Official statements announcing key developments in WFP operations and activities.
KHARTOUM– The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has received a contribution of dates from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia that will become part of the daily school meals enjoyed by thousands of vulnerable children in South Kordofan State in Sudan.
ISIOLO, Kenya – The Government of Kenya formally took over today from the United Nations World Food Programme responsibility for providing lunches to 1.6 million school children in arid and semi-arid areas of the country.
BANGUI – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has welcomed a US$16.85 million contribution from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to provide assistance in the Central African Republic, where years of conflict have disrupted the lives of millions of people.
Joint FAO/UNICEF/WFP News Release - Call for lasting peace to prevent further food crises
BRUSSELS – Two years after its launch, the largest humanitarian relief programme in European Union (EU) history is supporting around 1.4 million refugees in Turkey. The scheme is funded entirely from the EU’s Facility for Refugees in Turkey (FRIT), generously supported by EU citizens through the Member States’ contribution.
DILI - The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in Timor-Leste is supporting some of the country’s most vulnerable people – pregnant and breastfeeding mothers and children under 5 - to stay healthy by providing nutrient rich foods to the Ministry of Health.
ROME/NEW YORK -The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is working with its partners to expand a cutting-edge, digital booking platform that offers a one-stop shop for humanitarian workers in remote locations to access housing, travel and medical services.
NEW YORK – As new evidence in the 2018 State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World (SOFI) shows the number of hungry people in the world continues to rise -- reaching 821 million in 2017 -- journalists are invited to join world leaders as they discuss the complex link between those increasing hunger rates and conflict.
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