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Earthquakes, Emergencies, Food for Assets, Nutrition
12 February 2010

On the one month anniversary of the devastating earthquake in Haiti, WFP hosted a high level meeting in Rome to discuss how UN agencies, donors and governments can support Haitian-led food security in the future. See what seven speakers said.

Earthquakes
11 February 2010

WFP's Marcus Prior flew to Haiti soon after the earthquake to head up the public information team there. Since arriving he has followed every stage in the development of the emergency operation. A month after the devastating earthquake, he shares his personal reflections on the country and the humanitarian operation.

Earthquakes, Emergencies, Focus on Women
3 February 2010

As WFP’s food coupon system ensures delivery of two weeks of rice rations, women are always at the front of the line at the 16 fixed distribution points in the Haitian capital. It’s part of a system that ensures the weakest don’t get left behind.

Earthquakes, Emergencies
1 February 2010

In the coastal town of Jacmel, south of Port-au-Prince, WFP is providing hot meals for an average 24,000 people each day through a network of field kitchens. Children are receiving a nutritional boost with an extra daily meal of WFP’s vitamin-rich porridge -- which they seem to love!

Earthquakes, Emergencies
25 January 2010

WFP has prioritised orphanages and hospitals in recent days in order to ensure food is reaching the most vulnerable. At one children’s home in Port au Prince, the quake killed 56 of the 134 children. WFP is ensuring that those who survived are being fed.

Earthquakes
23 January 2010

WFP is one of seven relief organisations that will receive a share of the money raised by Friday's Hope For Haiti Now benefit event in New York, Los Angeles and London. The line-up of stars included WFP celebrity partners Christina Aguilera, Wyclef Jean and Drew Barrymore.

Earthquakes
22 January 2010

Haiti's devastated infrastructure make emergency operations in the quake-hit nation the most challenging that WFP has ever faced, Executive Director Josette Sheeran said here on Friday, during a three-day visit.

Earthquakes, Emergencies
22 January 2010

When the earthquake hit Haiti at 16:53 on 12 January, WFP Programme Officer Gumel Henry was at the office. The first thing he did was run home. School had finished and he knew his children would be there. As he ran, he passed one collapsed building after another...

Earthquakes, Logistics
21 January 2010

When a disaster strikes, humanitarian agencies like WFP need information more than anything else. They need a clear picture of the damage to roads and bridges, for example, to be able to respond fast. A new set of satellite maps produced by WFP helps provide this information.