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

Cash and Vouchers
22 May 2014

Haiti: Partnering for Progress

With less than 10 days to go before the start of this year’s hurricane season, Rome-based Agencies WFP and FAO join forces to help Haitians protect their communities.

Disaster Risk Reduction
22 May 2014

DRC Refugees Start A Better Life In Southern Rwanda

Over 7,000 refugees from the Democratic of Congo (DRC) have seen their living conditions improve after staying in the Nkamira transit centre for the last two years. In April, they moved to Mugombwa camp in Southern Rwanda and although they remain dependent on WFP food assistance their life has got better.

Responding to Emergencies
21 May 2014

Contribution from UK enables WFP to feed 100,000 people in South Sudan, as the country faces a hunger crisis.

As hunger and disease reach critical levels in South Sudan, the UK has announced its contribution of $27 million to the World Food Programme (WFP) to feed over 100,000 people affected by the current humanitarian crisis.

21 May 2014

South Sudanese Refugees In Ethiopia Plea For Better Life Back Home

During a May pledging conference in Oslo, the international community committed to step up its humanitarian response to the crisis in South Sudan - including helping refugees, who are crossing by the thousands into Ethiopia and other neighbouring countries.

WFP Ambassadors
19 May 2014

Football Manager Jose Mourinho Joins The Fight Against Hunger

"Supporting the work of the World Food Programme on the frontlines of hunger is a personal decision about a cause that is very close to the hearts of me and my family," said Chelsea Manager Jose Mourinho as he announced his decision to be an ambassador for WFP and the fight against hunger.

Food For Assets
19 May 2014

Combining Expertise To Boost Food Security in Rwanda

In the district of Nyamagabe, Southern Rwanda, WFP and the Republic of Korea are combining their knowledge to help over 1,600 people from the most poor and food insecure households to create assets through land terracing and increasing their standards of living by constructing houses, class rooms and clean water channels to the communities.

Cash and Vouchers
19 May 2014

Flood Protection Beyond Dams: Building Resilience In Bangladesh

Resilience to natural disasters has many aspects – a home safe from flooding, the knowledge and skills to prepare for and cope with disasters, and the financial security to recover and rebuild in the aftermath of a shock. In Bangladesh, WFP tackles all these issues with a comprehensive programme.

18 May 2014

Central African Republic: The Crisis In Photos

The humanitarian crisis in the Central African Republic is a major test of WFP's abilities as a provider of food assistance. The continuing violence, the scale of the population displacement and logistical problems all pose significant challenges. Here are 12 photos that illustrate the different sides of the emergency and WFP's response.

Responding to Emergencies
16 May 2014

Helping Returnees Cope With Lean Season In North Kivu

Rebuilding life after months of displacement and destitution is always challenging for conflict-affected populations. In eastern DRC, WFP provides support to internally displaced people returning to their areas of origin in the early stage of their re-settlement so that they can get back on their feet.

Purchase for Progress
15 May 2014

Women Smallholders Reap Real Rewards In Malawi

A partnership between WFP and a farmers' co-op has had some far-reaching consequences for its members - and some unexpected benefits for the women on its management committee.


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