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WFP – United Nations World Food Programme

WEST AFRICA / EBOLA FOOD AID

The  World Food Programme (WFP) reported reaching more than 530,000 people with food assistance in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone – three West African countries worst affected by Ebola outbreak.  WFP

16 Oct 2014 | Read More »

WEST AFRICA / EBOLA AID

As the number of people affected by the Ebola virus continues to rise, World Food Programme (WFP) – in coordination with the health response in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, is scaling up its emergency operation to provide food assistance to more than 1 million people.  WFP

1 Oct 2014 | Read More »

UN / SYRIA

Emergency Relief Coordinator Valerie Amos, in her briefing to the Security Council said that over the past two weeks, ISIL forces have advanced in northern Aleppo and more than 160,000 people fled into Turkey just in a few days. She said "their fear was so great that many people crossed heavily mined fields to seek [...]

30 Sep 2014 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / EMERGENCY AID

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and UNICEF are wrapping up their 25th joint emergency mission to deliver lifesaving supplies and services in the most remote and conflict-hit regions of South Sudan. WFP

30 Sep 2014 | Read More »

FAO / FOOD INSECURITY REPORT

More than 800 million people in the world –or one in nine – suffer from hunger, according to a UN report. The study noted a global decrease by more than 100 million over the last decade and by more than 200 million since 1990-92. FAO

16 Sep 2014 | Read More »

SOMALIA / EMERGENCY AIRLIFT

A major logistics operation to bring urgent humanitarian aid to areas cut off from international help is underway in Somalia. Critical supplies are brought in on special chartered flights due to the unstable security situation. UNICEF

15 Sep 2014 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / RAPID RESPONSE MECHANISM

UNICEF and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) are stepping up joint missions to reach desperate people in remote areas of South Sudan where the number of children at risk of death from malnutrition-related causes has increased dramatically. UNICEF

12 Sep 2014 | Read More »

LIBERIA / EBOLA FOOD AID

As the number of confirmed cases in Liberia continues to grow, the World Food Programme (WFP) is providing food to holding centres for people suspected of having the disease. WFP

5 Sep 2014 | Read More »

GAZA / WFP AID CROSSING

For the first time since 2007, a humanitarian convoy of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) successfully crossed from Egypt into the Gaza Strip Wednesday, carrying enough food to feed around 150,000 people for five days. WFP

28 Aug 2014 | Read More »

IRAQ / FOOD AID

Food aid convoys from the World Food Programme have reached displaced Iraqis inKarbala, southwest ofBaghdad, bringing the number of people receiving food assistance to over 700,000 people since the start of violence in mid-June. WFP  

27 Aug 2014 | Read More »

 

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