Bangladesh http://www.wfp.org/feeds/Bangladesh Country content en Saudi Arabia Donates Dates For Thousands Of Bangladesh Schoolchildren http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/saudi-arabia-donates-dates-thousands-bangladesh-schoolchildren DHAKA - Many of Bangladesh’s poorest students and their families are receiving dates, thanks to a contribution from the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center, or KSrelief, to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP). Bangladesh Asia Sun, 01 May 2016 11:57:29 +0000 WFP 649537 at http://www.wfp.org Bangladesh Prepares For Super Cyclone In Disaster Simulation http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/bangladesh-prepares-super-cyclone-disaster-simulation DHAKA – A super cyclone as fierce as Cyclone Sidr, which devastated the southern coast of Bangladesh in 2007, is the model for a major disaster-simulation exercise this week involving national authorities and aid agencies. Bangladesh Asia Tue, 29 Mar 2016 06:11:12 +0000 WFP 649333 at http://www.wfp.org Cash Assistance In Bangladesh http://www.wfp.org/videos/cash-assistance-bangladesh Climate change often impacts the poorest people the most. Last summer, nearly 2 million people in southeastern Bangladesh were affected by flooding and landslides. With the support of DFID, WFP was able to reach more than 185,000 people with emergency food assistance and provide cash assistance to 35,000 affected people. WFP in Action Bangladesh Bangladesh capacity building Cash Assistance floods food security nutrition English Asia Video stories Cash and Vouchers Tue, 08 Mar 2016 02:12:34 +0000 WFP 649209 at http://www.wfp.org Cash Assistance In Bangladesh http://www.wfp.org/videos/cash-assistance-bangladesh Climate change often impacts the poorest people the most. Last summer, nearly 2 million people in southeastern Bangladesh were affected by flooding and landslides. With the support of DFID, WFP was able to reach more than 185,000 people with emergency food assistance and provide cash assistance to 35,000 affected people. WFP in Action Bangladesh Bangladesh capacity building Cash Assistance floods food security nutrition English Asia Video stories Cash and Vouchers Tue, 08 Mar 2016 02:12:34 +0000 WFP 649209 at http://www.wfp.org WFP in Bangladesh: Helping Women Take Control of Their Lives http://www.wfp.org/stories/helping-women-take-control-their-lives On the occasion of the 2016 International Women’s Day, we highlight how a food security project empowers women and challenges traditional gender roles – crucial steps for any country to attain gender equality by 2030 as agreed in SDG 5.  Bangladesh Gender Mon, 07 Mar 2016 09:14:49 +0000 WFP 649199 at http://www.wfp.org Orange The World: United To End Violence Against Women http://www.wfp.org/stories/orange-world-wfp-board-end-violence-against-women Today, 25 November is International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and the World Food Programme (WFP) is taking part in the UN Secretary-General's UNiTE Campaign.  Focus on Women Bangladesh Ecuador Sudan Africa Americas Asia Tue, 24 Nov 2015 13:08:50 +0000 WFP 648474 at http://www.wfp.org After Tropical Storm Komen: Flood Victims in Bangladesh Begin to See Relief http://www.wfp.org/stories/flood-victim-draws-sigh-relief After recent flooding in Bangladesh exacerbated poverty and food insecurity for many families, WFP is helping communities recover with food and cash.  Bangladesh Asia Cash and Vouchers Tue, 24 Nov 2015 07:16:37 +0000 Maherin Ahmed 648470 at http://www.wfp.org Taking Action To Tackle “Unprecedented Challenge” Of Climate Change http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/taking-action-tackle-unprecedented-challenge-climate-change DHAKA – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), the Bangladesh Red Crescent Society (BDRCS), and the German Red Cross (GRC) today announced a new pilot project that will help Bangladesh take urgent measures to better prepare for the impacts of climate change. Bangladesh Asia Climate Change Mon, 02 Nov 2015 08:19:34 +0000 WFP 648293 at http://www.wfp.org 35,000 Flood Victims Helped With Life-Saving Cash http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/35000-flood-victims-helped-life-saving-cash DHAKA – More than 35,000 flood-affected people in southeastern Bangladesh are to receive financial assistance so they can replenish food and other necessities lost when the region was hit by cyclonic storm Komen earlier this month. Bangladesh Asia Floods Fri, 28 Aug 2015 07:20:08 +0000 WFP 647705 at http://www.wfp.org Bangladesh Floods: The Lives Behind The Statistics http://www.wfp.org/stories/bangladesh-wfp-distributes-food-relief-amid-floods Heavy monsoon rains have triggered flash floods and landslides, affecting thousands of vulnerable people in southeastern Bangladesh. Responding to Emergencies Bangladesh Asia Floods Mon, 17 Aug 2015 09:50:25 +0000 Maherin Ahmed 647451 at http://www.wfp.org