WFP has a team of spokespeople all over the world who are on stand-by 24 hours a day to answer media inquiries.
As Afghanistan struggles with growing numbers of returnees from Pakistan and people displaced internally by conflict, the World Food Programme has launched a nine-month operation to provide emergency food and cash. Since July the number of returning refugees – some with identity papers, others without – has increased dramatically: thousands are now crossing the border every day at the main entry point of Torkham, in eastern Afghanistan. Overall, more than one million people are forecast to be on the move across the country by the end of the year.
Public Information Officer Amjad Jamal reports on the food security situation in Pakistan in the wake of massive flooding in both 2010 and 2011.