Official statements announcing key developments in WFP operations and activities.
ROME- The resounding message from this year's World Food Day celebrations in Rome and in many countries is that climate change, hunger and poverty must be addressed together in order to achieve the sustainable development goals set by the international community.
PORT-AU-PRINCE – The World Food Programme (WFP) is supporting the Government of Haiti in providing emergency food assistance to 750,000 people in regions battered by powerful Hurricane Matthew.
ROME – To mark World Food Day on 16 October, the World Food Programme (WFP) is highlighting the need for bold and constructive partnerships between governments, business and organizations that will create the requisite momentum towards achieving Zero Hunger and shaping a brighter future for millions of children.
PESHAWAR – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has successfully implemented its first cash-for-work programme for conflict-affected people who have returned to their areas of origin in the South Waziristan Agency (SWA) of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA).
N’DJAMENA – The economy of Chad is losing some 575.8 billion CFA francs (US$1.2 billion) a year – or 9.5 percent of Gross Domestic Product – to the effects of child undernutrition, according to a new study launched today in the capital.
HAVANA – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in coordination with the Government is gearing up to deliver food for 180,000 people in the areas of Cuba’s eastern-most province hardest hit by Hurricane Matthew.
BISHKEK – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the United Kingdom Department for International Development (DFID) today launched an online and mobile application to facilitate real-time management of disaster preparedness and response operations.