Syrian aid cuts `amount to execution order`: Opposition

The leader of the moderate Syrian opposition said on Friday that cuts to UN food aid for 1.7 million Syrian refugees amounted to "an execution order" overseen by the international community.

WFP suspends food aid for 1.7 mn Syrian refugees

A lack of funds has forced the UN World Food Programme to stop providing food vouchers for 1.7 million Syrian refugees in Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey, Iraq and Egypt, the agency said on Monday.

UN halves Kenya refugees` food after aid shortfall

Food rations vital for half a million refugees in Kenya will be slashed in half due to an aid shortfall, the United Nations said Friday in an appeal to donors.

UN to expand food aid to South Sudan

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

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

North Korea needs food aid, not politics: UN

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

Food aid to Pakistan reaches 7,000 tonnes: WFP

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

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

EU to provide emergency food aid to North Korea

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

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

Six Zimbabwe provinces `need food aid`

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

US lawmakers oppose North Korea food aid

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

US considers resuming food aid to North Korea

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.

S Korea not considering food aid to North: Official

For a decade, South Korea was a major donor of food to the North.

Ethiopia appeals for food aid for 6.2 million

Ethiopia appealed on Thursday for 159,410 tons of emergency aid to feed 6.2 million people, 25 years after more than a million perished in the country`s notorious famine.