Myanmar http://www.wfp.org/feeds/Myanmar Country content en 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 floods myanmar Local Asia Floods Thu, 21 Aug 2014 09:47:03 +0000 Silke Buhr 642800 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 floods 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 Myanmar: Ambassador of Japan Pays A Visit To Rakhine State http://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.   Protracted Relief and Recovery Operation (PRRO) Responding to Emergencies Myanmar Ambassador of Japan IDP myanmar Rakhine refugee camps Sittwe UN agencies WFP Local Asia Refugees and IDPs General Food Distribution Mon, 10 Feb 2014 10:35:13 +0000 WFP 640081 at http://www.wfp.org Myanmar: Ambassador of Japan Pays A Visit To Rakhine State http://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.   Protracted Relief and Recovery Operation (PRRO) Responding to Emergencies Myanmar Ambassador of Japan IDP myanmar Rakhine refugee camps Sittwe UN agencies WFP Local Asia Refugees and IDPs General Food Distribution Mon, 10 Feb 2014 10:35:13 +0000 WFP 640081 at http://www.wfp.org Myanmar: Displaced Families In Rakhine State Need Food Assistance http://www.wfp.org/videos/myanmar-wfp-assists-people-displaced-conflict-rakhine-state WFP has been providing food assistance to displaced people in Rakhine state, in Myanmar, since the outbreak of violence there in June 2012. Currently, WFP reaches 142,000 people per month in and around Sittwe but needs US$13 million to continue providing life-saving food assistance to displaced people in Rakhine over the next six months. Stories WFP in Action Hunger in the news Nutrition Logistics Preventing Hunger Responding to Emergencies Myanmar English Global Asia Video stories Monitoring Emergencies Refugees and IDPs Focus on Women General Food Distribution Logistics Nutrition Purchase for Progress Sun, 10 Nov 2013 23:00:00 +0000 WFP 605920 at http://www.wfp.org WFP In Myanmar (For The Media) http://www.wfp.org/videos/wfp-myanmar-media WFP needs US$13 million to continue providing life-saving food assistance to displaced people in Rakhine over the next six months. WFP in Action Hunger in the news Journalists Nutrition Preventing Hunger Responding to Emergencies Myanmar English Asia Video News Release Emergencies General Food Distribution Nutrition Fri, 25 Oct 2013 14:00:14 +0000 WFP 590268 at http://www.wfp.org