A shipment of rice and lentils has arrived to Laos from the US: the donation will feed kids in Laos once schools reopen in September.
The socio-economic impact of coronavirus in East Africa and the Horn could kill more people than the pandemic itself.
It's part of a global hub-and-spokes flight system for medical and humanitarian supplies, transporting health workers to the front lines of the pandemic.
With air travel at a standstill, how do frontline responders get the supplies they need? WFP's new network of logistic hubs will bridge the gap.
Information is one of the most important weapons in a pandemic. Here's how WFP tech hubs are scaling up to help.
WFP is seating up the vital logistics backbone that will help save lives and help halt the spread of the virus. Humanitarian leaders from across the world are calling on donors to provide the support needed for WFP to scale-up its lifesaving services.
COVID-19 pandemic is causing border closures, travel restrictions and supply chain complexities never faced before, but WFP is still finding ways to save lives.
The first United Nations “Solidarity Flight” is scheduled to leave Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, today - from there, the aircraft will transport the vital medical cargo to all countries in Africa, where supplies are desperately needed to contain the spread of COVID-19.
The United Nations Humanitarian Response Depot (UNHRD) in Panama has already airlifted more than eight tons of supplies, including COVID-19 kits, to 24 countries.
The latest updates on COVID-19's impact on global hunger and what WFP is doing to make sure the world's most vulnerable people have the food they need to survive.
WFP is prepositioning food, delivering medical equipment, providing emergency food rations, and using its global logistics network to help the world's most vulnerable populations cope with COVID-19.
Right now, WFP’s primary focus is continuing to fulfill its mission to get lifesaving food to millions of people around the world while protecting the safety and health of its staff.