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WFP a key player in fighting Ebola virus

A flight is en route today from Italy to Liberia, bringing supplies to fight the deadly Ebola virus. Water tanks, washing units, protective gear, health kits are all being delivered to West Africa by the UN World Food Programme (WFP).

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Ike’s Food for Peace fights Ebola virus

A program that started way back in the Eisenhower administration has a role in today’s Ebola virus response.

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Hunger also threatens Ebola countries

In the Ebola-afflicted nations of West Africa, hunger is also threatening the population. The UN World Food Programme (WFP) has been called to action.

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Ebola crisis: UNICEF 95 percent unfunded in Sierra Leone

UNICEF says funding is urgently needed for its relief mission in Sierra Leone, one of the countries impacted by the Ebola virus.

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Ebola crisis: WFP brings food to quarantined homes

The UN World Food Programme (WFP) took part in a house-to-house Ebola sensitization campaign this week in Sierra Leone.

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World Bank aids hunger relief in Ebola countries

The World Bank is donating to fight hunger in the Ebola-affected countries of West Africa. The UN World Food Programme (WFP) today announced the grants which total US $ 18.7 million.

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Nutrition vital to stopping Ebola, but funding is low

If a child or adult is already weakened by malnutrition, they have far less chance of resisting any illness. So it’s clear that nutrition would play a vital role when combating the deadly Ebola virus.

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WFP Ebola mission faces major funding shortages

The UN World Food Programme’s (WFP) role in defeating the Ebola virus is critical in several ways. Countries impacted by the deadly virus, Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone, have high rates of hunger and malnutrition.

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WFP needs funding for Ebola response

The UN World Food Programme (WFP) says it needs US $ 70 million for the emergency response to the Ebola virus outbreak. WFP is distributing food in West African countries impacted by the spread of the deadly virus.

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Ebola outbreak: WFP rushes food aid to restricted areas

The UN World Food Programme (WFP) is launching a relief mission to feed around 1 million people in countries affected by the deadly Ebola virus.

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