Official statements announcing key developments in WFP operations and activities.
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) together with the governments of Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua have distributed urgently needed food rations to more than 70,000 people severely affected by Tropical Depression 12E, but continuing bad weather and damage to roads and infrastructure are hampering efforts to reach isolated communities.
The World Food Programme (WFP) and partners are conducting a joint assessment of mobile banking services and products for migrant agricultural workers in Zambia. It is expected that better management of household finances will contribute towards increasing household food security and help reduce risk and vulnerability to HIV.
The World Food Programme (WFP) today marks World Food Day by highlighting the vital role that food assistance plays during humanitarian crises, supporting recovery in the immediate aftermath of disasters, and building the resilience that is necessary to ensure food security.
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today welcomed a Saudi donation of 275 metric tons of dates valued at more than US$ 900,000 to provide meals to school children in Ethiopia.
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) will launch a Food Security Monitoring System (FSMS) using mobile phone technology to gather information in all eight regions of Guinea-Bissau.
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.