UN food agency teams up with partners to improve emergency communications

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today announced the creation of a global partnership with the Vodafone Group Foundation and the UN Foundation aimed at increasing the effectiveness of information and communications technology (ICT) response to major emergencies around the world.

Ethiopia: UN provides $600,000 to help feed conflict-affected in Somali region

The United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) has allocated nearly $600,000 to provide Ethiopians in the country’s strife-torn Somali region with food aid.

UN food aid reaches Nairobi slums hit hardest by post-election violence

Tens of thousands of people in the Nairobi slums – some of the largest in Africa – most affected by last week’s post-election violence in Kenya began receiving assistance from the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today.