Philippines http://www.wfp.org/feeds/Philippines Country content en DSWD & WFP Join To Strengthen Disaster Preparedness And Response In Philippines http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/dswd-wfp-join-strengthen-disaster-preparedness-and-response-philippines MANILA – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is partnering with the Government of the Philippines through the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) to further build capacity for disaster preparedness and response in the country. Philippines Asia Tue, 23 Dec 2014 09:19:31 +0000 WFP 644594 at http://www.wfp.org Philippines: Timely Support Appreciated http://www.wfp.org/stories/philippines-venice-and-melody-thankful-immediate-food-aid-after-hagupit Providing timely assistance after a humanitarian emergency is one of the World Food Programme's (WFP) main goals. With the support of the United States Agency for International Development Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA), WFP was able to preposition food in strategic areas around the country before Typhoon Hagupit made landfall. Responding to Emergencies Philippines Local Asia General Food Distribution Wed, 17 Dec 2014 09:16:20 +0000 Faizza Tanggol 644468 at http://www.wfp.org Philippines: What Makes Diana Enciso Smile Despite Typhoon Hagupit http://www.wfp.org/stories/philippines-what-makes-diana-enciso-smile-despite-typhoon-hagupit The town of Dolores in Eastern Samar experienced the brunt of Typhoon Hagupit when it made its first landfall in the area on 6 December 2014. Here is the story of Diana Enciso who shares her experience during Hagupit. Responding to Emergencies Philippines Local Asia General Food Distribution Wed, 17 Dec 2014 04:28:42 +0000 Faizza Tanggol 644466 at http://www.wfp.org WFP To Provide Transport, Food For Philippines Government Typhoon Response http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/wfp-provide-transport-food-philippines-government-typhoon-response MANILA – The UN World Food Programme (WFP) is providing transportation and food supplies to support the Philippines Government’s humanitarian response to Typhoon Hagupit, at the request of its main partner the Department of Social Welfare and Development. Responding to Emergencies Philippines Global Asia Emergencies Sun, 07 Dec 2014 08:16:59 +0000 WFP 644339 at http://www.wfp.org Philippines: WFP Ready To Respond To Typhoon Hagupit [INFOGRAPHIC] http://www.wfp.org/stories/philippines-wfp-stands-ready-typhoon-hagupit-infographic As Typhoon Hagupit, known locally as Ruby, is expected to make landfall in the Philippines this weekend, WFP has been closely monitoring the situation and stands ready to respond with immediate food assistance as well as logistics and telecommunications support to complement the government's response, if required.  The infographic below provides an overview of the situation:  Responding to Emergencies Philippines Global Asia Emergencies Fri, 05 Dec 2014 07:38:24 +0000 Faizza Tanggol 644320 at http://www.wfp.org Philippines: A Year After Typhoon Haiyan http://www.wfp.org/videos/philippines-year-after-typhoon-haiyan Super Typhoon Haiyan, locally known as Yolanda, wreaked havoc in the Visayas region of the Philippines last November 8, 2013. This is the story of five people who have faced the challenges head on and are now rebuilding their lives a year after Haiyan. Meet Procopio Molina, Lilian Florendo, Noemi Kho, Analy Tubola, and Rizalina Mansalay as they share their story. The World Food Programme reached nearly 3 million people with food, nutrition and cash assistance, made possible with generous contributions from Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Canada, Denmark, Estonia, European Commission's Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection, Finland, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Republic of Korea, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States of America, and private donors. Emergency Operation (EMOP) Stories Responding to Emergencies Philippines Emergency Response leyte Philippines super typhoon haiyan tacloban typhoon haiyan typhoon yolanda English Local Asia Video stories Emergencies Wed, 12 Nov 2014 02:32:52 +0000 WFP 643968 at http://www.wfp.org Philippines: A Year After Typhoon Haiyan http://www.wfp.org/videos/philippines-year-after-typhoon-haiyan Super Typhoon Haiyan, locally known as Yolanda, wreaked havoc in the Visayas region of the Philippines last November 8, 2013. This is the story of five people who have faced the challenges head on and are now rebuilding their lives a year after Haiyan. Meet Procopio Molina, Lilian Florendo, Noemi Kho, Analy Tubola, and Rizalina Mansalay as they share their story. The World Food Programme reached nearly 3 million people with food, nutrition and cash assistance, made possible with generous contributions from Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Canada, Denmark, Estonia, European Commission's Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection, Finland, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Republic of Korea, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States of America, and private donors. Emergency Operation (EMOP) Stories Responding to Emergencies Philippines Emergency Response leyte Philippines super typhoon haiyan tacloban typhoon haiyan typhoon yolanda English Local Asia Video stories Emergencies Wed, 12 Nov 2014 02:32:52 +0000 WFP 643968 at http://www.wfp.org Philippines: A Year After Typhoon Haiyan, Survivors Rebuild Their Lives http://www.wfp.org/stories/year-after-typhoon-haiyan-survivors-rebuild-their-lives It has been a year since Super Typhoon Haiyan (locally known as Yolanda) devastated the Visayas region of the Philippines. The World Food Programme’s Faizza Tanggol and Anthony Chase Lim went back to Leyte to find out how the people are rebuilding their lives one year on. Emergency Operation (EMOP) Responding to Emergencies Philippines Cash Assistance Emergency Response General food distribution leyte nutrition one year palo Philippines tacloban tanauan typhoon haiyan typhoon yolanda Global Asia Emergencies Fri, 07 Nov 2014 08:05:48 +0000 Anthony Chase Lim 643916 at http://www.wfp.org Philippines: A Year After Typhoon Haiyan, Survivors Rebuild Their Lives http://www.wfp.org/stories/year-after-typhoon-haiyan-survivors-rebuild-their-lives It has been a year since Super Typhoon Haiyan (locally known as Yolanda) devastated the Visayas region of the Philippines. The World Food Programme’s Faizza Tanggol and Anthony Chase Lim went back to Leyte to find out how the people are rebuilding their lives one year on. Emergency Operation (EMOP) Responding to Emergencies Philippines Cash Assistance Emergency Response General food distribution leyte nutrition one year palo Philippines tacloban tanauan typhoon haiyan typhoon yolanda Global Asia Emergencies Fri, 07 Nov 2014 08:05:48 +0000 Anthony Chase Lim 643916 at http://www.wfp.org Philippines: A Year After Typhoon, Mother Treasures School Awards http://www.wfp.org/stories/philippines-year-after-typhoon-mother-treasures-school-awards After Typhoon Haiyan flattened her home in the Philippines, Analy’s first thought was to unearth the medals her children had won at school. The bits of ribbon and metal symbolised the family’s hopes of a better future. A year later, the family still has some rebuilding to do but Analy is happy to report that her children are back in school and hopes for the future are as vibrant as ever.  Philippines Global Asia Thu, 06 Nov 2014 06:27:23 +0000 Martin Penner 643873 at http://www.wfp.org