Haiti http://www.wfp.org/feeds/Haiti Country content en Experts Discuss the Roles of School Feeding as Tool for Sustainable Development in the Americas http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/experts-discuss-roles-school-feeding-tool-sustainable-development-americas LIMA –More than 200 participants including government representatives, regional and international school feeding experts, public and private organizations and associates, from 17 countries from the region, will participate in the VII School Feeding Seminar for LAC, which will be held from the 26th to the 28th of August 2015 in the Peruvian capital. School Meals Colombia Cuba El Salvador Guatemala Haiti Honduras Nicaragua Peru Americas School Meals Wed, 26 Aug 2015 19:58:39 +0000 WFP 647704 at http://www.wfp.org 10 Things You Need To Know About El Niño http://www.wfp.org/stories/10-facts-about-el-nino Here are ten things to know about El Niño, the atmospheric event that threatens to complicate the food security situation in various countries across three continents. Please help the World Food Programme (WFP) raise awareness by sharing these facts on Twitter. Chad Djibouti El Salvador Eritrea Ethiopia Guatemala Haiti Honduras India Indonesia Kenya Malawi Mauritania Nicaragua Niger Pakistan Philippines Senegal Somalia South Sudan Sudan Uganda Zimbabwe Global Africa Americas Asia Tue, 18 Aug 2015 14:50:03 +0000 WFP 647604 at http://www.wfp.org 7 Unconventional Ways To Fight Hunger In Latin America http://www.wfp.org/stories/7-unconventional-ways-fight-hunger In this ever-evolving environment, creativity and innovation are key to changing the world. Committed to eliminating hunger within our lifetimes, the World Food Programme (WFP) continuously strives to innovate and seek out creative ideas to fight hunger and improve worldwide nutrition. Our ideas can range from Breast Feeding Festivals to biofortication projects. Read on and discover the seven unconventional ways that the WFP is making hunger history in Latin America.  Nutrition Responding to Emergencies School Meals Bolivia Colombia Cuba Dominican Republic Ecuador El Salvador Guatemala Haiti Honduras Nicaragua Peru Global Americas Cash and Vouchers Climate Change Food for Assets HIV/AIDS Nutrition School Meals Mon, 29 Jun 2015 14:40:16 +0000 Ginny Tan 646792 at http://www.wfp.org Canada And WFP: Saving Lives By Providing 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 Every year, WFP provides food assistance to more than 80 million people in 75 of the world’s poorest countries with the support of donors such as Canada. Before starting a programme, WFP determines the right food, because a successful response depends on nutritionally appropriate food. Malnutrition affects millions around the world -- nearly half of all deaths of children under the age of 5 are due to undernutrition. Canada and WFP are working together towards a world with Zero Hunger.  Bangladesh Ghana Guatemala Haiti Mali South Sudan Sudan Tanzania, United Republic of Mon, 02 Feb 2015 15:13:16 +0000 WFP 641628 at http://www.wfp.org Kore Lavi Brings Nutritious Food and Health to Haiti’s Most Vulnerable People http://www.wfp.org/photos/gallery/kore-lavi-brings-nutritious-food-and-health-haiti%E2%80%99s-most-vulnerable-people WFP is part of a consortium implementing Kore Lavi, a four-year USAID-funded project which aims to build a safety net programme in Haiti. Initially being piloted in five of ten departments with the goal of going nationwide, it will provide over 18,500 households with food vouchers and 205,000 households with maternal and child health and nutrition interventions. Haiti Nutrition Tue, 20 Jan 2015 16:41:43 +0000 WFP 644884 at http://www.wfp.org Haiti: 5 years after earthquake, UN warns progress threatened by poverty, inequality http://www.wfp.org/content/haiti-5-years-after-earthquake-un-warns-progress-threatened-poverty-inequality Five years after a massive earthquake killed 200,000 people in Haiti, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is appealing for funds to continue momentum towards building more resilient communities that will withstand future disasters. Hunger in the news Haiti Local hunger in the news Americas UN News Centre Mon, 12 Jan 2015 18:15:22 +0000 WFP 644730 at http://www.wfp.org Haiti Earthquake: Scenes That Will Stay With Us Forever http://www.wfp.org/stories/haiti-earthquake-scenes-will-stay-forever January 12, 2015 marks the fifth anniversary of the earthquake that caused over 200,000 deaths and left thousands of Haitians homeless. Within hours of the earthquake, WFP began handing out emergency food which reached more than four million Haitians in the coming months. These short videos show the scale and devastation of an earthquake that became one of WFP’s most complex operations. Haiti Global Americas Mon, 12 Jan 2015 15:19:14 +0000 WFP 644710 at http://www.wfp.org 10 Facts About Hunger In Haiti http://www.wfp.org/stories/10-facts-about-hunger-haiti Here are ten facts about hunger in Haiti, the poorest country in the northern hemisphere. Please help The World Food Programme (WFP) raise awareness by sharing these facts on Twitter.  Haiti Global Americas Mon, 12 Jan 2015 11:08:56 +0000 WFP 644709 at http://www.wfp.org WFP Works with Haitians to Recover From Recurrent Disasters After the Earthquake http://www.wfp.org/photos/gallery/wfp-works-haitians-recover-recurrent-disasters-after-earthquake Five years after the devastating Haiti Earthquake, WFP is working with vulnerable communities throughout Haiti, especially in rural areas, to help them recover from other disasters, such as droughts and hurricanes. Through Food-and Cash-for-Assets projects, WFP and FAO supported poor families in the South-East to help them mitigate the impact of future disasters in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy in 2012.  Haiti Haiti Earthquakes Fri, 09 Jan 2015 16:24:11 +0000 WFP 644696 at http://www.wfp.org WFP Works with Haitians to Recover From Recurrent Disasters After the Earthquake http://www.wfp.org/photos/gallery/wfp-works-haitians-recover-recurrent-disasters-after-earthquake Five years after the devastating Haiti Earthquake, WFP is working with vulnerable communities throughout Haiti, especially in rural areas, to help them recover from other disasters, such as droughts and hurricanes. Through Food-and Cash-for-Assets projects, WFP and FAO supported poor families in the South-East to help them mitigate the impact of future disasters in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy in 2012.  Haiti Haiti Earthquakes Fri, 09 Jan 2015 16:24:11 +0000 WFP 644696 at http://www.wfp.org