Bangladesh Country content en WFP Rushes Food And Relief Supplies To Nepal Earthquake Survivors  KATHMANDU – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is mounting an emergency operation to help survivors of the Nepal earthquake, with food trucks rolling today into the district of Gorkha, one of the worst-hit areas. Bangladesh Nepal Global Asia Nepal earthquake Emergencies Tue, 28 Apr 2015 12:28:46 +0000 WFP 646132 at 10 Facts About Hunger In Bangladesh Hunger is a huge issue in Bangladesh. Please help WFP raise awareness by sharing the following ten hunger facts: Bangladesh Global Asia Mon, 20 Apr 2015 09:35:24 +0000 WFP 646021 at 8 Facts On Disasters, Hunger and Nutrition Disasters disproportionately affect the world’s poorest people and communities, significantly increasing hunger and malnutrition. Hunger and malnutrition increase people's exposure to risk.  Because of this, disaster risk reduction is a central priority for the World Food Programme.  Here are some key facts on the link between disasters and hunger.   Bangladesh Niger Philippines Global Africa Asia Mon, 09 Mar 2015 08:39:02 +0000 WFP 645470 at Women: The Key To Escaping Poverty And Undernutrition In Bangladesh After struggling for years, Fulasa fought her way out of poverty by helping nourish the minds and bodies of children in her community. She serves as a shining example of the central role that women play in addressing poverty and undernutrition. Focus on Women Nutrition School Meals Bangladesh Asia Livelihoods Focus on Women Gender Nutrition School Meals Sat, 07 Mar 2015 05:57:34 +0000 WFP 645490 at Canada And WFP: Saving Lives By Providing The Right Food At The Right Time Every year, WFP provides food assistance to more than 80 million people in 75 of the world’s poorest countries with the support of donors such as Canada. Before starting a programme, WFP determines the right food, because a successful response depends on nutritionally appropriate food. Malnutrition affects millions around the world -- nearly half of all deaths of children under the age of 5 are due to undernutrition. Canada and WFP are working together towards a world with Zero Hunger.  Bangladesh Ghana Guatemala Haiti Mali South Sudan Sudan Tanzania, United Republic Of Mon, 02 Feb 2015 15:13:16 +0000 WFP 641628 at New Undernutrition Maps Will Enhance Decision Making For Nutrition Programming First ever upazila-level undernutrition maps of Bangladesh launched DHAKA – Interesting and relevant findings emerge from the first-ever upazila-level undernutrition maps of Bangladesh, launched today by the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the UN World Food Programme (WFP) to aid policy makers, planners and researchers in decision-making on targeted and integrated nutrition-focused development. First ever upazila-level undernutrition maps of Bangladesh launched Bangladesh Asia Mon, 01 Dec 2014 08:52:18 +0000 WFP 644245 at Families Face High Food Prices Up To Eight Months After Climate Shocks, Study Shows DHAKA - People affected by flood, drought and cyclones struggle with price peaks on food for up to eight months after the shocks, a new study has found. Data also demonstrates higher levels of acute undernutrition emerging in the wake of such climate-related events. Climate Change Bangladesh Asia Climate Change Mon, 01 Dec 2014 08:49:41 +0000 WFP 644244 at Bangladesh: Flood-Affected Families Survived On WFP Biscuits In August, a devastating flood affected nearly two million people in northern Bangladesh.  Laily, her husband and their son were some of them. They were forced out of their home by floods which ruined essential belongings and threatened their dreams for the future. “We could survive on biscuits when there was nothing else to eat,” Laily stated, referring to the micronutrient-fortified biscuits that the World Food Programme provided to 106,450 displaced flood victims.   Responding to Emergencies Bangladesh Local Asia Cash and Vouchers Climate Change Floods Wed, 19 Nov 2014 08:09:57 +0000 WFP 644049 at WFP Provides Cash Transfers To Families Affected By Floods With Funding From DFID And ECHO DHAKA – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has provided unconditional mobile phone cash transfers to assist people whose homes and livelihoods were severely affected by the devastating floods in the Northwest of Bangladesh in August. Cash and Vouchers Bangladesh Asia Cash and Vouchers Thu, 06 Nov 2014 10:28:59 +0000 WFP 643907 at On World Food Day, WFP Highlights Progress Towards Zero Hunger Even As Emergencies Flare Amid several hunger emergencies – both natural and man-made – the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is marking World Food Day, 16 October, by highlighting both the challenges around the world and the real progress being made toward “zero hunger.” Nutrition Preventing Hunger Bangladesh Local Asia Nutrition Wed, 22 Oct 2014 06:27:34 +0000 WFP 643710 at