Egypt http://www.wfp.org/feeds/Egypt Country content en 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 Cost of Hunger in Africa Study: A Regional Look at the Price of child undernutrition in Africa http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/cost-hunger-africa-study-regional-look-price-child-undernutrition-africa Abuja, 28 March: The first report of the Cost of Hunger in Africa (COHA) Study that unveils the crushing impact of child undernutrition on the economies of four African countries was launched today in Abuja, Nigeria during a high level event organized on the sidelines of the Seventh Conference of African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development. Egypt Ethiopia Swaziland Uganda Africa Fri, 04 Apr 2014 10:48:41 +0000 WFP 640942 at http://www.wfp.org Vodafone Continues Its Support To WFP’s School Feeding Programme Upper Egypt http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/vodafone-continues-its-support-wfp%E2%80%99s-school-feeding-programme-upper-egypt CAIRO – The UN World Food Programme (WFP) welcomed today a contribution of one million US dollars from Vodafone Egypt Foundation that will benefit thousands of children, their families and teachers through WFP’s school feeding programme in Upper Egypt. For Companies Egypt Africa Tue, 19 Nov 2013 08:27:06 +0000 WFP 613492 at http://www.wfp.org Hunger Costs Egypt Billions Of Pounds Yearly http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/hunger-costs-egypt-billions-pounds-yearly CAIRO - Egypt lost an estimated 20.3 billion Egyptian pounds (US$3.7 billion) or 1.9 percent of Gross Domestic Product in 2009 as a result of child undernutrition, according to a study launched today in Cairo. Egypt Middle East Thu, 20 Jun 2013 07:54:48 +0000 WFP 462010 at http://www.wfp.org Hunger Costs Egypt Billions Of Pounds Yearly http://www.wfp.org/stories/hunger-costs-egypt-billions-pounds-yearly CAIRO - Egypt lost an estimated 20.3 billion Egyptian pounds (US$3.7 billion) or 1.9 percent of Gross Domestic Product in 2009 as a result of child undernutrition, according to a study launched today in Cairo. Egypt Local Africa Facts and Figures Wed, 19 Jun 2013 16:14:29 +0000 WFP 462004 at http://www.wfp.org Poverty And Food Insecurity In Egypt On The Rise http://www.wfp.org/photos/gallery/poverty-and-food-insecurity-egypt-rise In Egypt, poverty and food security have risen significantly between 2009 and 2011. Some 15 percent of the population moved into poverty, twice the number who moved out of poverty. Egypt Local Coping Strategies Facts and Figures Urban Food Insecurity Food Prices Nutrition School Meals Tue, 04 Jun 2013 12:23:14 +0000 WFP 455598 at http://www.wfp.org Food Security And Nutritional Status In Egypt Worsening Amidst Economic Challenges http://www.wfp.org/node/443992 CAIRO – Poverty and food insecurity in Egypt have risen significantly over the last three years according to joint reports released today by the UN World Food Programme (WFP), the government’s Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). Food Security Analysis Egypt Local Facts and Figures Food Security Analysis Tue, 21 May 2013 10:20:31 +0000 WFP 443992 at http://www.wfp.org Food Security And Nutritional Status In Egypt Worsening Amidst Economic Challenges http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/food-security-and-nutritional-status-egypt-worsening-amidst-economic-challenges CAIRO – Poverty and food insecurity in Egypt have risen significantly over the last three years according to joint reports released today by the UN World Food Programme (WFP), the government’s Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). Egypt Middle East Tue, 21 May 2013 09:29:29 +0000 WFP 443940 at http://www.wfp.org