Cyclone Idai: On the ground
Logistics Cluster assessment team deployed to Mozambique
16 March 2019
On the evening of Thursday 14 March, Category 3 Tropical Cyclone Idai tore through Beira, Mozambique's fourth largest city, bringing destructive wind speeds of 224 km per hour, heavy rainfall and widespread devastation. The country's National Disaster Management Agency (INGC) estimate more than 600...
What’s it like working on Yemen’s sea operations?
Behind the scenes with logistician Fatouma Omar Mohamed
13 March 2019
31-year old Fatouma Omar Mohamad from Djibouti City first joined WFP in July 2017. Fast forward almost two years, and today she follows the sea cargo operations from Djibouti to Aden and Hodeidah, a role that is critical to ensure lifesaving cargo gets to where it needs to on a daily basis.“My...