Bangladesh http://www.wfp.org/feeds/Bangladesh Country content en Bangladesh Prepares For Urban ‘Mega Quake’ In Disaster Simulation http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/bangladesh-prepares-urban-mega-quake-disaster-simulation DHAKA – An earthquake so violent that entire cities are largely demolished – this is what national authorities and aid agencies have gathered to prepare for this week, as part of a major disaster-simulation exercise. Disaster Risk Reduction Bangladesh Local Asia Earthquakes Tue, 30 Aug 2016 06:30:00 +0000 WFP 650250 at http://www.wfp.org Sharing Humanity: Hafiza’s Story http://www.wfp.org/stories/sharing-humanity-hafiza%E2%80%99s-story Hafiza Khan knows first-hand what it’s like to experience the aftermath of a super cyclone. To mark World Humanitarian Day on 19 August, Hafiza and other World Food Programme team members are sharing their stories about working in their own countries to help end hunger.  Bangladesh Tue, 16 Aug 2016 13:14:57 +0000 WFP 650195 at http://www.wfp.org Life-Saving Cash For Thousands Of Cyclone Victims http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/life-saving-cash-thousands-cyclone-victims DHAKA – Some 20,000 flood-affected people in southern Bangladesh are to receive financial assistance to replenish food and other necessities lost when the area was hit by Cyclone Roanu in May. Cash and Vouchers Bangladesh Asia Cash and Vouchers Mon, 01 Aug 2016 06:59:43 +0000 WFP 650124 at http://www.wfp.org Protecting Fragile Development Gains in Bangladesh: Emergency Food for Ultra-Poor Women http://www.wfp.org/stories/providing-emergency-relief-sustain-fight-against-poverty When Cyclone Roanu hit southern Bangladesh in May it not only endangered poor people’s immediate access to food, but also threatened to derail efforts to help particularly vulnerable women leave extreme poverty behind. Bangladesh Asia Thu, 23 Jun 2016 05:47:36 +0000 Maherin Ahmed 649918 at http://www.wfp.org 10 Ways to Stay Fit and Healthy During Ramadan http://www.wfp.org/stories/10-ways-stay-fit-and-healthy-during-ramadan It is important that staff maintain healthy, nutritious eating habits when observing Ramadan. Muslims worldwide are observing Ramadan, the ninth month in the Islamic calendar, as a month of fasting. Algeria Bangladesh Egypt Indonesia Iran Iraq Jordan Libya Morocco Pakistan Palestine, State of Sudan Syrian Arab Republic Tunisia Turkey Yemen Thu, 09 Jun 2016 12:46:58 +0000 WFP 649820 at http://www.wfp.org WFP Delivers Food To 56,000 Bangladesh Flood Victims After Cyclone Roanu http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/wfp-delivers-food-56000-bangladesh-flood-victims-after-cyclone-roanu DHAKA – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is mobilising emergency food assistance for nearly 56,000 people in southern Bangladesh, about a week after the area was hit by Cyclone Roanu.   Bangladesh Asia Thu, 02 Jun 2016 06:43:29 +0000 WFP 649759 at http://www.wfp.org 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