Nicaragua http://www.wfp.org/feeds/Nicaragua Country content en Emergency Simulation in Nicaragua http://www.wfp.org/photos/gallery/emergency-simulation Nicaragua organized a national earthquake simulation to improve their skills to meet the needs of the population that would be affected in the event of a major emergency. All government institutions that form part of the National System of Prevention, Assistance, and Disaster Mitigation (SINAPRED) which addresses crises that occur in the country, participated in this exercise. Nicaragua Local Earthquakes Thu, 02 Jul 2015 23:04:07 +0000 WFP 647036 at http://www.wfp.org Fatima‚Äôs First Dream http://www.wfp.org/stories/fatimas-first-dream Sabrina Quezada, Communications Officer in Nicaragua, loves to go to the field to meet WFP project participants. She did not hesitate to go to the field when the WFP Office in Washington, D.C. asked her to interview a mother and participant of the school meals programme. The interview was part of a Michael Kors’ campaign on Mother’s Day in the United States to support WFP School Meals. When Sabrina asked Fatima, her interviewee, about her dreams, her answer left Sabrina speechless.  Climate Change Nicaragua Local Americas Climate Change Droughts Thu, 02 Jul 2015 21:14:32 +0000 Sabrina Quezada 647028 at http://www.wfp.org 7 Unconventional Ways To Fight Hunger In Latin America http://www.wfp.org/stories/7-unconventional-ways-fight-hunger In this ever-evolving environment, creativity and innovation are key to changing the world. Committed to eliminating hunger within our lifetimes, the World Food Programme (WFP) continuously strives to innovate and seek out creative ideas to fight hunger and improve worldwide nutrition. Our ideas can range from Breast Feeding Festivals to biofortication projects. Read on and discover the seven unconventional ways that the WFP is making hunger history in Latin America.  Nutrition Responding to Emergencies School Meals Bolivia Colombia Cuba Dominican Republic Ecuador El Salvador Guatemala Haiti Honduras Nicaragua Peru Global Americas Cash and Vouchers Climate Change Food for Assets HIV/AIDS Nutrition School Meals Mon, 29 Jun 2015 14:40:16 +0000 Ginny Tan 646792 at http://www.wfp.org Celebrating World Environment Day http://www.wfp.org/photos/gallery/celebrating-world-environment-day World Environment Day is celebrated in June; established by the United Nations to teach the world population about environmental issues in regards to the search of actions and policies for environmental protection. Nicaragua celebrated this day with the National Earth Fair which many representatives from the public and private sector, universities attended and international cooperation, involving educational and cultural activities. Nicaragua Climate Change Fri, 19 Jun 2015 14:59:55 +0000 WFP 646894 at http://www.wfp.org WFP Trains Nicaraguan Military Officers on Humanitarian Assistance http://www.wfp.org/photos/gallery/wfp-trains-nicaraguan-military-officers-humanitarian-assistance For the fifth consecutive year, the World Food Programme (WFP) assisted in the training of the Nicaraguan military officers, participants of 5th Course of Humanitarian Assistance Operations. Natural disasters are events that cause human suffering and economic damage to nations. Therefore, preparedness and response to the community’s needs is paramount. Nicaragua Logistics Wed, 10 Jun 2015 23:54:14 +0000 WFP 646760 at http://www.wfp.org Nicaraguan Farmers Receive Support from Canada http://www.wfp.org/photos/gallery/nicaraguan-farmers-receive-support-canada The Purchase for Progress (P4P) initiative is supporting 3,000 smallholder farmers in the northern mountains of Nicaragua to grow more, sell more, earn more and become more competitive players in their local markets. P4P is helping them achieve their food and nutrition security to improve their quality of life. Nicaragua Purchase for Progress Thu, 23 Apr 2015 23:08:34 +0000 WFP 646080 at http://www.wfp.org Canada helps boost production & trade for thousands of grain farmers in Nicaragua http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/canada-helps-boost-production-trade-thousands-grain-farmers-nicaragua MANAGUA –The Government of Canada has contributed CAD$10 million (about US$8 million) to a joint initiative of the United Nations’ World Food Programme (WFP) and the Nicaragua Government to help farmers boost their production and marketing in the north of the country. Purchase for Progress Nicaragua Local Americas Purchase for Progress Thu, 23 Apr 2015 19:52:54 +0000 WFP 646069 at http://www.wfp.org Saudi Arabia Donates Dates for Thousands of School Children in Nicaragua http://www.wfp.org/photos/gallery/new-dates-contribution-nicaragua-1 Around 156,000 children attending pre-school and primary school in Nicaragua are to receive dates in their school meals thanks to a contribution from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the World Food Programme (WFP). Nicaragua School Meals Tue, 21 Apr 2015 23:04:15 +0000 WFP 646051 at http://www.wfp.org Saudi Arabia Donates Dates for Thousands of School Children in Nicaragua http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/saudi-arabia-donates-dates-thousands-school-children-nicaragua MANAGUA – Thousands of children attending pre-school and primary school in Nicaragua are to receive dates in their school meals thanks to a contribution from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP). School Meals Nicaragua Local Americas School Meals Thu, 16 Apr 2015 21:54:46 +0000 WFP 645999 at http://www.wfp.org Women are the True Heroes of Humanitarian Work http://www.wfp.org/photos/gallery/women-ares-true-heroes-humanitarian-work March 8th marks International Women's Day. In this gallery the essential and key role that women in Nicaragua play in humanitarian work is highlighted. Nicaragua Focus on Women Thu, 05 Mar 2015 18:46:12 +0000 WFP 645511 at http://www.wfp.org