Accra Launches Regional COVID-19 Response Hub to Maintain Life-Saving Operations in Africa as Coronavirus Spreads

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.

COVID-19: Humanitarian Air Deliveries to Africa Ramped up With Dispatch From UN’s New Cargo Hub in Belgium

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.

During Pandemic, the Most Vulnerable Still Need Food. This Is How WFP Gets it To Them.

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.

UN Response Depot Pivotal in Dealing With COVID-19 in Latin America and Caribbean

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.

Food Stocks and Medical Supplies: How WFP Is Rising to the Challenge of COVID-19

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.

Statement From WFP USA Regarding Coronavirus

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.

An Aid Worker’s Firsthand Account of the Crisis in Syria: “No one would do such a thing”

Families are arriving by the thousands at already over-crowded camps and they need everything — blankets, medicine, tents and, of course, food.

Small Radio Stations Saved Lives Before Cylone Idai Wiped Them Out. See What They’re Doing Now.

“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.

WFP Assistance Rescues Yemen From the Brink but Struggle Continues for Millions

WFP has achieved an unprecedented expansion of food assistance in Yemen, scaling it up by 50 percent. But still, over 11 million people continue to face a daily struggle of finding enough food.

WFP Executive Board Sees Lifesaving Work in Cox’s Bazar

Under a partnership with IOM and UNHCR, WFP has built 50,000 sqm of new roads, repaired 85,000 sqm of existing roads and stabilized 280,000 sqm of slopes.

WFP Executive Director Visits Sudan to Meet New Government and Sends off First Barges to South Sudan

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.

Facing Abductions, Looting & Harassment to Reach People in South Sudan

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.

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