Sri Lanka Country content en Sri Lanka: Filling Minds And Bellies To Keep Kids In School In northern Sri Lanka, a WFP school feeding programme is helping conflict affected children to achieve their dreams. School Meals Sri Lanka Local Asia School Meals Wed, 07 Oct 2015 09:03:23 +0000 WFP 648060 at WFP Sri Lanka Boosts Data Collection with New Software System Data collection and monitoring have improved at the World Food Programme (WFP) Sri Lanka, as the country office joins several others in adopting Android tablets equipped with specially designed software. Sri Lanka Asia Capacity Building Tue, 14 Jul 2015 08:48:30 +0000 WFP 646865 at UN And Government Of Sri Lanka Launch Multi-Sector Initiative Against Undernutrition COLOMBO – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) have launched a joint project in support of Government policy to fight undernutrition in Sri Lanka. The ‘Scaling Up Nutrition through Multi-Sector Approach’ was launched on 18 March 2015 at the Ministry of Health and Indigenous Medicine under the auspices of Honorable Dr. Rajith Senarathne, Minister of Health and Indigenous Medicine, D. M. R. B. Dissanayke, Secretary to the Ministry, Ismail Omer, Representative and Country Director of WFP Sri Lanka and representatives from FAO. Nutrition Sri Lanka Asia Nutrition Fri, 27 Mar 2015 08:38:18 +0000 WFP 645797 at 10 Faces Of Food Assistance In 2014 From Ebola-hit countries in Africa to Syria, Iraq and the Philippines, food assistance played its part again this year in helping families get through emergencies. Here are 10 people in 10 different countries who received assistance in 2014 thanks to WFP’s supporters – governments, companies and individuals. Central African Republic Guatemala Iraq Palestine, State of Philippines Sierra Leone South Sudan Sri Lanka Syrian Arab Republic Africa Americas Asia Middle East Mon, 29 Dec 2014 09:23:43 +0000 Martin Penner 644615 at Indian Ocean Tsunami: 10 Years On Ten years after the devastating Indian Ocean tsunami, WFP takes a look at some of the most courageous stories, photos and first-hand accounts of survivors and the impact that WFP’s response had on their lives. Indonesia Sri Lanka Asia Wed, 24 Dec 2014 12:59:55 +0000 WFP 644597 at WFP Logistics - Immediate Response To Tsunami In Sri Lanka On 26 December, 2004 Mohamed Haffee, the Logistics Assistant of WFP did not go to the beach as his 2-year-old son was sleeping. This remains a miracle in his life as the same day the tsunami struck Sri Lanka. Through WFP’s Indian Ocean Tsunami Emergency Operation and the hard work of the Logistics team led by Hafee, WFP Sri Lanka provided immediate relief to 910,000 people.  Sri Lanka Asia Emergencies Fri, 19 Dec 2014 10:49:52 +0000 WFP 644547 at WFP Assists Communities Affected By Drought In Sri Lanka COLOMBO – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has begun relief operations to bring food assistance to tens of thousands of Sri Lankans affected by recent drought. Sri Lanka Climate Change Droughts Wed, 01 Oct 2014 08:16:02 +0000 WFP 643427 at 'Zero Hunger: A World Without Hunger' Pictured By Child Artists Can you imagine the world without hunger? WFP school meals recipients around the world were asked the same question, then invited to submit their answers in pictures. Take a look at the 16 winning pictures of the world with zero hunger. Which one would you like to live in? Bangladesh Bhutan Cuba Ethiopia Guatemala Honduras Nepal Nicaragua Philippines Sri Lanka Tanzania, United Republic of Global Africa Americas Asia Thu, 04 Sep 2014 07:36:31 +0000 WFP 642974 at 'Zero Hunger: A World Without Hunger' By Child Artists These are the winning drawings in an design competition involving hundreds of children who receive WFP school meals in countries around the world. The drawings will be used for WFP’s 2015 calendar and desk diary. Bangladesh Bhutan Cuba Ethiopia Honduras Nepal Philippines Sri Lanka Tanzania, United Republic of Global Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:57:28 +0000 WFP 642930 at Sri Lanka Donates Rice To WFP Operations At Home And Abroad COLOMBO – The Government of Sri Lanka today delivered the first part of a donation of 50,000 metric tons of rice, valued at about US$22 million, to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) for distribution to people in need in Sri Lanka and ten other countries in Asia, the Middle East and Africa. Sri Lanka Asia Fri, 14 Mar 2014 09:35:06 +0000 WFP 640617 at