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Yemen: UN accuses Houthis of diverting aid for profit

United Nations food chief David Beasley warned the Security Council on Monday that a phased-suspension of food assistance in Yemen was likely to begin later this week over a diversion of aid and lack of independence in Houthi-controlled areas. He called on the Iranian-backed Houthi militia to implement agreements to allow the World Food Programme… Continua a leggere

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Yemen: Houthis hamper rollout of aid program

A dispute over control of biometric data between the World Food Programme (WFP) and Yemen’s Houthi militia is straining humanitarian efforts and threatens to disrupt aid distribution. In an unusually strong statement the UN agency, which feeds more than 10 million people a month across the Arabian Peninsula’s poorest nation, said last month it is… Continua a leggere

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Syria: Fighters have set fire thousands of acres of wheat and other crops in northwest Syria in a campaign that has turned food supplies in a “weapon of war”

Fighters have set fire thousands of acres of wheat and other crops in northwest Syria in a campaign that has turned food supplies in a “weapon of war” and forced hundreds of thousands of civilians to flee, the UN said on Tuesday. Satellite images released by campaigners last week showed fields, orchards and olive groves… Continua a leggere

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The Ambassador for Peace Award will be given to Maria Pilar Buzzetti’s mother

Eight members of the World Food Program died tragically in the plane crash that took place in Ethiopia on March 10, 2018, causing a total of 157 victims: to remember one of them, the WFP worker Maria Pilar Buzzetti, “Averroè” Studies Center decided to award the ‘Ambassador for Peace’ Price to his memory. Anna Rita… Continua a leggere

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