Official statements announcing key developments in WFP operations and activities.
WFP and its partners are continuing a rapid scale up of deliveries to the worst affected areas of Sindh, working double shifts to ensure food is moving swiftly out of warehouses and to distribution points as it scales up deliveries in the effort to reach 2.5 million flood-affected people in Pakistan in the coming weeks.
To mark this year’s World Food Day, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) will connect the lives and dreams of hungry children in developing countries with activists and supporters who are in a position to help them, through a new online platform.
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today warned that the deteriorating food security in Yemen caused by rising food prices, severe fuel shortages and political instability, is severely straining peoples’ ability to feed their families.
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today began the distribution of food assistance to hungry families in Somalia. The food was purchased using a US$16 million donation from China – the country’s largest single donation to WFP humanitarian operations.
You’ve seen him save the game on the field. Now he’s helping save lives in the Horn of Africa.
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has welcomed a US$56 million donation from the United States President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) that will dramatically increase resources for programmes in Ethiopia providing vital nutrition assistance to people living with HIV (PLHIV). This donation, the largest ever from PEPFAR, will offer a critical boost to WFP’s HIV and AIDS activities in Ethiopia.
Want to play an online game and help donate free rice for the world’s hungry at the same time? The UN World Food Programme (WFP) is challenging all Canadian students to get involved with the Canadian Freerice School Challenge to see which school can raise the most rice while learning vocabulary, language, math, geography or science skills.
Food price volatility featuring high prices is likely to continue and possibly increase, making poor farmers, consumers and countries more vulnerable to poverty and food insecurity, the United Nations' three Rome-based agencies said in the global hunger report published today.
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has received a donation of 59 metric tons of dates from Saudi Arabia worth more than US$ 233,000 to support vulnerable people in Guinea-Bissau.