30 September 2015

Here are ten things to know to understand the global food and nutrition situation. Please help the World Food Programme (WFP) raise awareness by sharing these facts on Twitter.

Focus on Women
24 June 2015

Haha Ahmed Ghaid Salaih is a Sahrawi refugee - living for 40 years in the camps in southwestern Algeria. As a refugee turned television Chef, Haha shares recipes that demonstrate ingenuity in avoiding the weariness of eating the same meals daily. Her aim is to teach refugees how to improve and diversify their meals while establishing nutritious eating habits.

21 August 2014

WFP, in cooperation with Italian NGO Comitato Internazionale per lo Sviluppo dei Popoli (CISP), which focuses on development cooperation and humanitarian aid, completed in June 2014 its school feeding programme at Algeria’s Sahrawi refugee camps for the academic year 2013/2014. A total of 32,060 primary school children received a mid-morning snack over the span of 156 days. 

Monitoring, Refugees and IDPs, Focus on Women, Gender, School Meals
26 July 2011

During a monitoring visit to Smara Refugee Camp the team met Khadijatou, one of the refugees who has been living in the camp for 36 years. She describes how her life was and how it has improved, thanks to humanitarian assistance.

19 August 2009

WFP staff member Gene Luna, killed in a 2007 bomb attack in Algiers, is one of scores of humanitarian workers who have died in the line of duty in recent years.

11 December 2007

WFP condemns the terrorist attack that took place near the United Nations buildings in Algiers on Tuesday.

25 January 2007

WFP has welcomed a US$1.3 million contribution from the European Commission Humanitarian Aid department (ECHO) to theist operation to prvide food aid to Western Saharan refugees in Algeria.

24 February 2006

In response to an urgent call for emergency funds to assist Sahrawi refugees, whose camps were hit by torrential rains and flooding earlier this month, WFP has announced that the European Commission (EC) has made an immediate donation of 400,000 Euros (US$ 500,000).