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Food production in Syria at record low as 9 million go hungry

Food production in war-torn Syria has hit a record low and has left nine million people wondering where their next meal will come from, the United Nations has said.

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Children and parents together “too sick to move” in Yemeni hospital

Malnourishment is becoming so severe in war-torn Yemen that children and parents are laying side-by-side in hospital beds, “too sick to move”.

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Families in Yemen struggling to feed their children: WFP

Severely malnourished children in some parts of Yemen are surviving on bread alone most days of the week.

That’s what mothers told a team from the World Food Programme (WFP) which concluded a visit to the country on Tuesday.

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Widening the “safety net” and “digital food” in cities

Cities of the future will have an expanded “social safety net,” including more “digital food” for the needy, according to the deputy chief of the World Food Programme (WFP).

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Emergency mobilization underway in Haiti as hurricane hits

An emergency response to support people affected by the landfall of Hurricane Matthew in Haiti is underway, the UN’s food agency has confirmed.

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South Sudan refugees in Uganda receive emergency aid

An emergency aid operation is being implemented by the World Food Programme (WFP) in Uganda to assist refugees from South Sudan.

Over 80,000 people fled to Uganda in July, to escape renewed conflict in Africa’s newest nation.

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UN and Africa: focus on Timbuktu, food assistance and children in South Sudan

Islamist militant from Mali pleads guilty to Timbuktu war crimes

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“Equity” and access to food is main “challenge”

Making sure that everyone gets access to food is one of the main challenges facing the international community according to the World Food Programme (WFP).

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Over 6.5 million people in Malawi in need of emergency food aid

The largest ever emergency food relief operation in Malawi’s history has kicked off on Wednesday, according to the World Food Programme (WFP).

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Syrian town receives first food convoy since 2012

For the first time in four years, food aid has reached the besieged Syrian town of Darayya, the World Food Programme (WFP) has reported.

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