A unique view of all the ways WFP is assisting millions of people worldwide.

10 June 2015

How I Became An International Aid Worker: Nichola Peach

Nichola Peach is the regional cash and vouchers officer for the World Food Programme’s Asia regional bureau, based in Bangkok. She recently had to jump on a plane and head to Nepal as part of the earthquake response. Here she tells us the ins and outs of her role, and gives her advice for breaking into the humanitarian sector.

10 June 2015

Cash Transfers in The Gambia Build Community Resilience

With support from the European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection Department (ECHO), WFP is able to provide cash transfers to over 2,000 vulnerable and food insecure families in The Gambia, ensuring that they have enough nutritious food. 

9 June 2015

Role Model For Iraqi Women And The United Nations

Isra Jassim has been a World Food Programme (WFP) employee since 1997, first as a national team coordinator in Kerbala, and later as WFP's focal point for the governorate.

Disaster Risk Reduction
9 June 2015

WFP Helps Boost Emergency Response In Palestine

Palestine is exposed to a range of risks, including earthquakes, landslides, flooding and droughts. Three years ago the World Food Programme (WFP) partnered with the Palestinian Civil Defence to better prepare for such emergencies and reduce risks. Recently, WFP led a simulation exercise to practice the information management tools it developed.

5 June 2015

VoucherChef: Saeeda’s Dolma

Welcome to the World Food Programme's (WFP) new recipe series, where you can find out about the culinary delights cooked up by displaced IraqisWFP cash and vouchers are giving them the freedom to buy foods of their choice and cook traditional meals, which they have been kind enough to share with us. 

5 June 2015

World Environment Day: The Link Between Climate Change And Hunger

With countries worldwide gearing up for a new agreement on climate change at the December Paris climate change conference (COP21), this year’s World Environment Day feels particularly special.

The link between climate change and hunger is clear – and the World Food Programme (WFP) sees how it affects ordinary people every day in the countries we work in. We want you to see too – and help us spread the word.

WFP Ambassadors
5 June 2015

Philippines: KC Concepcion And Mark Nicdao Raise Funds For Nepal Quake

One month after the devastating earthquake in Nepal, WFP Philippines National Ambassador Against Hunger KC Concepcion and renowned fashion photographer Mark Nicdao organized a photo exhibition to help raise funds for the World Food Programme’s (WFP) Nepal earthquake operations. Here are some of the photos during the two-day exhibit.

Purchase for Progress
5 June 2015

Canadian Ambassador visits WFP project in Guantanamo

Canadian Ambassador in Cuba visits WFP pilot project focused on food security and nutrition of children, pregnant women and the elderly. This project, funded by the Government of Canada, began in March 2014 and is benefitting over 61,000 people in the municipalities of Niceto Perez and El Salvador (Guantanamo province), and Union de Reyes (Matanzas province).

Purchase for Progress
3 June 2015

Empowering Farmers In Drought-hit Southern Madagascar

Southern Madagascar has suffered insufficient rainfall which in turn has caused crop failure, aggravating food insecurity. However, after several years of this pattern, the capacity of communities to bounce back is weakened. The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and its partners help them build their resilience to these shocks.   


3 June 2015

Going The Distance To Deliver In Malawi

In response to the 2015 floods disaster in Malawi, the WFP co-led Logistics Cluster has teamed up with the government and communities to deliver vital relief assistance.


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