News Releases

Official statements announcing key developments in WFP operations and activities.

For Individuals
17 September 2015

WFP and OAS Team up to Work on Migration, Protection, and Preparedness in the Americas

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Executive Director of the UN World Food Programme (WFP), Ertharin Cousin, and the Secretary General of the Organization of American State (OAS), Luis Almagro, today signed an agreement to intensify their joint efforts to improve the food security and nutrition of the people of the Americas.

Responding to Emergencies
12 May 2015

WFP and Bolivia Conduct an Emergency Simulation

LA PAZ –The World Food Programme (WFP) and the Vice Ministry of Civil Defense, conducted a national flood simulation in order to effectively and efficiently respond in the case of an emergency, in the capital city of La Paz on 11 and 12 May.

3 January 2012

Bangladesh: WFP Launches New Five-Year Programme

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is launching a new five-year Country Programme designed to strengthen and support the Government of Bangladesh’s nutrition and social safety net efforts


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