Djibouti http://www.wfp.org/feeds/Djibouti Country content en UN agencies partner with Government of Djibouti in effort to achieve SDGs http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/un-agencies-partner-government-djibouti-effort-achieve-sdgs DJIBOUTI, 23 July 2017 – World Health Organization Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, World Food Programme Executive Director David Beasley and UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake met President Ismail Omar Guelleh today and discussed United Nations cooperation with Djibouti. Djibouti Africa Sun, 23 Jul 2017 06:48:10 +0000 WFP 651301 at http://www.wfp.org EU Support For WFP Adds Freedom Of Choice To Refugees’ Food Assistance In Djibouti http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/eu-support-wfp-adds-freedom-choice-refugees-food-assistance-djibouti DJIBOUTI – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has welcomed continued support from the European Commission to provide assistance to refugees and asylum seekers in Djibouti. Djibouti Africa Tue, 23 May 2017 11:43:36 +0000 WFP 651169 at http://www.wfp.org WFP Report Proves Link Between Hunger and Migration http://www.wfp.org/videos/wfp-report-proves-link-between-hunger-and-migration At a time when a record-high number of people have been forced to flee their homes across the world, a new study by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) clearly establishes that high levels of food insecurity lead to higher levels of migration across borders. Djibouti Lebanon South Sudan Syrian Arab Republic English Africa Middle East South Sudan emergency Syria emergency Video stories Executive Director Refugees and IDPs General Food Distribution Logistics Fri, 05 May 2017 07:57:30 +0000 WFP 651148 at http://www.wfp.org New WFP Report Proves Link Between Hunger and Migration (For the Media) http://www.wfp.org/videos/new-wfp-report-proves-link-between-hunger-and-migration-media At a time when a record-high number of people have been forced to flee their homes across the world, a new study by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) clearly establishes that high levels of food insecurity lead to higher levels of migration across borders. “At WFP, we are doing everything we can to care for refugees who are hungry or starving across the world,” said David Beasley, WFP Executive Director. “With millions of our brothers and sisters having fled their homes and facing so much hardship, it is our duty to shed light on their tragic situation.” The report is launched at a moment when multiple protracted crises and a period of political transition challenge the levels of international food and humanitarian assistance provided for refugees and people who have been forcibly displaced. WFP in Action Central African Republic Djibouti Lebanon Somalia South Sudan Syrian Arab Republic English Africa Central African Republic emergency Middle East South Sudan emergency Syria emergency Executive Director Video News Release Monitoring Emergencies Refugees and IDPs Food Security Analysis General Food Distribution Logistics Fri, 05 May 2017 07:33:16 +0000 WFP 651123 at http://www.wfp.org WFP Welcomes Continued E.U. Support For Refugees In Djibouti http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/wfp-welcomes-continued-eu-support-refugees-djibouti DJIBOUTI – In 2016, thanks to a €700,000 contribution from the European Union, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) was able to provide up to 17,000 refugees and asylum seekers in Djibouti with an innovative package of cash assistance alongside their food rations. Djibouti Africa Wed, 28 Dec 2016 10:44:16 +0000 WFP 650745 at http://www.wfp.org EU Supports WFP Assistance To Thousands Suffering Drought & Displacement In Djibouti http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/eu-supports-wfp-assistance-thousands-suffering-drought-displacement-djibouti DJIBOUTI - The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has provided food assistance to 10,000 people from Ethiopia and the Somaliland region of Somalia, displaced by drought to Djibouti, in addition to nearly 14,000 people in local communties – thanks to a contribution from the European Union and other donors. Djibouti Africa Mon, 03 Oct 2016 07:40:43 +0000 WFP 650401 at http://www.wfp.org Japan Steps Up Support To Fight Hunger And Boost Nutrition In Africa http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/japan-steps-up-support-fight-hunger-boost-nutrition-africa YOKOHAMA – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today welcomed a US$21.6 million cash contribution from the Government of Japan to provide vital food and nutrition assistance to the most vulnerable people in 11 countries, with 90 percent of the contribution going to 10 African nations. Contributions to WFP Congo Djibouti Gambia Guinea Guinea-Bissau Japan Liberia Madagascar Rwanda Sierra Leone Sri Lanka Uganda Global Africa Asia Fri, 09 Sep 2016 08:00:00 +0000 WFP 650311 at http://www.wfp.org WFP Opens Logistics Hub For Humanitarian Assistance In Horn Of Africa http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/wfp-opens-logistics-hub-humanitarian-assistance-horn-africa DJIBOUTI – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) with the Government of Djibouti has officially opened a new humanitarian logistics base that will support assistance operations across the Horn of Africa by improving storage and transport of relief goods. Djibouti Africa Wed, 20 Jan 2016 10:46:33 +0000 WFP 648842 at http://www.wfp.org Norway Steps Up To Support WFP Emergency Response For Syria Yemen And South Sudan http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/norway-steps-support-wfp-emergency-response-syria-yemen-and-south-sudan ROME – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today welcomed a contribution from Norway worth a total of NOK 130 million to support vulnerable people in countries where the need for WFP’s food assistance is most desperate; Syria and neighbouring countries, Yemen and South Sudan. Djibouti Iraq South Sudan Yemen Local Africa Europe Middle East Fri, 18 Sep 2015 13:07:07 +0000 WFP 647919 at http://www.wfp.org 10 Things You Need To Know About El Niño http://www.wfp.org/stories/10-facts-about-el-nino Here are ten things to know about El Niño, the atmospheric event that threatens to complicate the food security situation in various countries across three continents. Please help the World Food Programme (WFP) raise awareness by sharing these facts on Twitter. Chad Djibouti El Salvador Eritrea Ethiopia Guatemala Haiti Honduras India Indonesia Kenya Malawi Mauritania Nicaragua Niger Pakistan Philippines Senegal Somalia South Sudan Sudan Uganda Zimbabwe Global Africa Americas Asia Tue, 18 Aug 2015 14:50:03 +0000 WFP 647604 at http://www.wfp.org