A unique view of all the ways WFP is assisting millions of people worldwide.
From the empty market stalls to the late planting of rice crops, the impact of Ebola is visible in many ways in Liberia's Lofa County. WFP's Donaig Le Du travelled to the northern area to accompany food distribution teams. She sent back this blog, describing what she saw.
As an Emergency Response Officer in South Sudan, Caroline Koromia has been leading emergency mobile teams to reach vulnerable people who have been isolated by conflict in some of the most food-insecure areas of the country since March 2014. She tells us about her recent experience in the locality of Kamel in Jonglei State.
During emergencies, coordination is essential for the success of relief operations. The Logistics Cluster is a group of humanitarian organizations who work together to ensure efficient and effective logistics in emergencies. Because of its expertise and field capacity, WFP was chosen to lead the Logistics Cluster. In Ebola-affected countries, the Cluster is working to support the United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER) and the humanitarian community.
While some displaced families return to their areas of origin in DRC, others remain in camps in the hope that the security situation will improve in their village. We meet four people living in Mugunga camp near Goma.
A violent summer in Gaza left thousands of its residents homeless and in shelters. The two-month conflict destroyed homes, businesses and basic services. But one thing was working – WFP food distribution, the landmark vouchers and the e-card programme, which was launched in Palestine five years ago as a first in the Middle East.
Sugar Is Life Foundation (FUNAZUCAR) and the World Food Programme (WFP) join once again to tackle malnutrition in Honduras serving more than 40,000 people with the donation of 42 metric tons of sugar.
As a protection advisor for WFP in South Sudan, Marika Guderian frequently travels to remote rural locations with mobile response teams who are at the frontline of delivering food assistance to conflict affected populations in the country. She tells us about her recent trip to Ulang town in Upper Nile State where the population has been affected by the conflict.
In August 2014, Catherine Bauelfield-Hanes and Jane Petty, representatives from UK Department for International Development (DFID), visited two WFP projects in Burkina Faso.
The Government of Madagascar has made education a key development priority and the Minister of National Education is working to improve access to it by strengthening school feeding activities with the support of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP).