WFP Responds To A Drought In Malawi
Maize donated by the Malawi government being loaded on to WFP trucks at the Strategic Grain Reserve in Lilongwe.
A view of the massive silos where the grain is stored. Each silo can contain 5000 metric tons of maize.
The grain inside the silo takes on the form of a lunar landscape.
50 kg bags of locally grown pigeon peas that have been purchased with money from UKAID await transport from the WFP warehouse in Lilongwe.
People queue to register for food at the distribution point in Phalombe, southern Malawi.
After registration, people collect their food from the distribution point in Phalombe.
A local man loads his food rations onto his bicycle – the favoured form of local transport.
Saukila Black, sitting outside her house with the monthly rations for her family of five children and husband.
WFP has launched an emergency operation in Malawi in the wake of a long drought that has hit some parts of the country harder than others.