by Sudanese rebels after their helicopter made an emergency landing in a war-torn part of Sudan are...

Sudanese rebels detain six Bulgarians

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Six Bulgarians working with the UN's World Food Programme (WFP) were detained by Sudanese rebels after their helicopter made an emergency landing...

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