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Food for Assets
9 May 2014

An organic farming project in the Philippines is still yielding income, hope and prize-winning pineapples in the local community - even years after the original WFP-EU programme was completed.

Emergencies
7 May 2014

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), in partnership with the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) in the Philippines, provided cash assistance to the most vulnerable families affected by Super Typhoon Haiyan. Noemi Kho, a widower and a mother, shares her story on how the money she received helped her family rebuild their lives.

Emergencies
7 May 2014

The 120 houses of Barangay Sugnod in the mountains of Aklan province on Panay Island stretch along a small road between green hills. In the warm February sunshine, the community looks like a wonderful place to live, but in November 2013, it was one of the worst places.

Food for Assets
3 April 2014

Through WFP's Food-for-Work, residents of Barangay Mampang in Zamboanga City were able to plant 5 million mangroves- ensuring the revival of the sanctuaries for fishes and migratory birds as well as providing propagules for the Office of the City Agriculturist.

Logistics
7 March 2014

Radjemma Lao has been a member of our Logistics team since WFP returned to the Philippines in 2006. She has proven to be a strong woman in a domain often associated with men and has worked in several emergency settings as well as in Africa. 

Emergencies
18 February 2014

One hundred days have passed since Typhoon Haiyan devastated the Visayas region of the Philippines, leaving thousands dead and a trail of destruction in its wake. WFP's Cornelia Paetz revisited people we interviewed in November 2013 to hear how they are getting on now, and what their hopes are for the future. Read about our first meeting with them.

Emergencies, Floods
15 February 2014

One hundred days have passed since Typhoon Haiyan devastated the Visayas region of the Philippines, leaving thousands dead and a trail of destruction in its wake. WFP’s Cornelia Paetz revisited people we interviewed in November 2013 to hear how they are getting on now, and what their hopes are for the future.
Read about our first meeting with Salvador Fumar here.

Emergencies, Floods
14 February 2014

A hundred days have passed since Typhoon Haiyan devastated the Visayas region of the Philippines, leaving thousands dead and a trail of destruction in its wake. WFP’s Cornelia Paetz has just revisited people we interviewed in November 2013 to hear how they are getting on now, and what their hopes are for the future.
Read about our first meeting with Procopio Molina here.

Emergencies, Floods
14 February 2014

One hundred days have passed since Typhoon Haiyan devastated the Visayas region of the Philippines, leaving thousands dead and a trail of destruction in its wake. WFP’s Cornelia Paetz revisited people we interviewed in November 2013 to hear how they are getting on now, and what their hopes are for the future.
Read about our first meeting with Liliana Florendo here.

 

Nutrition
29 January 2014

Children are among the most at-risk of malnutrition during an emergency. After the devastating impact of Typhoon Haiyan in the central region of the Philippines, WFP is providing nutrition support to affected children to prevent acute malnutrition and micronutrient deficiencies.