21 August 2014
One never knows the effectiveness of a disaster preparedness and response programme until a disaster strikes. So how did communities in Sorsogon fare when Typhoon Glenda (international name: Rammasun) hit their province?
14 August 2014
Fahima Abdulaziz is one of the longest-serving Field Monitor Assistants in WFP Philippines. Here she shares how she started and what motivates her to carry on as a humanitarian worker.
10 July 2014
In partnership with the World Food Programme (WFP) Philippines, the Food and Nutrition Research Institute (FNRI) recently launched “Momsie,” a Filipino-made, locally-produced supplementary food.
8 July 2014
Typhoon Yolanda destroyed homes and crops when it came to Ibajay, Aklan. This is the story of Yolanda, Bernabe and Felix - three residents from three villages - typhoon survivors who are fighting back to rebuild their lives.
2 July 2014
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), in partnership with the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), has provided cash assistance to the most vulnerable families affected by Super Typhoon Haiyan. Analy Tubola, a housewife and mother of five children, shares how the money she received has allowed her to save for her children's future.
10 June 2014
WFP’s Food-For-Work programme implemented in partnership with the Bureau of Fisheries and Agriculture and the Philippine Coconut Authority in the province of Bohol has been providing earthquake-affected community members with the opportunity to rebuild their lives through new and sustainable livelihoods. Carmelita Anuba, a mother and farmer, recalls the events of the earthquake and those that followed. She explains how WFP helped her and her family get back on their feet.
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.
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.
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.
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.
- Not just beneficiaries: Make the poor partners in fighting hunger Source: Devex
- WFP transitions its operations from relief to early recovery and rebuilding Source: pia.gov.ph
- Philippines: WFP Provides More Aid To Yolanda Victims Source: ABS-CBN News
- World Food Programme faces “highly unusual” quadruple food emergency Source: PBS NewsHour
- DSWD, WFP distribute cash to 'Yolanda' survivors Source: ABS-CBN News