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The World Food Programme is building on its cutting-edge responses to cylones Idai and Kenneth in Mozambique.  
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The five winners of the 2019 WFP Innovation Awards were announced yesterday at WFP’s annual Global Management Meeting in London.   ...
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With 20 years of experience, Bhawana Upadhyay, ICT Officer and ETC focal point with WFP Nepal, is a legend at the World Food Programme (WFP): she was part of the emergency response when a devastating earthquake struck the country in April 2015; she was the first female deputy cluster coordinator at the ETC Operational Exercise (now gear.UP); and more recently, she was instrumental in organizing the WFP Drone training in Kathmandu.   ...
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Flying into a caldera in El Salvador, drones collect water for analysis and forecasting in a project backed by WFP.
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Following Cyclones Idai and Kenneth in Mozambique in 2019, more than 2 million people lost their homes and livelihoods. Here's a look back at how the World Food Programme leveraged the use of drones for the first time in an emergency in collaboration with the National Disaster Management Institute (INGC) to support humanitarian operations on the ground. ...
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DEEP is a WFP machine learning application designed to automate the analysis of drone images and ultimately, help speed up the response time during emergencies. This video shows how DEEP was piloted in Mozambique in 2019.     ...
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Much-anticipated regional drone training offers new options for Central American humanitarian community.
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The flying wizards

Spotlight on Hugo Rosales who believes drones are crucial for responding to extreme weather challenges in Central America.
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After the successful training workshops in Mozambique and Madagascar in 2018, Ethiopia is the third African country to take part in the WFP drone capacity building. ...
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The World Food Programme (WFP) drone team is helping national authorities assess the areas most affected by Cyclone Kenneth, including Mucojo in northern Mozambique. Read the blog story written by WFP's Katarzyna Chojnacka, who recounts her recent mission to the village and how drones are helping relief efforts get a clearer picture of the situation.   ...
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