United Nations World Food Programe (WFP)

Germany Sustains Support for Afghan And Iraqi Refugees In Iran

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomes a new contribution of €1 million (approximately US$1.2 million) from the Federal Republic of Germany that will be used to provide food assistance to 30,000 of the most vulnerable Afghan and Iraqi refugees living in settlements in the Islamic Republic of Iran, AVA Diplomatic reports. Read More »

WFP Iran organized the Interim Country Strategic Plan Workshop for BAFIA

United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in Iran held a two-day workshop in Tehran on 22 to 23 October 2017 for 40 staff members of the Bureau for Aliens and Foreign Immigrants Affairs (BAFIA) directly dealing with WFP food commodities in 20 settlements, in 13 provinces across the country where 30,000 Afghan and Iraqi refugees receive assistance. The purpose of the workshop was to formally introduce the new hybrid transfer modality (cash and wheat flour) as of 1 January 2018 and to familiarize the 40 BAFIA personnel with actions needed to register the refugees in the cash component programme, AVA Diplomatic reports. Read More »

‘WFP aims to ensure food security by innovative means’

The World Food Program (WFP) is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide, delivering food assistance in emergencies and working with communities to improve nutrition and build resilience. Each year, WFP assists some 80 million people in around 80 countries, AVA Diplomatic reports. Read More »

Flavor of Ramadan

19 year old Sajjad, is one of more than 4,500 Afghan refugees who live in Rafsanjan settlement in Kerman province in Iran. His parents fled Afghanistan when they were teenagers. They met in Rafsanjan and got married and lived there with their 3 children for over 20 years, AVA Diplomatic reports. Read More »

Commemorating 29 years of World Food Programm (WFP) presence in Iran

On 29 September about 400 of WFP supporters including Ambassadors and members of the diplomatic corps from 25 countries and Representatives of United Nation agencies in Iran as well as a number of Iranian celebrities gathered at Eyvan-e-Shams Cultural Center to commemorate 29 years of WFP presence in Iran. WFP first opened an office in Iran in 1971 and was active in development projects such as establishment of Mother and Child Health Centers until 1979 and the Islamic Revolution, AVA Diplomatic reports. Read More »