14 May 2011
In an effort to fast track the early recovery of former internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Central Mindanao, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) expands its partnership with the United Nations-World Food Program (UN-WFP) to address the food security needs and livelihood of the population in conflict-affected communities in the region.
8 May 2011
To prevent the prevalence of Iron Deficiency Anaemia (IDA) which is a serious public health concern in Central Mindanao, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) is expanding its partnership with the United Nations World Food Program (WFP) by committing to provide some 18,800 tons of iron-fortified rice for approximately 106,000 food-insecure families in Maguindanao, North Cotabato, Lanao del Norte, Lanao del Sur, and Sultan Kudarat.
5 May 2011
KC Concepcion was famous even before she was born, being the child of Sharon Cuneta and Gabby Concepcion. (..) Also known for supporting causes, KC was commended for her trip in Uganda, Africa, as part of her obligations as National Ambassador Against Hunger for the United Nations’ World Food Program (WFP). She is presently promoting WFP’s WeFeedback campaign, where all interested donors can share at least P15 of their meal to unfortunate kids worldwide.
4 May 2011
The U.N. World Food Programme (WFP) is launching Wednesday a food assistance project for families displaced by conflict between government security forces and Muslim separatist rebels in southern Philippines.
3 May 2011
A program intended to deliver relief assistance to internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Region 12 and neighboring provinces will be launched tomorrow, May 4, by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD, in partnership with the World Food Programme (WFP).
19 April 2011
The Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) sees a bright business prospect ahead as it launched its maiden barter trading voyage at the Polloc Free Port in Parang, Maguindanao on Monday.(..)Stephen Anderson, country representative of the United Nation’s WFP, entered into an agreement with the Adiong administration to allow WFP the use of PPA’s warehouse for free within two years, thus indicating his confidence in the ability of the regional government to secure the port.
11 April 2011
Developing countries are incorporating the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) into their development strategies.(..)This was the consensus reached by a 20-man delegation from the executive boards of the UNDP, the UN Population Fund, the UNICEF, and WFP, after visits to the country’s remotest areas to gather data on how their collaborative efforts towards achieving the MDGs are working in the Philippines.
4 April 2011
The Philippines will struggle to achieve the goals of reducing malnutrition, achieving universal primary education, reducing maternal and neonatal mortality and preventing HIV/AIDS and gender-based violence particularly in the far flung villages of Mindanao and Visayas, visiting high-level officials from various agencies of the United Nations have declared. According to the 20-man delegation from the executive boards of the UNDP, UNFPA, UNICEF and WFP, with the first-hand data they collected during their week-long stay in the country they have reached a common conclusion that there is now an urgent need to upscale and increase efforts in this most vulnerable and conflict affected areas if the Philippines wants to succeed in relation to current Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) projections.
31 March 2011
Executive Board officials of United Nations’ (UN) donor-agencies rated as “satisfactory” the implementation of various programs and projects they funded in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), at the same time calling for harmonious efforts towards the continuity of the momentum in peace and development initiatives.(..)“Based on records we received from our field offices, the trend so far is satisfactory,” said Charpentier*, who belongs to the UN-World Food Programme (WFP).
18 February 2011
It all started as a “quick response team” (QRT) in times of armed conflicts and natural calamities. (..) The United Nation’s World Food Program, he said, assisted them through the “Food for Work” program.
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