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Emergencies, Floods, Hurricanes, Logistics
29 August 2011

As Haitians brace for the hurricane season, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) has prepositioned life-saving supplies in 35 vulnerable locations to provide food assistance to 500,000 people for over a month. WFP is working in close collaboration with the Haitian Government and its partners in the country’s 10 departments to be ready to begin emergency food distributions immediately after the passage of a storm.

 

Capacity Development
5 August 2011

A new project in a region that Haitians call the Far West is helping small farmers produce more food.

Livelihoods, Earthquakes, Emergencies, Focus on Women
26 July 2011

In Carrefour, a busy suburban town located just West of Port-au-Prince, a women’s association is getting neighborhoods ready for rebuilding.

Focus on Women, Gender, Nutrition
13 July 2011

The World Food Programme is supporting the Haitian Government's efforts to prevent and combat malnutrition.

Emergencies
6 July 2011

A blaze in a crowded Port-au-Prince camp leaves earthquake survivors struggling to get back on their feet.

Ambassadors
28 June 2011

African pop duo Amadou and Mariam, who launched their new single Labendela in Rome on Monday, say their new role as Ambassadors Against Hunger for the EU allows them to be “flag-bearers” for the fight against hunger and poverty in countries such as their native Mali.

Ambassadors
27 June 2011
World music stars Amadou & Mariam are the latest celebrity voices to join the fight against global hunger as the new WFP Ambassadors Against Hunger for the European Union. To raise hunger awareness, Amadou & Mariam have dedicated this song to the global hunger challenge.
 

23 June 2011

The Malian pop-duo and world music stars, Amadou & Mariam, are the latest celebrity voices to join the fight against global hunger as the new WFP Ambassadors Against Hunger for the European Union. To raise hunger awareness among Europeans, Amadou & Mariam have dedicated a song to the global hunger challenge.

Ambassadors
13 April 2011

Amadou and Mariam, the acclaimed Malian pop duo, are WFP’s newest Ambassadors Against Hunger, and the first devoted to raising hunger awareness in the EU. The announcement followed the two singers’ return from Haiti, where they met with families still suffering from the devastation of the January 2010 earthquake.

Earthquakes, Emergencies
13 March 2011

In Léogâne, a project helps the city repair its roads by recycling rubble from the earthquake.