Stories

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


9 October 2014

WFP's Response To Ebola Emergency

WFP is scaling up its response to the Ebola virus to provide assistance to around 1 million people affected by the outbreak in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, delivering food alongside the health response. WFP is also assisting the wider humanitarian community with logistics, helping other organisations to get aid workers and critical supplies into the affected areas. Donate here

9 October 2014

The Logistics of Responding to the Ebola Outbreak

The Ebola response is requiring the support of the entire humanitarian community. WFP is assisting UN agencies, NGOs and Governments with critical logistics support.

9 October 2014

The Logistics Of Responding To The Ebola Outbreak

The Ebola response is requiring the support of the entire humanitarian community. WFP is assisting UN agencies, NGOs and Governments with critical logistics support.

9 October 2014

The Logistics of Responding to the Ebola Outbreak

The Ebola response is requiring the support of the entire humanitarian community. WFP is assisting UN agencies, NGOs and Governments with critical logistics support.

7 October 2014

WFP Facebook Page Reaches 500,000 Likes

If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together. The old African proverb captures what it means for the World Food Programme, as the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide, to reach this important milestone at a time when it’s facing five highest-level emergencies worldwide.
 

Purchase for Progress
3 October 2014

Linking Farmers To Refugee Families In Malawi

WFP purchases maize from Malawian farmers to provide assistance to the growing refugee population in Malawi. In boosting local market activity and meeting the food needs of the refugees, everyone benefits.

Aid professionals
1 October 2014

WFP Reports on its Assessment of Peru’s Emergency Telecoms Infrastructure

Based on its experience and leadership in emergency situations in the areas of food security, logistics and telecommunications, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) established as one of its priorities to strengthen the government’s capacities to respond to natural disasters in Peru.

Disaster Risk Reduction
1 October 2014

Peru: Authorities Launch the National Plan for Disaster Risk Management for 2014-2021

The Government of Peru, through the Ministry of Disaster Risk Management of the Council of Ministers Presidency and representatives from the National Center for Risk Prevention and Disaster Risk Reduction (CENEPRED); from the National Institute of Civil Defense (INDECI) and the National Center for Strategic Planning (CEPLAN), introduced on September 18th, 2014 the National Plan for Disaster Risk Management – PLANAGERD 2014-2021, which aims to reduce the vulnerability of the population and their livelihood against risk of disasters.

1 October 2014

'Syrians Who Have Already Lost Everything Will Now Go Hungry' [Video]

Starting in October, the size of the Syria food parcel will be reduced and in neighbouring countries the number of refugees receiving food or vouchers will be scaled back.

Nutrition
1 October 2014

Eggs For Some But Not For All In Lesotho

Improving nutrition and reducing stunting in children - low growth for age - is not easy. Part of the trick is getting parents to understand what difference a healthy diet can make for them and their youngsters. 

Video

Fighting Hunger Worldwide