WFP Deputy Chief Warns Security Council of Imminent Famine in Northern Gaza Unless Conditions Change

WFP Deputy Executive Director Carl Skau addressed the United Nations Security Council on February 27 on the humanitarian crisis in Gaza.

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Statement by Principals of the Inter-Agency Standing Committee: Civilians in Gaza in Extreme Peril While the World Watches On

More than three quarters of Gaza's population have been forced from their homes, many multiple times, and face severe shortages of food, water, sanitation and healthcare – the basic necessities to survive.

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United Nations Food Agency Pauses Deliveries to the North of Gaza

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is pausing deliveries of lifesaving food aid to northern Gaza until conditions are in place that allow for safe distributions.

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Innovate to Eradicate Hunger: Unveiling 10 Tech Innovations Accelerating for Impact

Meet the 10 teams selected to take part in the new ‘World Food Programme (WFP) Humanitarian Ventures Accelerator’ program with the WFP Innovation Accelerator.

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Gaza Grapples With Catastrophic Hunger as New Report Predicts Famine if Conflict Continues

More than one in four households in Gaza currently face extreme hunger, and there is a risk of famine unless access to adequate food, clean water, health and sanitation services is restored, according to a new IPC report released today.

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WFP Delivers First Aid Convoy From Jordan to Gaza

On Wednesday, a 46-truck convoy, organized by WFP and JHCO carried more than 1,650,000 pounds of lifesaving food into Gaza, marking the first time a direct aid convoy from Jordan has reached the Gaza Strip since the upsurge in hostilities began on October 7.

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Leveraging Big Data and Machine Learning to Monitor Global Food Security in Real-Time

Real-time monitoring capability equips WFP with crucial data, allowing for quick and accurate assessments of hunger levels in even the most isolated regions. This, in turn, enables a more effective response.

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WFP Pauses Food Distributions in Northern Areas of Yemen

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.

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World Food Program USA Statement on Afghanistan Earthquake

WFP has worked in Afghanistan since 1963, providing food assistance and resilience support to vulnerable communities impacted by conflict, natural disasters and economic instability.

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WFP Rushes Vital Food Assistance to Families in Türkiye and Syria Affected by Devastating Earthquakes

WFP is on the ground responding to the devastating impact of the two earthquakes that hit Türkiye and Syria on Monday. Our food assistance has been underway since Tuesday with plans to reach half a million people in both countries.

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Why WFP Needs to Be Invited Into a Country Before Delivering Food

The United Nations World Food Programme can launch an emergency response within 72 hours. But first, we need to be invited into a country.

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WFP Vessel Leaves Ukraine With Grain for Humanitarian Response in Yemen

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.

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