Since late 2023, WFP has activated more robust delivery mechanisms for its operations in Ethiopia, a significant step in assuring the delivery of critical food assistance to the hungriest populations affected by drought, flooding and conflict.
WFP urgently calls on Sudan’s warring parties to provide immediate guarantees for the safe and unimpeded delivery of humanitarian food assistance to conflict-hit parts of Sudan.
WFP has been forced to temporarily suspend food assistance in some parts of Gezira State, as fighting spreads south and east of Sudan’s capital Khartoum.
Parts of war-ravaged Sudan are at a high risk of slipping into catastrophic hunger conditions by next year’s lean season if WFP is unable to expand access and regularly deliver food assistance to people trapped in conflict hotspots.
WFP is today warning of a looming halt to its food and nutrition assistance to 1.4 million crisis-affected populations in Chad – including newly arrived Sudanese refugees – due to funding constraints.
WFP is activating its revamped approach to operations in Ethiopia, a major step which will start to reach 3.2 million people with food assistance for the first time since June 2023.
In its continued commitment to advance farmer livelihoods around the world, the Zoetis Foundation supports World Food Program USA in helping WFP address food insecurity in Ethiopia and Kenya.
Climate extremes will keep hunger in Somalia at record highs, warned WFP today, as deadly floods sweep the country, devastating deeply food-insecure communities who are still battling to recover from the country’s longest recorded drought.
Children in flood-affected parts of South Sudan are expected to face extreme levels of malnutrition in the first half of 2024 as the climate crisis tightens its grip on the country, WFP warned today.
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has begun providing desperately needed food assistance to more than 5,000 families displaced by massive flooding in Libya.
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is on the ground responding to the floods in Libya and assisting affected families.
Refugee camps exist all over the world to help people who have been forced from their homes. These camps play a vital role in providing displaced people with temporary – and sometimes long-term – assistance.