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Crucial partners: Germany and World Food Programme feed Syrian families

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) this week welcomes a generous contribution of US$218 million (€185 million) from Germany to continue providing a lifeline of support for Syrians affected by the ongoing conflict.

Consequences of severe global funding shortages for refugees and migrants ‘all too real’, warns UNHCR

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An aerial view of Zaíatri refugee camp near Mafraq, Jordan, host to tens of thousands of...

Erratic weather and prolonged conflict take toll on Syria’s agricultural output

Extreme weather conditions during Syria's seventh year of conflict has caused domestic cereal production to decline sharply, two UN agencies announced on October 09, 2018.

Russia supports WFP development and resilience efforts in Kyrgyzstan

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomes a contribution of US$8 million from the Russian Federation to improve the food security and nutrition situation of 100,000 vulnerable smallholder farmers across the Kyrgyz Republic.