Organization Name:
World Food Programme (WFP)

Organization Type:
IO

Mission Statement:
Set-up in 1963, WFP is the United Nations frontline agency in the fight against global hunger. In 2003, WFP fed 104 million people in 81 countries, including most of the world's refugees and internally displaced people.In 1994, WFP became the first United Nations organisation to adopt a mission statement. It is the foundation on which we build our policy, defining the who, what, where and how of our ÔmissionÕ to eradicate global hunger and poverty.As the food aid arm of the UN, WFP uses its food to:

  • meet emergency needs
  • support economic & social development
  • The Agency also provides the logistics support necessary to get food aid to the right people at the right time and in the right place.WFP works to put hunger at the centre of the international agenda, promoting policies, strategies and operations that directly benefit the poor and hungry. Mr. James T. Morris, Executive Director


Contact Information

Full Mailing Address:
Via Cesare Giulio Viola
68Parco dei Medici Rome I-00148

Country:
Italy

Phone Number:
+39-06-6513-2628

Fax Number:
+39-06-6513-2840

Email Address:
wfpinfo@wfp.org, Peter.Holtsberg@wfp.org, Alan.Johnson@wfp.org

Website:
http://www.wfp.org


    Activity Detail(s)

  • Survivor and Victim Assistance
  • Mine Risk Education

    Country(ies) of Operation

  • Cambodia
  • Ethiopia
  • Pakistan
  • Zambia
  • Albania
  • Bangladesh
  • Chad
  • Ecuador
  • Eritrea
  • Georgia
  • Guatemala
  • India
  • Kenya
  • Mozambique
  • Namibia
  • Nepal
  • Sierra Leone
  • South Africa
  • Tanzania
  • Uganda
  • Zimbabwe
  • Algeria
  • Colombia
  • Djibouti
  • Indonesia
  • Malawi
  • Senegal
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sudan
  • Afghanistan
  • Armenia
  • El Salvador
  • Honduras
  • Nicaragua
  • Rwanda
  • Kosovo, FYR
  • Laos
  • Bolivia
  • Burundi
  • Central African Republic
  • China
  • Congo, Democratic Republic of the
  • Congo, Republic of the
  • Cuba
  • Dominican Republic
  • Timor-Leste (East Timor)
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Haiti
  • Jordan
  • Korea, Democratic People's Republic of (North)
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Madagascar
  • Mali
  • Mauritania
  • Niger
  • Occupied Palestinian Territory
  • Peru
  • Swaziland
  • Tajikistan
  • Bhutan
  • Gabon
  • Gambia

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