12 January 2012
Two years after the Haiti earthquake, the UN World Food Programme (WFP), with the government and partners, has made significant progress to improve food security. A lot remains to be done and each month, WFP continues to provide food assistance to 1.5 million people.
7 November 2011
The Centre of Excellence, located in the capital city of Brasilia, will assist governments in Africa, Asia, and Latin America by drawing upon the expertise of WFP and Brazil in the fight against hunger, while promoting sustainable school feeding models and other food and nutrition safety nets from across the world.
3 October 2011
Port-au-Prince – At the beginning of the 2011-2012 school year, UNICEF and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) are renewing their commitment to support the country’s efforts in the field of education.
14 September 2011
At the end of a 3-day visit to Haiti, Gemmo Lodesani, the World Food Programme’s newly appointed Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean expressed concerns about the food security situation in the country.
4 August 2011
Port-au-Prince –As Haitians brace for tropical storm Emily the UN World Food Programme (WFP) has prepositioned life-saving food supplies across the most vulnerable areas of the country and is on standby to begin emergency food distributions if needed.
13 April 2011
Rome - The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today announced the internationally acclaimed Malian singers Amadou & Mariam as WFP Ambassadors against Hunger for the European Union.
11 January 2011
Almost one year ago, the ground began shaking in Haiti and the lives of millions were changed forever. What came after the quake was a disaster that stretched WFP’s humanitarian expertise to the limit, challenged our response through its complexity and daunted us with the sheer scale of its impact on the Haitian people.
7 November 2010
PORT AU PRINCE – In the aftermath of Hurricane Tomas, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has been working closely with the Haitian authorities and other partners to distribute high-energy biscuits and ready-to-eat meals (MREs) to thousands of people who had taken refuge in schools and churches in the south-west of the country. In some of the most storm-affected, such as Jeremie, distributions began within hours of the first heavy rains.
14 October 2010
ROME – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today thanked the Swedish government for pledging record levels of support in 2011 for programmes that provide food assistance to the most vulnerable people around the world. Sweden’s contribution to WFP -- which is fully flexible and can be used to provide food assistance wherever it is needed most -- is expected to reach SEK 556 million in 2011, a 15 per cent increase on the 2010 contribution.
8 July 2010
Overview: In the week after the January 12 earthquake, WFP delivered 1 million rations, equivalent to more than 3 million meals, to over 200,000 people.
- Aid workers distribute food in Haiti as nation struggles with drought Source: The Toronto Star
- Canadian Development Minister Paradis visits Haiti To Assess Progress And Challenges Source: Foreign Affairs
- Feeding Haiti: A new menu Source: The Economist
- Drought, poor harvest to worsen Haiti food crisis - WFP Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation
- Drought, poor harvest to worsen Haiti food crisis – WFP Source: Reuters
- 7 February 2014 Swiss Ambassador to Haiti Visits WFP Cash for Assets Project
- 16 January 2014 Haiti School Meals: Feeding Futures and Nourishing Minds
- 28 November 2013 Haiti: UNASUR Pledges an Extra $250.000 for School Feeding
- 26 September 2013 Hungry Planet: Episode 30