WFP


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WFP

Abbreviation for:
Working For Patients
World Federation of Parasitologists
World Food Programme
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To date, WFP has distributed emergency food assistance to nearly 140,000 South Sudanese who have sought refuge in Sudan since conflict erupted in their country in December 2013" it said.
But the WFP official said: right now, we have the capacity to provide one-month of rations to approximately 12,000 families in the region.
In July so far, almost 700,000 people are confirmed to have received WFP emergency food assistance -- in Aden, Taizz, Amran, Sa'ada, and Lahj.
Before the upsurge in fighting began in March, WFP was assisting each month an average of 4 million vulnerable people in Yemen.
WFP also participates in provision of hot meals at schools providing kitchen equipment and buying products.
The event was attended by Nablus Deputy Governor Anan Al-Atteeleh; Paul Skoczylas, WFP Deputy Representative and Country Director; Lana Abu Hijleh, Global Communities Country Director; and USAID West Bank and Gaza Mission Director Dave Harden; as well as representatives from the local community.
The overall support provided by the WFP to the SARC is estimated at USD 4 million.
The WFP has appealed for $2 billion to feed around seven million displaced Syrians.
Last year, WFP reached more than 97 million people in 80 countries with food assistance.
WFP Country Director Bishow Parajuli says, "This latest shipment will enable us to ensure that the supply of staple foods to millions of Yemenis who are unable to meet their basic nutrition needs remains uninterrupted.
The ship then sailed yesterday to the port of Mersin in Turkey to offload the rest of the wheat, to be milled then transported onwards by sea to Syria for distribution by WFP to vulnerable families.
Dubai: The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has launched a global fund-raising and awareness campaign to enable the public to double their online donations to WFP throughout Ramadan.