Haiti http://www.wfp.org/feeds/Haiti Country content en World Hunger Falls, But 805 Million Still Chronically Undernourished - MDG Target To Halve Proportion Of World’s Hungry Still Within Reach By End Of 2015 http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/world-hunger-falls-805-million-still-chronically-undernourished-mdg-target-halve-p 16 September 2014, Rome - About 805 million people in the world, or one in nine, suffer from hunger, according to a new UN report released today. Journalists ED - E.Cousin Nutrition Preventing Hunger What is Malnutrition? Bolivia Brazil Haiti Indonesia Madagascar Malawi Yemen Local Executive Director - Ertharin Cousin Nutrition Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:33:37 +0000 WFP 643168 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 Canada & WFP: Saving Lives - the Right Food at the Right Time http://www.wfp.org/photos/gallery/canada-and-un-world-food-programme-saving-lives-providing-right-food-right-time Each year, WFP provides food assistance to more than 80 million people in 75 of the world’s poorest countries. Before starting an assistance programme, WFP establishes the type and quantity of food required. Nutritionally appropriate food is crucial to a successful response. Malnutrition affects millions of people around the world, with globally nearly half of all deaths of children under the age of 5 attributable to undernutrition. Canada and WFP are working together to treat malnutrition and prevent it from taking hold.  Bangladesh Ghana Guatemala Haiti Mali South Sudan Sudan Tanzania, United Republic Of Wed, 28 May 2014 15:13:16 +0000 WFP 641628 at http://www.wfp.org Haiti: Partnering for Progress http://www.wfp.org/photos/gallery/haiti-partnering-progress Food assitance For Assets cash transfer activities implemented by WFP and FAO in two communes in the South-East of Haiti will offer temporary work to 2,730 small holder farmers. The project focusses on watershed management and will benefit 13,750 beneficiaries.  Haiti Local Food for Assets Mon, 26 May 2014 09:02:10 +0000 WFP 641577 at http://www.wfp.org Haiti: Partnering for Progress http://www.wfp.org/stories/haiti-partnering-progress With less than 10 days to go before the start of this year’s hurricane season, Rome-based Agencies WFP and FAO join forces to help Haitians protect their communities. Protracted Relief and Recovery Operation (PRRO) Cash and Vouchers Haiti Local Americas Hurricanes Thu, 22 May 2014 11:58:47 +0000 Grace Tillyard 641543 at http://www.wfp.org Aid workers distribute food in Haiti as nation struggles with drought http://www.wfp.org/content/aid-workers-distribute-food-haiti-nation-struggles-drought Aid workers in Haiti have begun distributing food to help some of the Caribbean nation’s poorest people cope with a severe drought, an official with a United Nations agency said Thursday. The World Food Program on Wednesday began handing out cereal, vegetable oil and iodized salt to 10,000 people in towns in the northwestern peninsula of Haiti, WFP program chief Antoine Renard said. Hunger in the news Haiti hunger in the news Americas The Toronto Star Mon, 24 Mar 2014 16:12:49 +0000 WFP 640765 at http://www.wfp.org Haiti: Nutrition for Education http://www.wfp.org/stories/haiti-nutrition-education On International School Meals Day staff at the Joseph et Bertha Wigfall School in Port-au-Prince, Haiti reflect on the importance of nutrition for education.  Development Operation (DEV) School Meals Haiti Americas Nutrition School Meals Wed, 05 Mar 2014 20:04:47 +0000 Grace Tillyard 640464 at http://www.wfp.org Swiss Ambassador to Haiti Visits WFP Cash for Assets Project http://www.wfp.org/photos/gallery/swiss-ambassador-haiti-visits-wfp-cash-assets-project The Swiss Ambassador visits a WFP and German Agro Action Cash for Assets Project in the North-West of Haiti just outside Bombardopolis. Over the past years, the Swiss Cooperation has supported WFP’s resilience building activities in Haiti with financial resources of over UD$ 1 million.  Haiti Local Coping Strategies Fri, 07 Feb 2014 21:34:57 +0000 WFP 640068 at http://www.wfp.org Haiti: How WFP Builds Resilience http://www.wfp.org/stories/haiti-building-resilience Rural farming communities in Haiti are vulnerable to floodwaters that wash away top soils and in some cases destroy their entire livelihoods. In 2014, WFP is renewing its commitment to help communities in Haiti protect top soils along with their crops and homes by building infrastructure with the support of local and international partners.  Disaster Risk Reduction Haiti Local Coping Strategies Fri, 07 Feb 2014 18:49:52 +0000 Grace Tillyard 640057 at http://www.wfp.org