18 September 2015
ROME – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today welcomed a contribution from Norway worth a total of NOK 130 million to support vulnerable people in countries where the need for WFP’s food assistance is most desperate; Syria and neighbouring countries, Yemen and South Sudan.
10 August 2015
BAGHDAD – A severe funding shortfall in Iraq has forced the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to cut down the amount food it provides to close to one million displaced people in Iraq.
6 August 2015
ERBIL – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) announced this week that following a comprehensive assessment of the food security and vulnerability status of Syrian refugees living in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, it will focus its resources on the most vulnerable people.
28 July 2015
BAGHDAD – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is assisting Iraqi families returning to their homes in Garma city in Anbar province, providing over 185 families (925 people) with family food parcels to help them as they rebuild their shattered lives.
1 July 2015
AMMAN – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is being forced to implement deeper cuts in food assistance for vulnerable Syrian refugees in Lebanon and Jordan because of a severe lack of funding.
22 May 2015
BAGHDAD – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is rushing food assistance into Iraq’s Anbar governorate as tens of thousands continue to flee fierce fighting in the Ramadi district.
18 March 2015
BAGHDAD – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has welcomed a contribution of US$11.5 million from the Government of Japan for emergency food assistance to support more than 1 million conflict-affected Iraqis displaced inside their country.
18 March 2015
BAGHDAD – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) announced today it is collaborating with the government to implement a school meals programme in Thi Qar, distributing nutritious meals to 21,000 vulnerable primary school children across 73 schools in southern Iraq.
27 January 2015
BAGHDAD – The humanitarian situation of Iraqis recently displaced to the southern governorates of Najaf, Kerbala and Babel is reaching critical levels, according to an assessment by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP).
11 November 2014
BAGHDAD – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has started providing food vouchers to assist half a million Iraqis displaced by the conflict in Iraq. This new scheme empowers recipients to choose their own food and prioritise their own needs.
- Aid for Syrian Refugees in Northern Iraq Source: Deutsche Welle
- Syrian Refugee Makes a Home Away from Home Source: PBS NewsHour
- Syrian refugees overwhelm Lebanon, region Source: The Washington Post
- Iraq: joint UN report finds that food insecurity decreased significantly over past five years Source: UN News Centre
- IRAQ: Call to adopt modern irrigation techniques Source: IRIN
- 15 September 2015 Focus on Zero Hunger: Iraq (Episode 1)
- 16 January 2015 Syrian Refugees From Kobane Seek Safety In Northern Iraq
- 7 January 2015 Iraq: Yazidis' Escape From Mt. Sinjar