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WFP’s Response To Ebola Emergency

September 2nd, 2014

The UN World Food Programme is responding to the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa with an operation that aims to provide food to 1.3 million people in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. WFP is also assisting the wider humanitarian community with logistics, helping other organisations to get aid workers and critical supplies into the affected areas. Donate here

Originally posted from WFP’s Response To Ebola Emergency

Blog: On The Road In South Sudan

September 1st, 2014

South Sudan’s rainy season brings months of intense, overwhelming downpours. For aid agencies such as the World Food Programme (WFP), the country’s limited road infrastructure presents an enormous challenge for trying to move humanitarian supplies – particularly in the rainy season, when many roads wash out. After reports that swamped roads were blocking trucks on a route vital for food delivery, WFP has dispatched teams to assess the road conditions and see what can be done to keep the critically needed food moving. WFP’s George Fominyen went along.

Originally posted from Blog: On The Road In South Sudan

Blog: On The Road In South Sudan

September 1st, 2014

South Sudan’s rainy season brings months of intense, overwhelming downpours. For aid agencies such as the World Food Programme (WFP), the country’s limited road infrastructure presents an enormous challenge for trying to move humanitarian supplies – particularly in the rainy season, when many roads wash out. After reports that swamped roads were blocking trucks on a route vital for food delivery, WFP has dispatched teams to assess the road conditions and see what can be done to keep the critically needed food moving. WFP’s George Fominyen went along.

Originally posted from Blog: On The Road In South Sudan