Iraq https://www.wfp.org/feeds/Iraq Country content en World Food Programme Assists Iraqi Families Returning To Garma, Anbar https://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/world-food-programme-assists-iraqi-families-returning-garma-anbar BAGHDAD – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is assisting Iraqi families returning to their homes in Garma city in Anbar province, providing over 185 families (925 people) with family food parcels to help them as they rebuild their shattered lives. Responding to Emergencies Iraq Iraq emergency Middle East Tue, 28 Jul 2015 11:11:31 +0000 WFP 647454 at https://www.wfp.org WFP Forced To Make Deeper Cuts In Food Assistance For Syrian Refugees Due To Lack Of Funding https://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/wfp-forced-make-deeper-cuts-food-assistance-syrian-refugees-due-lack-funding AMMAN – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is being forced to implement deeper cuts in food assistance for vulnerable Syrian refugees in Lebanon and Jordan because of a severe lack of funding. Responding to Emergencies Iraq Jordan Lebanon Syrian Arab Republic Global Middle East Syria emergency Wed, 01 Jul 2015 09:40:54 +0000 WFP 647005 at https://www.wfp.org Role Model For Iraqi Women And The United Nations https://www.wfp.org/stories/isra-jassim-female-aid-worker Isra Jassim has been a World Food Programme (WFP) employee since 1997, first as a national team coordinator in Kerbala, and later as WFP's focal point for the governorate. Iraq Middle East Gender Tue, 09 Jun 2015 14:30:28 +0000 Chloe Cornish 646657 at https://www.wfp.org VoucherChef: Saeeda’s Dolma https://www.wfp.org/stories/voucherchef-saeeda-dolma Welcome to WFP’s new recipe series, where you can find out about the culinary delights cooked up by displaced Iraqis. WFP food vouchers are giving them the freedom to buy foods of their choice and cook traditional meals, which they have been kind enough to share with us.  Iraq Global Middle East Fri, 05 Jun 2015 15:52:03 +0000 Marwa Awad 646655 at https://www.wfp.org Escape From Ramadi: One Iraqi Mother’s Mission https://www.wfp.org/stories/iraq-single-mother-flight-ramadi When fighting broke out in Ramadi, Sahar Anwar gathered her three young children and joined the mass exodus out of the Iraqi city. They now live with a few hundred other people in Abu Ghraib on the outskirts of Baghdad city. Iraq Global Middle East Fri, 29 May 2015 12:55:16 +0000 Marcus Prior 646536 at https://www.wfp.org WFP Assists Tens Of Thousands Of Iraqis Fleeing The Ramadi Crisis In Anbar https://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/wfp-assists-tens-thousands-iraqis-fleeing-ramadi-crisis-anbar BAGHDAD – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is rushing food assistance into Iraq’s Anbar governorate as tens of thousands continue to flee fierce fighting in the Ramadi district. Responding to Emergencies Iraq Middle East Emergencies Fri, 22 May 2015 12:01:55 +0000 WFP 646493 at https://www.wfp.org School Feeding Gives Iraqi Children Hope For A Better Future https://www.wfp.org/stories/school-feeding-gives-iraqi-children-hope-better-future WFP is providing school meals in Thi Qar, one of Iraq's most disadvantaged governorates, until the end of May 2015. Improving health and education is a priority for the governorate and daily school meals give parents an incentive to send their children to school and keep them there. Mohamed Jalil is one of 21,000 children benefiting from this. School Meals Iraq Global Iraq emergency Middle East Thu, 16 Apr 2015 12:17:52 +0000 Marwa Awad 645993 at https://www.wfp.org Japan Supports WFP Food Assistance For Communities Affected By The Iraqi Crisis https://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/japan-supports-wfp-food-assistance-communities-affected-iraqi-crisis BAGHDAD – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has welcomed a contribution of US$11.5 million from the Government of Japan for emergency food assistance to support more than 1 million conflict-affected Iraqis displaced inside their country. Iraq Middle East Wed, 18 Mar 2015 14:17:54 +0000 WFP 645664 at https://www.wfp.org WFP Provides Nutritious Meals To School Children In Southern Iraq https://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/wfp-provides-nutritious-meals-school-children-southern-iraq BAGHDAD – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) announced today it is collaborating with the government to implement a school meals programme in Thi Qar, distributing nutritious meals to 21,000 vulnerable primary school children across 73 schools in southern Iraq. School Meals Iraq Middle East Wed, 18 Mar 2015 14:14:37 +0000 WFP 645663 at https://www.wfp.org WFP Assists Students In Kirkuk City https://www.wfp.org/stories/wfp-assists-distressed-students-kirkuk-city Fighting in Iraq has devastated the lives of millions; there are those who managed to flee in search of safety and others who still remain in areas under the control of armed groups. Fighting has even cut connections between families separating hundreds of university students living in Kirkuk City from their displaced families. They were left without money or food. Responding to Emergencies Iraq Middle East Emergencies Refugees and IDPs Tue, 03 Mar 2015 12:38:03 +0000 WFP 645459 at https://www.wfp.org