Liberia http://www.wfp.org/feeds/Liberia Country content en Hungry Planet: Episode 41 http://www.wfp.org/videos/hungry-planet-episode-41 In this episode of Hungry Planet, IFAD takes a look at migrant workers in Europe sending money home. WFP talks to an Ebola survivor and how the experience changed her life. FAO travels to Honduras and examines food security in the growing melon industry. Aid professionals Stories WFP in Action Honduras Liberia Philippines English Global Video stories Thu, 23 Jul 2015 13:04:51 +0000 WFP 647427 at http://www.wfp.org Providing Critical Food Assistance to New Ebola Cases in Liberia http://www.wfp.org/stories/wfp-provides-critical-food-assistance-contacts-new-ebola-case-liberia In late June, several new Ebola cases were discovered in Liberia, nearly two months after Liberia was declared Ebola-free. The World Food Programme (WFP) mobilised its response immediately, dispatching food to the affected areas within 24 hours to support community efforts to self-contain and prevent further spread of the virus.  Responding to Emergencies Liberia Africa Ebola emergency Tue, 21 Jul 2015 13:47:04 +0000 Rachael Wilson 647397 at http://www.wfp.org Ebola: The Year of Living Dangerously http://www.wfp.org/stories/ebola-year-living-dangerously “My family, my friends felt like I had signed my own death certificate by merely deciding to come here (Ebola treatment centre). These are fellow human beings just like us who need help. So that kind of compelled me as well, to take part in this fight and I like it.” – Riky Kufa, Head of Moyamba Sub Office, Sierra Leone. Guinea Liberia Sierra Leone Global Africa Sun, 14 Jun 2015 10:40:07 +0000 WFP 646779 at http://www.wfp.org WFP Supporting Liberia to Stay at Zero Ebola http://www.wfp.org/stories/mobile-cash-assistance-gives-ebola-survivors-direct-line-recovery Though Liberia was recently declared Ebola-free,  WFP continues to provide assistance to communities affected by Ebola in order to transition them out of crisis and into recovery. This support comes in a variety of ways, tailored to fit the needs of the community on the ground.  Liberia Africa Mon, 01 Jun 2015 09:18:37 +0000 WFP 646565 at http://www.wfp.org Mission: Zero Cases - How Connectivity Is Helping To Defeat Ebola http://www.wfp.org/stories/mission-zero-cases-how-connectivity-helping-defeat-ebola Doctors, nurses, surveillance teams, psycho-social experts, logisticians, epidemiologists, researchers, drivers, laboratory technicians, managers of Ebola Treatment Units, civil servants at the Ministries of Health, employees of Ebola Response command centres in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea all have one thing in common:  they have joined forces to defeat Ebola. Getting to zero cases is possible. Guinea Liberia Sierra Leone Africa Thu, 28 May 2015 08:14:02 +0000 Maud Biton 646529 at http://www.wfp.org Ebola: A Team That Keeps The Hope (And The Connectivity) Alive http://www.wfp.org/stories/ebola-team-keeps-hope-alive Six months after the United Nations Security Council declared Ebola a threat to international peace and security, the Emergency Telecommunications (ET) Cluster in Sierra Leone is providing Internet connectivity for 65 medical institutions in the country. That number continues to grow every week. Guinea Liberia Sierra Leone Global Africa Ebola emergency Tue, 17 Mar 2015 08:59:15 +0000 Maryna Taran 645613 at http://www.wfp.org World Health Organization And World Food Programme Join Forces To Reach Zero Ebola Cases http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/world-health-organization-and-world-food-programme-join-forces-reach-zero-ebola-ca GENEVA – The World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) are combining their forces in a new partnership in the Ebola-affected countries of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.  The arrangement combines the logistics strength of WFP with WHO’s public health expertise to help get the current Ebola outbreak down to zero cases in West Africa. The platform also establishes an alert and response infrastructure for future crises. Guinea Liberia Sierra Leone Africa Ebola emergency Wed, 11 Mar 2015 13:23:12 +0000 WFP 645564 at http://www.wfp.org 8 Tweets To Remind You That Ebola Has Not Been Defeated Yet http://www.wfp.org/stories/ebola-not-defeated-yet-8-tweets Although progress has been made, we are not out of this devastating crisis yet. WFP and its partners continue to remain vigilant and provide the support needed to achieve zero cases across all Ebola-affected countries. You might have not seen much about Ebola in the media of late. Here is, in brief, our latest news: Guinea Liberia Sierra Leone Global Africa Tue, 10 Mar 2015 14:35:55 +0000 WFP 645556 at http://www.wfp.org Liberia: WFP Helps Communities Transition Out of Ebola Crisis http://www.wfp.org/photos/gallery/liberia-locally-supported-school-feeding-programme With the help of WFP, FAO and USAID, a group of women in a rural area of Bong County, Liberia, have been processing rice, which was then used for WFP's school feeding programme across the country.  Last year, due to the Ebola outbreak, the women were unable to come together to process rice or to tend to their fields. Their livelihoods were severly affected. In an effort to restore livelihoods, increase local economy, and ultimatly help communities transition out of crisis, WFP has engaged the group pf women again this year to process rice, which will be used for the upcoming school feeding programme as well as for distributions to Ebola affected communities.  Liberia Global Sun, 22 Feb 2015 12:19:53 +0000 WFP 645187 at http://www.wfp.org Chinese Netizens Set a New Guinness World Record Supporting WFP http://www.wfp.org/stories/wfp-sets-guinness-world-record-highest-number-donors-24-hours What happens when you combine a hundred thousand individuals, the World Food Programme, the China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation (CFPA) and one of the world’s largest Internet companies? They set a new GUINNESS WORLD RECORD within a day! Guinea Liberia Sierra Leone Africa Wed, 28 Jan 2015 15:08:57 +0000 Alexandra Murdoch 644903 at http://www.wfp.org