Video: The Marshall Plan to Rebuild Europe After World War II

Short films about the creation of the Post WWII Marshall Plan to rebuild Europe. An interim food aid plan preceded the Marshall Plan of 1948. Secretary of State George Marshall speaks. See the video on YouTube.

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Video: Saving the Netherlands from World War II Famine

U.S. and British planes airlift food into the Nazi-occupied Netherlands at the end of World War II, saving millions from starvation. See the video on YouTube.

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Video: President Bush revives Open Skies Concept

President Bush revives the Open Skies concept which led to the Open Skies Treaty of 1992. See the video on YouTube.

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Video: Food Stamps During World War II

A short excerpt from a World War II film produced by the Department of Agriculture. It shows the new food stamp program made available to needy persons during the war. See the video on YouTube.

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WFP director Ertharin Cousin joins Taylor Swift on Forbes list

The director of the UN World Food Programme, Ertharin Cousin, joins Taylor Swift on the Forbes annual list of the 100 Most Powerful Women. Cousin came in at #47, followed closely by the music star Swift at #64.

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New food project keeps things local in Haiti

The UN World Food Programme (WFP) is starting a special two-year project aimed at helping Haiti build its agriculture. It was scheduled to start in May in the Nippes region.

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Nepal: WFP announces key transition in earthquake aid

Two months after the earthquake in Nepal, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) says it’s transitioning from emergency relief to recovery projects. WFP has been leading hunger relief in Nepal, providing food to around two million.

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