News release
Facts and Figures
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.

8 February 2012

Through the Yum! Brands World Hunger Relief campaign, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell restaurants in the Philippines have contributed Php 6.1 million (US$144,000) to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) for its activities in Mindanao. The donation will support the on-going relief and early recovery operation for victims of Tropical Storm Washi (Sendong) and school meals programme in conflict-affected areas of central Mindanao.

7 February 2012

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has hosted a large-scale simulation exercise, using the latest technology for recreating realistic scenarios, as part of its support for improving disaster preparedness and response in the Philippines.

Capacity Building
2 February 2012

WFP is closely working with the Philippines' Department of Social Welfare and Development in order to strengthen and build the government agency's capacity for Disaster Response Preparedness.

1 February 2012

WFP continues to support the government's relief and early recovery efforts for persons highly affected by Tropical Storm Washi, which battered southern Philippines December last year.

6 January 2012

Cagayan de Oro City, Philippines – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the Philippine Government are extending the emergency response to Tropical Storm Washi to focus on remote, cut-off areas around Iligan City.

Emergencies, Floods
20 December 2011

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is providing urgently needed food, supplies and logistics support to boost the Philippine government’s emergency response to help thousands of people whose lives have been devastated by Tropical Storm Washi, which battered Northern Mindanao over the weekend.

22 November 2011

New “Bayan” bread product will generate proceeds for WFP’s school feeding programme. The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the Philippine’s largest bakery chain, Julie’s Bakeshop, have entered into an innovative partnership to fight hunger in the Philippines.