WFP announces the pause of General Food Distributions in areas of Yemen under the Sana'a Based Authorities' (SBA) control, driven by limited funding and the absence of an agreement with the authorities.
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.
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“The situation is devastating,” said Samer Abdeljaber, WFP Palestine Country Director. “We are on the ground doing everything we can."
In the world's youngest country, WFP is empowering communities by constructing roads to improve food security and develop rural economies.
A WFP-charted vessel departed today from the Ukrainian Black Sea port of Yuznhy (Pivdennyi) with wheat grain destined for the agency’s humanitarian response in Yemen.
WFP is calling for the re-opening of the ports in the Odessa area of southern Ukraine so that food being produced in the war-torn country can flow freely to the rest of the world, before the current global hunger crisis spins out of control.
The U.N. World Food Programme's support is a lifeline as Syrian shoppers curb spending and traders suffer this Ramadan.
Thanks to a recently introduced law on funding for people with disabilities, WFP is working with a local government in Kenya to support people with disabilities like 8-year-old Ikran.
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WFFP today warned that its lifesaving food assistance operations in northern Ethiopia are about to grind to a halt because intense fighting has blocked the passage of fuel and food.