armenia http://www.wfp.org/feeds/armenia Country content en Helping to settle a Syrian family in Armenia http://www.wfp.org/stories/helping-settle-syrian-family-armenia It is seven months since I first met Maral Gahvesjian, waiting patiently in a long queue of Syrians of Armenian descent, for their WFP food rations at Charents 20, a residential area of the capital, Yerevan. Maral, her husband and their three sons, fled their home in Aleppo, Syria nearly two years ago – as she put it, “leaving the dark days behind." Responding to Emergencies Armenia Syria Local Europe Refugees and IDPs Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:22:52 +0000 WFP 642381 at http://www.wfp.org WFP And The Armenian Ministry Of Diaspora To Provide Emergency Food Assistance To Syrian Armenians http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/wfp-and-armenian-ministry-diaspora-provide-emergency-food-assistance-syrian-armeni YEREVAN – The UN World Food Programme (WFP) began this week providing assistance to 5,000 Syrian Armenians displaced from Syria who have sought protection in Armenia. The 6-month-assistance project is funded the government of the Russian Federation. Responding to Emergencies Armenia Syria Asia Emergencies Tue, 19 Nov 2013 14:21:35 +0000 WFP 613766 at http://www.wfp.org World Food Day 2013 (For The Media) http://www.wfp.org/videos/world-food-day-2013-media The theme of this year’s World Food Day is “Sustainable Food Systems for Food Security and Nutrition.” WFP in Action Cash and Vouchers Hunger in the news Journalists Nutrition Preventing Hunger Afghanistan Armenia Jordan Mali English Cash and Vouchers Video News Release Nutrition School Meals Tue, 15 Oct 2013 22:00:00 +0000 WFP 587012 at http://www.wfp.org Armenia Gets Ready To Launch Its Own School Meals Programme http://www.wfp.org/videos/armenia-readies-launch-its-own-school-meals-programme WFP has been serving school meals to children in Armenia for years, providing a daily dose of nutrition and an added incentive to come to class. In the process, we've been working closely with local officials in preparation for the day they would run the programme themselves. That day is fast approaching as Armenia gets ready to launch a national school feeding programme to provide every child in the country with a warm meal in school. Stories School Meals Armenia Global Asia Video stories School Meals Wed, 11 Sep 2013 14:04:24 +0000 WFP 532942 at http://www.wfp.org Armenian-Syrians Find Refuge In Their Ancestral Homeland http://www.wfp.org/videos/armenians-syria-find-refuge-their-ancestral-homeland Maral is among over 8,000 Syrians of Armenian decent who've fled to the country their ancestors left behind to escape the ongoing conflict. But jobs and money are scarce in Armenia, and life is anything but simple. To ensure families like Maral's don't go hungry, WFP is providing them with food like rice, lentils, flour and oil. Stories Responding to Emergencies Armenia Syria Syria English Middle East Video stories Emergencies Wed, 05 Jun 2013 15:37:04 +0000 WFP 456316 at http://www.wfp.org WFP School Meals, Investing In Armenia's Children http://www.wfp.org/photos/gallery/wfp-school-meals-investing-armenias-children     Armenia Local School Meals Mon, 25 Mar 2013 14:55:28 +0000 WFP 404319 at http://www.wfp.org Armenia struggles to absorb Christian refugees from Syria http://www.wfp.org/content/armenia-struggles-absorb-christian-refugees-syria Aleppo is home to more than 80 percent of Syria‚Äôs Armenian community, and those who are still there remain at the center of the battle for control of the country. (..) People there [in Aleppo] are dealing with shortages of food, medicine and electricity during the coldest winter in the Middle East in two decades. Hunger in the news Armenia Syria Syria hunger in the news Middle East The Washington Post Thu, 21 Feb 2013 15:53:45 +0000 WFP 392859 at http://www.wfp.org School Meals In Armenia Supports Entire Community http://www.wfp.org/photos/gallery/school-meals-armenia-supports-entire-community WFP is implementing in Armenia – in partnership with the Ministry of Education and Science – a school meals project for 50,000 primary school children in seven out of Armenia’s eleven administrative districts. The project’s goal is to support the establishment of a sustainable national school meals programme that is part of national policies and budgets. WFP plans to hand over the management of the project to the government in 2016. Armenia Local Capacity Development National Capacity School Meals Tue, 23 Oct 2012 14:03:57 +0000 WFP 331487 at http://www.wfp.org School meals in Yaroslavl, Russia http://www.wfp.org/photos/gallery/closer-look-school-meals-russia Lorem Armenia Russian Federation School Meals Thu, 18 Mar 2010 15:29:21 +0000 WFP 21667 at http://www.wfp.org Russia Provides Model For School Meals In CIS http://www.wfp.org/stories/russia-provides-model-school-meals-cis The innovative school meals projects being run by the Russian government in a town north of Moscow will be the model for new WFP-coordinated programmes in Armenia, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan. ED - J.Sheeran School Meals Armenia Kyrgyzstan Tajikistan Asia School Meals Thu, 18 Mar 2010 12:33:55 +0000 WFP 21637 at http://www.wfp.org