Myanmar http://www.wfp.org/feeds/Myanmar Country content en New Resource Centre To Provide A Better Understanding Of Poverty And Hunger http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/wfp-news-release-new-resource-centre-provide-better-understanding-poverty-and-hung YANGON – A new resource centre, which will help government staff learn how to collect and analyse data that can inform their efforts to fight hunger and poverty, has opened in Kyaukse Township, Mandalay Region. Myanmar Local Asia Thu, 02 Jul 2015 03:47:39 +0000 WFP 647019 at http://www.wfp.org Japan Contributes JPY 2.362 Billion To United Nations Agencies In Myanmar http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/japan-contributes-jpy-2362-billion-united-nations-agencies-myanmar NAY PYI TAW – Four United Nations organisations today welcomed a generous and timely contribution of 2.362 billion Japanese Yen (approximately US$ 19.5 million) from the Government of Japan to support humanitarian and development activities in Myanmar Contributions to WFP Myanmar Asia Thu, 19 Mar 2015 11:08:21 +0000 WFP 645678 at http://www.wfp.org UNDP Administrator Clark And WFP ED Cousin Discuss Development And Humanitarian Needs In Myanmar http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/undp-administrator-helen-clark-and-wfp-executive-director-ertharin-cousin-discuss- YANGON - United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark and World Food Programme (WFP) Executive Director Ertharin Cousin met with government officials in Nay Pyi Taw, and visited Sittwe, in Rakhine State, on a two-day visit to Myanmar this week. ED - E.Cousin Myanmar Asia Fri, 13 Mar 2015 07:06:44 +0000 WFP 645578 at http://www.wfp.org WFP And The EU: Pushing For Zero Hunger Together http://www.wfp.org/photos/gallery/wfp-and-eu-pushing-zero-hunger-together WFP and the EU: Pushing For Zero Hunger Together Chad Ecuador Myanmar Niger Global Wed, 15 Oct 2014 08:26:19 +0000 WFP 643647 at http://www.wfp.org Distributing Rice And Explaining Kangaroos: A Myanmar Communication Officer’s Story http://www.wfp.org/stories/distributing-rice-and-explaining-kangaroos-myanmar-communication-officer%E2%80%99s-story When heavy rain caused the Bago river to break its banks in early August and the Government of Myanmar asked WFP to step in, the WFP office in Yangon was short-staffed, but willing to help. Communication Officer Myint Myint Kyu – who used to work in a field office – quickly volunteered to step in to get food to those who lost their homes in the flood. She tells us about the response. Responding to Emergencies Myanmar Local Asia Floods Thu, 21 Aug 2014 09:47:03 +0000 Silke Buhr 642800 at http://www.wfp.org Myanmar: Australia Reaches Out To Communities In Magway And Rakhine http://www.wfp.org/photos/gallery/myanmar-australia-reaches-out-communities-magway-and-rakhine A high-level delegation from Australia visited Myanmar on a four-day mission to observe the impact of Australian-funded WFP assistance for vulnerable communities in Magway and Rakhine. Myanmar australia high-level visit Magway mission myanmar Rakhine Local Emergencies Food for Assets School Meals Fri, 08 Aug 2014 10:46:21 +0000 WFP 642613 at http://www.wfp.org Myanmar: Australia Reaches Out To Communities In Magway And Rakhine http://www.wfp.org/photos/gallery/myanmar-australia-reaches-out-communities-magway-and-rakhine A high-level delegation from Australia visited Myanmar on a four-day mission to observe the impact of Australian-funded WFP assistance for vulnerable communities in Magway and Rakhine. Myanmar australia high-level visit Magway mission myanmar Rakhine Local Emergencies Food for Assets School Meals Fri, 08 Aug 2014 10:46:21 +0000 WFP 642613 at http://www.wfp.org Back To School With WFP In Myanmar http://www.wfp.org/stories/back-school-wfp-myanmar As the new academic year kicks off in June, WFP is restarting its school feeding activities, reaching some 232,000 children in 1,800 schools across Myanmar. School Meals Myanmar myanmar school feeding Local Asia School Meals Thu, 05 Jun 2014 10:21:28 +0000 WFP 641707 at http://www.wfp.org Back To School With WFP In Myanmar http://www.wfp.org/stories/back-school-wfp-myanmar As the new academic year kicks off in June, WFP is restarting its school feeding activities, reaching some 232,000 children in 1,800 schools across Myanmar. School Meals Myanmar myanmar school feeding Local Asia School Meals Thu, 05 Jun 2014 10:21:28 +0000 WFP 641707 at http://www.wfp.org April Food Distributions In Sittwe Completed Despite Attack On WFP Offices http://www.wfp.org/stories/april-wfp-completed-100-percent-planned-food-distributions-sittwe-rakhine-state-despite-atta When demonstrators ransacked the WFP offices in Sittwe, Rakhine State in March 2014, WFP had to temporarily suspend food distributions. But just ten days after the attack WFP was able to resume its work, providing food to 116,000 people displaced by intercommunal violence in 2012. Responding to Emergencies Myanmar Asia Refugees and IDPs Thu, 01 May 2014 08:50:52 +0000 WFP 641674 at http://www.wfp.org