On 18 December, a fire occurred at the Logistics Cluster WFP warehouse at the main hub in Conakry, Guinea, and destroyed the main building. Armand Adon, a field support Logistics Officer, was on site the day after the fire. Armand, who has been deployed to Guinea from DRC since 19 November is ‘number two’ at the site, closely assisting Jamal Shafagoj, Head of the Base.
After the fire, working conditions at the base were difficult for Armand and his colleagues. The WFP office facilities inside the main building were lost, along with all the stock stored inside. However, Armand is very proud as he explains that, ‘despite the incident, work at the base never stopped, not even for a single day’. Armand was one among the team of 35 dedicated WFP staff, who worked tirelessly to ensure that the lost storage capacity was restored as soon as... READ MORE