A unique view of all the ways WFP is assisting millions of people worldwide.

25 August 2015

Germany's DRC Ambassador, Wolfgang Manig visits C.A.R. Refugees

German Ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Wolfgang Manig, along with the World Food Programme's (WFP) Deputy Country Director Silvia Caruso, recently traveled to South Ubangi province bordering the Central African Republic where they visited activities implemented by WFP with funding from the Government of Germany. Upon Mr. Manig's return to Kinshasa, the DRC capital, we caught up with him to get his impressions of the mission.

24 August 2015

10 Facts About Hunger In Zimbabwe

Here are ten things to know to understand the food and nutrition situation in Zimbabwe. Please help the World Food Programme (WFP) raise awareness by sharing these facts on Twitter.

19 August 2015

Which Type of Humanitarian Are You?

Would you rather organize food deliveries by helicopter, provide school meals for children, or monitor food distributions in a refugee camp?

Find out what kind of humanitarian you would be at the World Food Programme (WFP) as we celebrate World Humanitarian Day on 19 August.

Aid professionals
19 August 2015

WFP Philippines: Inspiring Humanitarian Workers

Three people from different parts of the Philippines joined by one organisation – the World Food Programme (WFP). This is the story of three humanitarian workers from WFP's offices in Manila, Cotabato, and Iligan, sharing the challenges and inspiration they encounter in their work.

18 August 2015

10 Things You Need To Know About El Niño

Here are ten things to know about El Niño, the atmospheric event that threatens to complicate the food security situation in various countries across three continents. Please help the World Food Programme (WFP) raise awareness by sharing these facts on Twitter.

18 August 2015

Working In The Midst Of Conflict: Life As A Logistics Officer in Syria

As a World Food Programme (WFP) Logistician, Louis Boshoff spends his days coordinating the movement of food convoys and airlifts in Syria. He tells us about the dangers and challenges of working in a conflict that is now in its fifth year.

17 August 2015

Working In The Midst Of Conflict: Life As A Country Director In Yemen

Dr.Purnima Kashyap is the World Food Programme's (WFP) Country Director in Yemen, where she ensures that WFP reaches conflict-affected communities with food. She gives an insight into her life in a country where it isn’t even safe to walk down the street.

Responding to Emergencies
17 August 2015

Bangladesh Floods: The Lives Behind The Statistics

Heavy monsoon rains have triggered flash floods and landslides, affecting thousands of vulnerable people in southeastern Bangladesh.

12 August 2015

Working In The Midst Of Conflict: Life As A Field Security Officer In South Sudan

Peter Testuzza is a Field Security Officer for the World Food Progamme (WFP) in South Sudan. When he isn’t accompanying missions to deliver food assistance to communities caught up in the civil war, he lives in Rome, where he has lived for the past 20 years. He tells us what a typical day working in one of the world’s most dangerous conflicts involves …

12 August 2015

Sharing Seeds Of Hope In Zimbabwe

The World Food Programme (WFP) Zimbabwe is using a small grain pilot project to fight hunger and reduce future shocks by transforming communities from vulnerable to resilient.


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