Egypt http://www.wfp.org/feeds/Egypt Country content en 1 Dollar For Syrian Refugees http://www.wfp.org/videos/1-dollar-syrian-refugees “The global web community is with us,” said WFP Executive Director Ertharin Cousin, “and with the generous support of Aloe Blacc we can further tell the story of the poor and vulnerable Syrians and how a dollar from someone who cares can make a difference.” WFP in Action Egypt Iraq Jordan Syria English Local Middle East Public service announcement Fri, 05 Dec 2014 14:51:00 +0000 WFP 644338 at http://www.wfp.org WFP Executive Director Meets Egyptian President In Rome http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/wfp-executive-director-meets-egyptian-president-rome ROME – United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) Executive Director Ertharin Cousin met today with His Excellency Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on his official trip to Rome. ED - E.Cousin Egypt Africa Executive Director - Ertharin Cousin Tue, 25 Nov 2014 10:54:33 +0000 WFP 644160 at http://www.wfp.org Italian-Egyptian Programme And WFP Complete “Food For Education” Partnership http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/italian-egyptian-programme-and-wfp-complete-%E2%80%9Cfood-education%E2%80%9D-partnership CAIRO – The Italian-Egyptian Debt for Development Swap Programme and the World Food Programme (WFP) have today successfully completed their “Food for Education” initiative to reduce vulnerability to hunger and enhance nutrition and education. School Meals Egypt Africa School Meals Mon, 27 Oct 2014 08:35:32 +0000 WFP 643778 at http://www.wfp.org "Doppia Speranza" Egyptian Twins Rahma And Shahd Narrate Their Experience With WFP http://www.wfp.org/videos/doppia-speranza Through its School Feeding programme, funded by the Italian Debt Swap, WFP provides daily fortified school snacks and take-home rations to families and their children in community schools, which are not supported by the government’s national school feeding programme, as an incentive for the parents to enroll and keep their children in school. Development Operation (DEV) WFP in Action School Meals Egypt English Local Africa Video stories School Meals Wed, 01 Oct 2014 08:46:39 +0000 WFP 643429 at http://www.wfp.org The EU And WFP Launch A Project To Fight Child Labour Through Education In Egypt http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/eu-and-wfp-launch-project-fight-child-labour-through-education-egypt BRUSSELS/CAIRO – The European Union (EU) and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today  launched a €60 million project to combat child labour and improve access to education for children who are at risk of entering the labour market. Egypt Middle East Mon, 22 Sep 2014 08:36:57 +0000 WFP 643264 at http://www.wfp.org Children Around The Globe Are Back At School, So Are WFP School Meals http://www.wfp.org/photos/gallery/children-around-globe-are-back-school-so-are-wfp-school-meals Children around the world are back at school after the summer break and so are WFP's school meals. Each year, WFP provides school meals to between 20 and 25 million children across 63 countries, often in the hardest-to-reach areas. Central African Republic Egypt Jordan Nicaragua Rwanda Global Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:28:39 +0000 WFP 643174 at http://www.wfp.org Food For Thought http://www.wfp.org/stories/food-thought Walking into the one-classroom school, one can clearly see the effort exerted by students and their teachers to turn what little space they have into a colorful and lively educational venue. The building consists of a single room that combines a classroom and a bathroom. This is where the students spend their days from 8 in the morning till noon. In this one room, they learn languages, arts and crafts, maths and science. School Meals Egypt Local Middle East School Meals Thu, 14 Aug 2014 11:08:39 +0000 Amina Alkorey 642565 at http://www.wfp.org Joining Hands To Mark World Refugee Day 2014 http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/joining-hands-mark-world-refugee-day-2014 CAIRO - As humanitarian crises continue to erupt in the region, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), World Food Programme (WFP) and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) commemorate the World Refugee Day on June 20th, as Egypt continues to host more than 200,000 refugees at a time when global forced displacement tops 50 million for the first time since World War II. Emergency Operation (EMOP) Cash and Vouchers Journalists Statement Egypt Syria Local Africa Middle East Cash and Vouchers Facts and Figures Emergencies Sun, 22 Jun 2014 07:24:03 +0000 WFP 642026 at http://www.wfp.org WFP Supports Children In Egypt's Most Vulnerable Governorates http://www.wfp.org/photos/gallery/wfp-pours-its-assistance-eight-most-vulnerable-governorates-egypt WFP’s school feeding programme in Egypt supports the country’s educations goals, one of which is encouraging girls' schooling. Working in eight of the most vulnerable governorates across Egypt, WFP provides 216,000 schoolchildren with daily snacks at school in the form of fortified date bars. It also provides take-home rations for families whose children have a minimum 80 percent school attendance record.   Egypt Local School Meals Sun, 08 Jun 2014 08:57:42 +0000 WFP 641758 at http://www.wfp.org WFP Lends A Helping Hand To Syrian Refugees In Egypt http://www.wfp.org/stories/wfp-lends-helping-hand-syrian-refugees-egypt As Syrians continue to flood out of their home country into neighbouring territories, WFP strives to assist the increasing influx of refugees. In Egypt, WFP assists close to 100,000 Syrian refugees through food assistance vouchers. With an average of 6,000 new Syrian refugees every month, WFP continues to open up distribution sites hoping to reach out to others living in remote areas. Emergency Operation (EMOP) Responding to Emergencies Egypt Syria Local Africa Cash and Vouchers Emergencies Refugees and IDPs Mon, 26 May 2014 11:35:07 +0000 Amina Alkorey 641593 at http://www.wfp.org