31 May 2012
WFP's Cash-for-Work programme for Tropical Storm Washi survivors was officially launched in Iligan City, through a memorandum of understanding signed with the city government and WFP's NGO partners.
29 May 2012
They may not have all the powers like our favorite superheroes do, but come June, Unilever Food Services (UFS) and United Nations World Food Programme (UN-WFP) will save 40,000 school children in Central Mindanao the pangs of hunger.
28 May 2012
The Saudi Arabian government recently donated over 60 tons of dates to the United Nations’ World Food Program (WFP) for distribution to families in conflict-hit areas in Mindanao
17 May 2012
Through its innovative “Sandwich Heroes” campaign, Unilever Food Solutions, a subsidiary of Unilever, has raised Php 400,000 in the Philippines for the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP). The donation will allow WFP to feed 40,000 children under its school meals programme in conflict-affected areas of Central Mindanao, particularly in Maguindanao, Lanao del Sur and Lanao del Norte.
27 April 2012
Nearly a million of Filipinos living in Central Mindanao have been displaced from their homes over the past 12 years owing to cycles of violent conflict in the region, a joint study by the World Bank and the UN World Food Programme found. (..) Stephen Anderson, WFP Representative and Country Director, meanwhile said that the study would help agencies like WFP “better target food assistance as well as help communities strengthen their resilience to conflict and natural disasters...the two ARMM provinces in Central Mindanao - Maguindanao and Lanao del Sur - suffer the highest levels of food insecurity... this is exacerbated by high levels of exposure to shocks, such as recurrent flooding and crop disease.”
24 April 2012
WFP Philippines' support to the Philippine government's rehabilitation efforts in Central Mindanao gets a boost from the the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), which has provided CDN$ 1 million (approx. PhP 43 million) for WFP's relief and recovery operations in the area.
17 April 2012
WFP Philippines donates two generator sets and a number of tents to assist the recovery of victims of the 6.9-magnitude earthquake in Negros Oriental last February
28 March 2012
Cebu-based bakery chain Julie’s Bakeshop is working hand in hand with the World Food Programme (WFP) to fight hunger together in the Philippines. The chain is addressing scarcity of food and resources in conflict-ridden areas in central Mindanao through its “Bayan” bread campaign launched in November 2011, to help the less fortunate Filipinos.
5 March 2012
Officials of the United Nations-World Food Programme (UN-WFP) are now in the province to assess their projects in the three towns of Cagayan province and inaugurated a newly constructed emergency food storage facility. (..) The facility was funded through a counterpart scheme wherein the UN-WFP spent P1 million for the project, P500,000 from the local government unit of Amulung, and P100,000 from the Department of Social Welfare and Development Regional Office.
10 February 2012
The Philippines government and an international aid agency are automating inventory systems to improve relief distribution in one of the world's most disaster-prone countries. The World Food Programme (WFP) and Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) are undertaking a US$46,000 customization of an open-source software commonly used in disaster relief, Sahana, to develop a national relief goods inventory and monitoring system, or RGIMS. (..)"We want [DSWD] managers to know what relief goods are in stock in real time," said Dragoslav Djuraskovic, WFP head of logistics in the Philippines.
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