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Update on WFP's Role in the Humanitarian Assistance System

Recent crises in the Horn of Africa and elsewhere have confirmed that WFP – including as the global cluster lead agency for logistics and emergency telecommunications, and the joint lead agency, with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, of the global food security cluster – has a crucial and central role in the international humanitarian system, working with United Nations agencies, non-governmental organizations and other partners to ensure the delivery of life-saving assistance in the most effective and coherent way possible.