13 August 2012
WFP has delivered a total of 52.5 metric tons of high-energy biscuits (to benefit 262,500 flood-affected individuals) and 50 metric tons of nutritious ready-to-use supplementary food (to reach about 77,000 flood-affected children) in the Philippines, following the monsoon rains that have brought severe floods to the country's Luzon and Visayas regions. Working closely with the Department of Social Welfare and Development, WFP has likewise mobilized logistics support to complement the government’s emergency relief efforts.
13 August 2012
MANILA – With the Philippines currently experiencing disastrous floods, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) recently received a generous grant of $AU1 million (approximately Php43.8 million) from the Australian Government to significantly boost WFP’s contingency food stocks for enhanced disaster response capacity in the Philippines.
10 August 2012
MANILA – In the wake of monsoon rains that have brought severe floods to the Luzon and Visayas regions, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has mobilized logistics and food support to complement the Philippine Government’s emergency relief efforts, working closely with the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD).
23 July 2012
Her Majesty Queen Sofia of the Kingdom of Spain recently visited the Philippines, and WFP was there to join the Philippine Government in showing her how the country has benefited from generous Spanish support.
27 May 2012
23 May 2012
Government of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia hands over 60 tons of dates to WFP for 30,000 families in ARMM
4 May 2012
MANILA – 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
Research commissioned by the World Bank and World Food Programme notes persistent challenges after displaced households return to their homes.
20 April 2012
JICA and WFP recently visited remote villages in Iligan City to jointly distribute food, cooking utensils and other items to 750 families who were highly affected by Tropical Storm Sendong (international name “Washi”) in December 2011
9 February 2012
WFP and Julie's Bakeshop, a Filipino corporation, join together at the Sinulog Festival 2012 in Cebu City, Philippines to raise awareness about hunger in perfect Sinulog-style.
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