INDEX-WFP page 2
NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Introducing Catherine Bertini, WFP's new Executive Director.
-West Bank and Gaza page 3
WHO WILL COMPENSATE THE PALESTINIANS?
A bad winter has aggravated an already difficult
situation for Palestinian farmers.
-Bangladesh page 7
OF MISERY AND MERCY
Plagued by its own problems, Bangladesh now hosts
thousands of refugees from Myanmar.
-Somalia page 10
RULED BY THE GUN
The civil war claims more victims than years of
drought and poor harvests and hinders aid efforts.
-COLOUR INSERT - PEOPLE page 13
-WFP and WHO page 17
FOOD FOR HEALTH
Cooperation between the World Health Organization and
WFP is beneficial to both Organizations and to those
they are trying to help.
-AIDS page 20
NO LONGER JUST A HEALTH PROBLEM
The spread of AIDS brings suffering and hardship
as well as disrupting the country's economic progress.
-Philippines page 23
STRANGERS IN A STRANGE LAND
After 611 years the Pinatubo volcano erupts, changing
the lifestyles of those who lived on its slopes.
-Eritrea page 26
WFP PROVIDES MORE THAN FOOD AID
The provision of two small boats help to open the port to
food aid and international traffic.
-Southern Africa page 27
THREE MILLION PEOPLE FACE FAMINE
Drought hits one of Africa's more prosperous areas,
threatening the biggest disaster of the decade.