News release

16 July 2013

KHARTOUM – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today welcomed another generous contribution towards its operations in Sudan from the European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection Department (ECHO).

4 June 2013

KHARTOUM – The United Nations World Food Programme today welcomed a United States Government contribution of lentils, sorghum and oil fortified with vitamin A which will be used to assist close to four million vulnerable people across the country including over 1.4 million displaced people in Darfur.  

4 April 2013

KHARTOUM – The United Nations World Food Programme has started providing urgently-needed food assistance to the conflict-affected people in Blue Nile state. This is the first time that the agency has distributed food assistance since the conflict broke out in September 2011, forcing thousands to flee their homes, many of them crossing into neighbouring Ethiopia and South Sudan. 

5 December 2012

KHARTOUM - The Government of Japan and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) yesterday signed a new agreement in Rome for food assistance amounting to approximately US$ 3.7 million (300 million Japanese Yen) to benefit the most vulnerable people in the Republic of the Sudan.

5 August 2012

It is with profound sadness that the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today confirmed the death of one its drivers in a fatal attack in the Sudan state of South Kordofan

30 May 2012

NYALA - After 86 days in captivity in the South Darfur region of Sudan, British aid worker Patrick Noonan, who was working for the UN World Food Programme (WFP), has been released and is looking forward to seeing his family.

18 October 2011

KHARTOUM    Brazil and Spain have teamed up to make a joint contribution of US$ 6 million towards United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) Emergency Operation in Sudan.

17 June 2011

It is the height of the hunger season in Sudan and the violence that has engulfed South Kordofan is hindering WFP’s efforts to reach hundreds of thousands of people in need of food assistance. As the security situation in South Kordofan state deteriorates, I would like to echo the UN Secretary General’s deep concern about the escalation in the conflict.

16 June 2011

 KHARTOUM/KADUGLI – Food assistance from the United Nations World FoodProgramme (WFP) has reached more 26,500 people fleeing fighting in Sudan’s South Kordofan state.  Conflict however continues to hinder WFP’s efforts to reach more people uprooted by the violence.

1 June 2011

KHARTOUM/JUBA – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has reached more than 45,000 displaced people from Abyei with food assistance following the fighting that broke out between the Sudanese Armed Forces and Sudan People’s Liberation Army.