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UN to expand food aid to South Sudan

Last Updated: Sunday, May 11, 2014, 03:41

The UN World Food Programme (WFP) said Saturday it plans to expand its emergency programmes in South Sudan.

India donates 2,500 tonnes of wheat as food aid to Yemen

Last Updated: Sunday, November 24, 2013, 22:44

India has donated 2,500 metric tonnes of wheat worth USD 2 million as food assistance to the troubled Gulf state of Yemen.

UN food body approves $200 mn food aid to North Korea

Last Updated: Saturday, June 08, 2013, 13:12

The UN food body on Saturday said it had approved $200 million of food aid for North Korea, targeting the country`s most vulnerable people who remain dependent on external assistance.

N Korea floods: 169 dead, 400 missing; UN to send aid

Last Updated: Saturday, August 04, 2012, 18:47

UN`s World Food Programme (WFP) has confirmed to send emergency food aid to the flood hit areas of North Korea.

North Korea needs food aid, not politics: UN

Last Updated: Saturday, October 22, 2011, 08:58

The UN`s top relief official said that six million North Koreans need help.

Food aid to Pakistan reaches 7,000 tonnes: WFP

Last Updated: Saturday, October 01, 2011, 00:09

At least 5.4 million people have been affected by monsoon floods in Pakistan, out of which 1.8 million are displaced.

No plans to resume food aid to N Korea: South

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 06, 2011, 12:48

The European Union will restart food aid worth USD 14.5 million to North Korea.

EU to provide emergency food aid to North Korea

Last Updated: Monday, July 04, 2011, 13:41

European Commission will provide EUR 10 million in food aid to North Korea to help 650,000 people.

EU officials to visit North Korea on food aid: Report

Last Updated: Sunday, May 29, 2011, 15:21

The US is likely to reach a decision on resuming food aid to North Korea.

Six Zimbabwe provinces `need food aid`

Last Updated: Monday, March 21, 2011, 15:58

Zimbabwe needs an estimated 2.2 million tonnes of maize each year.

US lawmakers oppose North Korea food aid

Last Updated: Friday, March 11, 2011, 16:08

US Republican lawmakers fear the aid would bolster Kim Jong-Il`s regime.

US considers resuming food aid to North Korea

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 02, 2011, 10:42

The US is considering resumption of food aid to North Korea amid fears people there could starve after a harsh winter, top officials said on Wednesday.