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Emergencies
19 October 2011

A 1.5 million euros (BDT 15 crore) donation from ECHO, the humanitarian aid department of the European Union, has allowed the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to step up food distributions to victims of recent flooding in Satkhira and Jessore districts.


19 September 2011

DHAKA -- Six members from the Executive Board of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP http://www.wfp.org) will arrive on a six-day official visit to Bangladesh on Sunday. While in the country, the Board members will visit WFP field operations and meet with ultra poor and food-insecure families to see how food and cash assistance has helped in building their skills and assets.


13 September 2011

ROME –The Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), Josette Sheeran, will visit Luxembourg on 14-15 September to hold meetings with government officials and to deliver the keynote address to the country’s annual development conference, the Assises de la Coopération.


6 September 2011

DHAKA – A generous cash donation of US$ 10 million (Tk. 75 Crore) from the Government of Japan will allow WFP to provide food assistance to poor and vulnerable communities which are vulnerable to natural disasters and the effects of climate change.

Climate Change
5 September 2011

DHAKA – A generous cash donation of US$ 10 million (Tk. 75 Crore) from the Government of Japan will allow WFP to provide food assistance to poor and vulnerable communities which are vulnerable to natural disasters and the effects of climate change.

Floods
19 August 2011

DHAKA - The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), with funding from the Australian government through AusAID, is providing urgently needed emergency food assistance to 57,000 people affected by floods in Satkhira, sourthern Bangladesh.

Floods
19 August 2011

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), with funding from the Australian government through AusAID, is providing urgently needed emergency food assistance to 57,000 people affected by floods in Satkhira, sourthern Bangladesh.

Floods
15 August 2011

Dhaka - The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), with support from the Australian government through AusAID, has come to the assistance of 10,000 flood-affected people in Cox’s Bazar’s Chakoria upazila.

Nutrition, School Meals
15 March 2011

The World Food Programme and Unilever have entered into a new partnership under which 95,000 primary school students will receive a nutritional boost in school each day.

Nutrition
12 January 2011

DHAKA - The United Nations World Food Programme has extended its current refugee operations for two more years to provide support to 31,000 food-insecure refugees in Cox’s Bazar at a cost of nearly US$11 million.