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“Move to higher ground!” “Keep your family together!” “Keep your phones charged and dry!” These were the warnings that rang out in the hours before the storm hit.
Millions of Zimbabweans face an increasingly desperate situation unless adequate funding for a major relief operation materializes quickly.
First the first time in nearly eight years, three WFP-contracted barges sailed to South Sudan with enough food to feed 370,000 people for one month.
This first-of-its-kind data exchange involves IOM’s BRaVE and WFP’s SCOPE systems, which will improve efficiency in the delivery of assistance.
WFP faces a dizzying number of challenges in delivering assistance to the 5 million people who need it. Abductions, looting, harassment and illegal checkpoints are only the beginning.
The 400-foot long bridge will connect tens of thousands of people and is key not only for humanitarian operations but is expected to boost farm-to-market access and commercial activities in the region as well.
The story of a wife, mother, student and a professional driver with World Food Programme in Nigeria.
In Afghanistan, the UN Humanitarian Air Service is launching a new initiative to get more female Afghan humanitarians into the skies and the field.
Almost 60 WFP staff have been deployed to Mozambique and 45 more are on the way. WFP requires $140 million to continue life-saving operations for the next three months.
The cyclone that hit Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi has destroyed homes, schools, businesses and essential infrastructure. Survivors have lost everything and need our help.