Guatemala http://www.wfp.org/feeds/Guatemala Country content en United States Donates $10 Million to Assist Central Americans Hit by Drought and Coffee Rust http://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 http://www.wfp.org 'Zero Hunger: A World Without Hunger' Pictured By Child Artists http://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 http://www.wfp.org Guatemala: A Story of Resilience http://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 http://www.wfp.org Guatemala: A Story of Resilience http://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 http://www.wfp.org LAC Regional Bureau's Humanitarian Hero http://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 http://www.wfp.org 11 Myths About Malnutrition in Latin America http://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 http://www.wfp.org Guatemala: 2,000 Women Receive Cash to Help Ease the Impact of the Coffee Rust Crisis http://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 http://www.wfp.org Gallery: UN’s Quick Response to Earthquake in Guatemala http://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 http://www.wfp.org UN’s Quick Response to Earthquake in Guatemala http://www.wfp.org/stories/un-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. Responding to Emergencies Guatemala Local Americas Emergency Assessments Earthquakes Thu, 10 Jul 2014 16:59:55 +0000 WFP 642256 at http://www.wfp.org Guatemala: WFP Assists 16,000 Families Affected by Coffee Rust and Drought http://www.wfp.org/stories/guatemala-wfp-assists-16000-families-affected-coffee-rust-and-drought In April WFP launched a Food for Assets programme that assists 14.000 households whose income sources and food supplies began to run out since March 2014 due to the crisis of coffee rust and drought that is affecting thousands of small-scale farmer households, unemployed coffee cutters, and households with children suffering from acute malnutrition. On May 26, 2014 the WFP also launched a “Cash for Assets” initiative that currently assists 2,000 families to help mitigate the impact of the Coffee Rust. Food For Assets Guatemala Local Americas Food for Assets Fri, 30 May 2014 19:30:55 +0000 WFP 641645 at http://www.wfp.org