Food Prices

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  • 30/07/2018 — Food Prices SHOTLIST (PDF)

    Rare Video from the Frontlines of the Conflict in Yemen Shows Escalating Violence is Increasing Hunger, Displacement and Desperation (For the Media)

    The closure of Yemen’s ports (sea, land and airports) for nearly three weeks in November 2017 had a dramatic humanitarian impact. Within 24 hours, prices for food, fuel and water had soared. Since the end of the blockade, twelve WFP-chartered vessels have offloaded over 270,000 metric tons of wheat. Another WFP-chartered vessel carried four US-funded mobile cranes into Hodeidah port early this year. WFP and humanitarian partners need every road, bridge, port and airport to be able to deliver food and humanitarian aid to the millions of people in Yemen who need food, health and humanitarian assistance. Greater access to more people would speed up the delivery of humanitarian supplies to every area in the country where there are needs. We are ready to assist using our logistics expertise.

  • 10/11/2015 — Food Prices

    We'll Call You Back: WFP's 2 Way Communications in DRC

    In Goma, WFP sends out automated SMS surveys to student key informants to collect food prices in the local markets. The information is then recorded into an Interactive Voice Response system that beneficiaries can call to listen to information on food prices, WFP distribution dates, and phone survey dates free of charge. For more information on the project, please visit the VAM blog. http://mvam.org/

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