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#World Food Programme

# world-food-programme - Sunday 10 March, 2019

Irishman who died in Ethiopian Airlines plane crash 'helped the most vulnerable people on our planet'

Michael Ryan, originally from Lahinch in Clare, worked with the World Food Programme.

# world-food-programme - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

"Devastating": The World Food Programme has run out of money to feed 1.7m people

Funding has run out for feeding Syrian refugees.

# world-food-programme - Thursday 20 June, 2013

Ireland pledges another €1.65 million to help refugee crisis in Syria

Ireland has now given over €10 million to the crisis in Syria.

# world-food-programme - Tuesday 23 April, 2013

From The Daily Edge Typo of the Day: Austerity hits Ireland's budget for World Food Programme Austerity

Typo of the Day: Austerity hits Ireland's budget for World Food Programme

We are living way beyond our means…

# world-food-programme - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

UN unable to feed 1 million hungry in Syria

The World Food Programme is blaming a lack of security in the war-stricken country for an estimated 1 million people going hungry.

# world-food-programme - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

Syria: President appears on television, vows to crush rebellion

“The Syrian people and their government are determined to purge the country of terrorists and to fight the terrorists without respite,” Assad said in a televised address.

# world-food-programme - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

Somali militants ban 16 aid groups and UN agencies

The Islamist group has banned Concern, UNICEF, the World Health Organization and UNHCR – amongst others – from operating in the country, where 250,000 people face the immediate risk of starvation.

# world-food-programme - Monday 15 August, 2011

WFP investigating serious food aid theft in Somalia

Families at makeshift camps say that once photographers leave, they are forced to hand over their food aid.

# world-food-programme - Wednesday 20 July, 2011

UN declares famine in parts of Somalia

It is the first time famine has been declared in the region in 19 years amid the worst drought in six decades.