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8 July 2011

From mega-emergencies, such as the earthquake in Haiti or the floods in Pakistan, to headline-grabbing humanitarian crises, such as the conflicts in Cote d’Ivoire or Libya, the international community has stepped up to help those impacted by disaster and tragedy over the last few years. 

Droughts
29 June 2011

Desperate hunger is looming across the Horn of Africa and threatening the lives of millions who are struggling to survive in the face of rising food prices and conflict. 


22 June 2011

Through a new initiative in the desolate Karamoja region, WFP is helping protect young children from stunting so they can reach their full potential.

Livelihoods
29 April 2011

In a bid to help end vulnerability in the impoverished Karamoja region, WFP is investing more in support of livelihoods.

Refugees and IDPs
8 April 2011

Through its Feed the Future initiative, the United States is providing support to a region with chronic food shortages and life-threatening malnutriton.

Droughts
2 April 2011

The number of hungry people in the Horn of Africa is growing and WFP aims to assist 5.2 million people as drought, rising food and fuel prices and conflict take their toll.  More and more people need help in the Horn and we’re now on high alert over the impact of the March to May long rains.

Procurement, Purchase for Progress
12 January 2011

Amount of locally-produced grain bought by WFP continues to rise - and Ugandan smallholders continue to benefit


11 January 2011

YOKOHAMA – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has welcomed the largest ever, one-off donation from the Government of Japan, amounting to US$ 196.6 million.  The donation will be used to provide urgently needed food and nutritional assistance to millions of the most vulnerable people in 20 countries in Asia and Africa and will also support logistics operations in eight countries where WFP is working.

Livelihoods
13 September 2010

As funds run out a successful livelihoods programme faces an uncertain future in Karamoja.

Livelihoods, Emergencies
26 August 2010

A new Japanese donation promises to help WFP save lives and support livelihoods in the Karamoja region.