Belgium Contributes to WFP

Belgium has pledged to strengthen the fight against global hunger with

to the World Food Program. Of the sum, USD13.5 million will be used to provide food aid to Kenya, Somalia, Niger, Pakistan, Yemen, Laos and Ethiopia. The remaining USD2.4 million will go to the United Nations Humanitarian Air Service, which transports relief supplies and aid workers to some of the world's hardest-to-reach places.

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  • Ivy Mungcal

    As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.