7 January 2011

Less than a month after her husband was killed in last year’s earthquake, Farah, 21, gave birth to their second daughter. Getting by since then has been hard, but Farah says she takes comfort in knowing that her daughters are getting the nutrition they need from a fortified peanut paste provided by WFP.

Earthquakes, Procurement
7 January 2011

A group of Haitian dairy farmers is now supplying Port-au-Prince schools with fresh milk, thanks to a pilot project launched by WFP. The scheme helps farmers gain a foothold in their local market while providing kids who eat WFP school meals with a precious source of vitamins and minerals.

Earthquakes, Food for Assets
7 January 2011

It’s tough digging with a shovel under the hot sun but Cassandre Chery, 28, is glad to have the work. She’s been homeless since the earthquake and says that work in Haiti is scarce. With the money she earns helping to rebuild her country, she’s able to buy food and keep her kids in school. Watch video

Earthquakes, Focus on Women, Food for Assets, Nutrition, Procurement, School Meals
7 January 2011

One year after the earthquake, WFP is helping Haitians move beyond the disaster and start building a future free from hunger. Our food assistance provides meals for children in school, shields babies and mothers from malnutrition, helps economic recovery and supports small farmers.

Earthquakes, Emergencies, Focus on Women, School Meals
29 December 2010

In Port-au-Prince, a school principal is working tirelessly to help her school and her students recover

Livelihoods, Capacity Development, Earthquakes, Emergencies
8 December 2010

A project in the mountains of Haiti's Southeast is contributing to the rehabilitation of agricultural land.

Livelihoods, Capacity Development, Earthquakes, Emergencies
3 December 2010

A Road construction project financed by the World Food Programme is transforming lives in the mountains above Port-au-Prince.

Emergencies, Floods
9 November 2010

As the hurricane season approached this year, WFP positioned food in strategic points around Haiti. So when Hurricane Tomas raged off Haiti’s western coast a few days ago, emergency provisions were ready for the thousands of people facing yet another natural disaster.

General Food Distribution
24 October 2010

In response to the outbreak of cholera in central regions of Haiti, WFP has begun distribution of ready-to-eat meals and High Energy Biscuits at hospitals in Saint-Marc, Mirebalais and Lascahobas. This food should ensure hospital staff and patients have access to safe food that does not require water for its preparation.

Capacity Development, Earthquakes, Emergencies, Focus on Women, Food for Assets, Gender, General Food Distribution, Logistics, Nutrition
6 July 2010

Six months have passed since the catastrophic January 12 earthquake in Haiti. At the peak of its emergency operation, WFP reached some 4.5 million people with food aid. But now it’s shifting gears, from disaster relief to a long-term strategy using food assistance to fuel the recovery.