Tag: WFP

How COVID-19 impacts food security in SSA

As South Africa enters day 1 of a national lock-down, many other Sub-Saharan African countries have also entered into partial lock-downs with the restriction of movement as a key element for curbing the number of infections. However, across the globe many people are already facing dire humanitarian emergencies and the World food programme is putting in measures to ensure that Sub-Saharan Africa has enough food to sustain itself during the Covid-19 pandemic. Joining CNBC Africa for more is Lola Castro, Regional Director for Southern Africa at the World Food Programme.

World Food Programme cuts rations for refugees in Kenya

The U.N. World Food Programme is cutting food rations by 30 percent for more than 400,000 refugees living in camps in Kenya due to insufficient funding, it said on Monday. Dadaab and Kakuma...

Funds shortage forces UN to cut emergency food aid for 400,000 in Nigeria

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has had to scale back plans for emergency feeding of 400,000 people in Boko Haram-hit northeast Nigeria.

With Nigeria’s northeast facing famine, WFP funds could dry up in weeks –sources

This crisis can be averted and we want people to understand this will work if it's funded. We can avert the famine.
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