Food aid

15 dead, 5 hurt in a stampede for food aid in Morocco

A stampede in a southern Moroccan village left at least 15 people dead on Sunday.

Nov 19, 2017, 23:42 PM IST

Food aid suspended as Myanmar state sinks deeper into violence

Around 120,000 people — most of them Rohingya Muslim civilians — have relied on aid hand-outs in camps since 2012, when religious riots killed scores and sparked a crisis which is again burning through the state.


Sep 02, 2017, 16:50 PM IST

Syria regime bombs rebels as Aleppo food aid runs out

Syrian government and Russian warplanes pounded rebel-held parts of northern Syria Wednesday, including battered second city Aleppo.

Nov 17, 2016, 00:09 AM IST

Food aid enters Syria's besieged Daraya : Red Crescent

A food aid convoy has entered the Syrian town of Daraya, the first delivery since the start of the siege there by the Damascus regime in 2012, a Red Crescent official has said.

Jun 10, 2016, 05:03 AM IST

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.

Dec 05, 2014, 18:05 PM IST

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.

Dec 01, 2014, 18:37 PM IST

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.

Nov 14, 2014, 18:07 PM IST

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.

May 11, 2014, 03:41 AM IST

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.

Nov 24, 2013, 22:44 PM IST

North Korea needs food aid, not politics: UN

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

Oct 22, 2011, 08:58 AM IST

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.

Oct 01, 2011, 00:09 AM IST

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.

Jul 06, 2011, 12:48 PM IST

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.

Jul 04, 2011, 13:41 PM IST

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.

May 29, 2011, 15:21 PM IST

Six Zimbabwe provinces `need food aid`

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

Mar 21, 2011, 15:58 PM IST

US lawmakers oppose North Korea food aid

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

Mar 11, 2011, 16:08 PM IST

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.

Mar 02, 2011, 10:42 AM IST

S Korea not considering food aid to North: Official

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

Aug 23, 2010, 11:17 AM IST

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.

Oct 22, 2009, 18:04 PM IST