Myanmar https://www.wfp.org/feeds/Myanmar Country content en Japan Contributes JPY 2.362 Billion To United Nations Agencies In Myanmar https://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 https://www.wfp.org UNDP Administrator Clark And WFP ED Cousin Discuss Development And Humanitarian Needs In Myanmar https://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 https://www.wfp.org WFP And The EU: Pushing For Zero Hunger Together https://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 https://www.wfp.org Distributing Rice And Explaining Kangaroos: A Myanmar Communication Officer’s Story https://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 https://www.wfp.org Myanmar: Australia Reaches Out To Communities In Magway And Rakhine https://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 https://www.wfp.org Myanmar: Australia Reaches Out To Communities In Magway And Rakhine https://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 https://www.wfp.org Back To School With WFP In Myanmar https://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 https://www.wfp.org Back To School With WFP In Myanmar https://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 https://www.wfp.org April Food Distributions In Sittwe Completed Despite Attack On WFP Offices https://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 https://www.wfp.org Myanmar: Ambassador of Japan Pays A Visit To Rakhine State https://www.wfp.org/stories/ambassador-japan-observes-impact-japanese-contributions-rakhine-state In January 2014, accompanied by World Food Programme (WFP) Country Director and Representative Domenico Scalpelli,  United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Representative ad interim Ayaki Ito and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Country Director Toily Kurbanov, Ambassador Numata went around Rakhine State to assess the impact of the assistance programmes funded by the Government of Japan.   Responding to Emergencies Myanmar Local Asia Refugees and IDPs General Food Distribution Mon, 10 Feb 2014 10:35:13 +0000 WFP 640081 at https://www.wfp.org