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Syria emergency
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.

Emergencies
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).

Iraq emergency
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.

Iraq emergency
28 October 2014

BAGHDAD – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has deployed a ten-person emergency team of telecommunications and logistics experts in Iraq to ensure humanitarian partners are equipped with the means to provide rapid delivery of aid to people in need.

Earthquakes
23 October 2014

AMMAN – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is providing food for tens of thousands of Syrians seeking refuge in Turkey and Iraq amid growing concern that the influx of new arrivals is further straining the agency’s ability to respond to more needs with dwindling stocks and donations running out.

Emergencies
23 September 2014

BAGHDAD – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has provided urgently needed food assistance to more than 1 million people across Iraq who were displaced since conflict erupted in mid-June, despite a challenging security situation and the continuous movement of people.


11 September 2014

BAGHDAD – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has welcomed a contribution of €2 million from the Government of Germany to help fund its emergency field kitchens in Iraq supplying hot meals to over a quarter of a million people