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Posts Tagged ‘United Nations World Food Program’ (5 found)

Burma Human Right Network alarmed by reductions in food rations to IDP camps in Rakhine State, Myanmar

“The Burma Human Rights Network has documented a reduction in food rations that can only lead to starvation and death. We are appalled by the current state of affairs and call upon the international community and UN agencies to review cuts to food” stated Kyaw Win of BHRN […]

September 7, 2016  •  By Burma Human Rights Network  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

In Flood-Affected Rural Areas, Poorest People Face Highest Food Insecurity Risk And Livestock And Fisheries Sectors Yet To Recover From Severe Damage

Yangon – More than seven months after Cyclone Komen caused widespread flooding in Myanmar, poor rural communities are still enduring increased levels of food insecurity, according to a UN report released today […]

March 17, 2016  •  By World Food Program  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

U.S. Government Announces New Increase in Support to World Food Program (WFP) to Help Flood Victims

The United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Office of Food for Peace today approved a new contribution of $3 million to the United Nations World Food Program (WFP) to assist people impacted by devastating floods and heavy rains in Myanmar. Over three thousand, three hundred metric tons of locally procured rice, pulses and salt, along with vegetable oil from the region, will assist people in affected states and regions throughout the country.
Through new and existing activities, the U.S. government will provide over $4.5 million in flood relief and recovery assistance to over 250,000 people impacted by the disaster […]

August 17, 2015  •  By United Nations World Food Program  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

WFP Scales Up Response To Rakhine Displacement In Myanmar

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has expanded distributions of emergency food supplies to thousands of people displaced by inter-communal violence in Myanmar’s Northern Rakhine State. In a remote region, short of basic infrastructure, WFP moved early to reach those affected and will scale up operations further in the coming days […]

June 19, 2012  •  By United Nations World Food Program  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Growing Numbers of Displaced Kachin Suffer from Burmese Regime’s Blockage of Aid

The refusal of Burma’s military regime to allow international aid to the growing numbers of war-affected Kachin is causing critical hardship for these displaced communities […]

August 16, 2011  •  By Kachin Women's Association Thailand  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤