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Photo contest invites entries of the family meal

The UN World Food Programme (WFP) and the European Union have teamed up for a special photo contest. People are asked to submit photos that tell the story of their family meal.

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Typhoon hit island receives some hope

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Volunteers make huge difference in Typhoon Hagupit relief

Survivors of Typhoon Hagupit (Ruby) in the Philippines are receiving food aid. There are many heroes behind the scenes of this life-saving effort.

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U.S. military airdrops food for Iraqi tribe

The U.S. Air Force recently dropped 7,000 meals for the Iraqi Albu Nimr tribe. Located in the village of Zauiyat Albu Nimr, the tribe had come under assault by the ISIS terrorists. Over 300 were reportedly killed by ISIS after weeks of fighting.

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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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The ray of hope for refugees in Uganda

Imagine you are fleeing South Sudan‘s battlefields, searching for safety. You head to neighboring Uganda to escape the violence and the food shortages. You might have to walk for days to get there, but there is no turning back. You need to escape the fire.

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Boston Globe Letter: Food aid key to winning the peace

More than 11 million people there are suffering. The UN World Food Program, because of low funding, has been forced to reduce rations for Syrians. We are going to need a bigger humanitarian aid plan.

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