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10 October 2014

Michael Kors Wants To Watch Hunger Stop

A partner of WFP, Michael Kors launched his brand’s Watch Hunger Stop campaign for the second year in a row on October 1 to support World Food Day.

9 October 2014

Ebola: WFP Aims To Provide Food For A Million People

The UN World Food Programme is continuing to scale up its operations to provide food to over 1 million people affected by the Ebola crisis in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.

Logistics
9 October 2014

Safe, reliable transportation to the most remote regions of Northern Mali

In Mali, even at the best of times, poor infrastructure and washed out roads in the rainy season make access to remote communities a constant challenge for humanitarian workers. Add to that the ongoing security concerns of the past two years, including frequent rocket-fire in the North and IED (improvised explosive device) explosions on roads, and humanitarian access can become very difficult.

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.

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