guatemala https://www.wfp.org/feeds/guatemala Country content en 10 Faces Of Food Assistance In 2014 https://www.wfp.org/stories/10-faces-food-assistance-2014 From Ebola-hit countries in Africa to Syria, Iraq and the Philippines, food assistance played its part again this year in helping families get through emergencies. Here are 10 people in 10 different countries who received assistance in 2014 thanks to WFP’s supporters – governments, companies and individuals. Central African Republic Guatemala Iraq Philippines Sierra Leone South Sudan Sri Lanka State of Palestine Syria Africa Americas Asia Middle East Mon, 29 Dec 2014 09:23:43 +0000 Martin Penner 644615 at https://www.wfp.org WFP Assists 1,300 Families in Guatemala Thanks to the Republic of Korea https://www.wfp.org/stories/wfp-assists-1300-families-guatemala-thanks-republic-korea WFP in Guatemala received a donation of US$100.000 from the Government of the Republic of Korea. The funding will enable WFP to assist 1,300 households for a period of one month in the Department of Jalapa. Guatemala Americas Cash and Vouchers Droughts Wed, 03 Dec 2014 14:40:29 +0000 Francisco Fion 644304 at https://www.wfp.org United States Donates $10 Million to Assist Central Americans Hit by Drought and Coffee Rust https://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/united-states-donates-10-million-assist-central-americans-hit-drought-and-coffee-r PANAMA – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today welcomed a contribution of US$10 million from the United States to assist people across Central America affected by severe drought and the Coffee Rust disease. Protracted Relief and Recovery Operation (PRRO) Cash and Vouchers Nutrition Preventing Hunger Responding to Emergencies Armenia El Salvador Guatemala Honduras Local Americas Cash and Vouchers Droughts Emergencies Fri, 26 Sep 2014 19:27:41 +0000 WFP 643381 at https://www.wfp.org 'Zero Hunger: A World Without Hunger' Pictured By Child Artists https://www.wfp.org/stories/zero-hunger-world-without-hunger-pictured-child-artists-around-world Can you imagine the world without hunger? WFP school meals recipients around the world were asked the same question, then invited to submit their answers in pictures. Take a look at the 16 winning pictures of the world with zero hunger. Which one would you like to live in? Bangladesh Bhutan Cuba Ethiopia Guatemala Honduras Nepal Nicaragua Philippines Sri Lanka Tanzania, United Republic Of Global Africa Americas Asia Thu, 04 Sep 2014 07:36:31 +0000 WFP 642974 at https://www.wfp.org Guatemala: A Story of Resilience https://www.wfp.org/stories/guatemala-story-resilience In the 1990s, WFP worked with the Government of Guatemala to support the most vulnerable and food-insecure communities through Food Assistance for Assets (FFA) programmes. Today, almost 20 years later, these communities continue implementing and improving the activities from the initial programme and are considered resilient. Food For Assets Guatemala Americas Food for Assets Fri, 22 Aug 2014 13:07:49 +0000 WFP 642811 at https://www.wfp.org Guatemala: A Story of Resilience https://www.wfp.org/videos/guatemala-story-resilience In the 1990s, WFP worked with the Government of Guatemala to support the most vulnerable and food-insecure communities through Food Assistance for Assets (FFA) programmes. Today, almost 20 years later, these communities are considered resilient. They have improved their overall food security and withstood major climatic shocks such as recent hurricanes Mitch and Stan.  WFP in Action Food For Assets Guatemala English Americas Video stories Food for Assets Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:56:54 +0000 WFP 642809 at https://www.wfp.org LAC Regional Bureau's Humanitarian Hero https://www.wfp.org/stories/lac-regional-bureaus-humanitarian-hero Panamanian national, Leica Cousins, has been working in the humanitarian sector for more than 10 years, the majority of which have been with WFP at the Regional Bureau in Panama City, Panama. Aid professionals Bolivia Colombia Cuba Dominican Republic Ecuador El Salvador Guatemala Haiti Honduras Nicaragua Panama Local Americas Fri, 15 Aug 2014 16:46:48 +0000 WFP 642683 at https://www.wfp.org 11 Myths About Malnutrition in Latin America https://www.wfp.org/stories/myths-malnutrition-latin-america-gain There is often the misconception that hunger and malnutrition refer to the same condition. While the two often go hand-in-hand there are significant differences. With the assistance of The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) we are hoping to break this common misconception. Read on for 11 myth busting facts about malnutrition and examples of how WFP is tackling it in Latin America. Bolivia Colombia Cuba Ecuador El Salvador Guatemala Haiti Honduras Nicaragua Peru Local Americas Wed, 16 Jul 2014 16:06:23 +0000 WFP 642349 at https://www.wfp.org Guatemala: 2,000 Women Receive Cash to Help Ease the Impact of the Coffee Rust Crisis https://www.wfp.org/stories/guatemala-2000-women-receive-cash-help-ease-impact-coffee-rust-crisis The coffee rust continues to affect the livelihoods of families in Guatemala. As a result, WFP and the Government of Guatemala launched a Cash for Assets pilot programme to help ease the impact of the crisis. Armida Zapet, one of the beneficiaries of this programme, along with her family are one among hundreds of families affected by the coffee rust in Guatemala- this is her story. Guatemala Local Americas Focus on Women Food for Assets Tue, 15 Jul 2014 22:25:17 +0000 Anne Valand 642325 at https://www.wfp.org Gallery: UN’s Quick Response to Earthquake in Guatemala https://www.wfp.org/photos/gallery/gallery-un%E2%80%99s-quick-response-earthquake-guatemala Early Monday morning an earthquake measuring 6.4 degrees on the Richter scale, shook the border area between Guatemala and Mexico. The Guatemalan Department of San Marcos, which borders the two countries was the most adversely affected. The following pictures are from WFP’s initial response teams, which are currently on the scene assessing the situation. Guatemala Local Earthquakes Fri, 11 Jul 2014 12:16:41 +0000 WFP 642273 at https://www.wfp.org