Uganda Country content en Support From USA, Australia Allows WFP To Resume Full Food Rations For Refugees In Uganda KAMPALA – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today announced that new contributions from the United States and Australia will enable the agency to resume distribution of full-size food rations to all refugees in Uganda. Uganda Africa Fri, 27 Feb 2015 08:23:44 +0000 WFP 645412 at World Food Programme Forced To Cut Rations To Some 150,000 Refugees In Uganda KAMPALA – Almost 150,000 refugees living in Uganda are receiving from today reduced rations from the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) as a result of insufficient funding. Uganda Africa Tue, 27 Jan 2015 12:05:38 +0000 WFP 644966 at In Uganda, Helping Farmers Harvest Hope For The Future Almost one third of the local farming production in sub-Saharan Africa is lost every year due to inadequate post-harvest management and household storage. In Uganda, WFP and its partners are combining their efforts to dramatically reduce these losses through a post-harvest loss reduction initiative. Purchase for Progress Uganda Purchase for Progress Mon, 17 Nov 2014 08:21:11 +0000 Lydia Wamala 644013 at WFP Supports Savings Schemes For Rural Women In Uganda WFP-supported saving schemes in Uganda are enabling farmers to readily access cash, thereby reducing the likelihood of them having to sell their produce at a lower price to meet their immediate needs. Development Operation (DEV) Purchase for Progress Uganda Local Africa P4P Stories from the field Thu, 30 Oct 2014 08:00:47 +0000 Lydia Wamala 643839 at Emergency Simulation Boosts Ugandan Disaster Preparedness and Response Last month, disaster preparedness and response staff of the Government of Uganda and staff from ten humanitarian agencies participated in a WFP supported simulation exercise to gauge Uganda's readiness to handle a sudden onset of disaster. Responding to Emergencies Uganda Local Africa Thu, 30 Oct 2014 06:54:59 +0000 Lydia Wamala 643836 at WFP Provides Critical School Meals Thanks To Support From Japan And Ireland At the request of the Government of Uganda, WFP has been feeding children in schools in Karamoja since the 1980s. Every year, 100,000 children benefit from the school meals programme. WFP is also working with the government, the World Bank, parents and communities to find lasting solutions including home-grown feeding and policy development. Uganda Local School Meals Fri, 10 Oct 2014 13:27:29 +0000 WFP 643585 at South Sudan: WFP Delivers Food for Refugees in Uganda Tens of thousands of refugees, mostly women and children, have fled the violence in their native South Sudan and made the long trek to Uganda. Once there, WFP is providing them with life-saving food.  WFP and partners have so far provided food for more than 100,000 people displaced by the violence in South Sudan, and we are reaching more people every day despite continued fighting.  Uganda Local Africa Video stories Wed, 01 Oct 2014 12:49:39 +0000 WFP 643437 at WFP Continues To Support South Sudanese Refugees In Uganda Thanks To OPEC Funds South Sudanese refugees continue to arrive in Uganda, adding to the 120,000 people who have sought refuge in the country since fighting broke out over nine months ago.  New funding from the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is enabling WFP to continue providing critical assistance to those desperatly in need. Uganda Local General Food Distribution Wed, 10 Sep 2014 10:57:53 +0000 WFP 643091 at Refugees From South Sudan Continue To Seek Safety In Uganda Tens of thousands of refugees from South Sudan are arriving in transit camps and settlements in Uganda. Although they have found safety, food is their number one priority. Protracted Relief and Recovery Operation (PRRO) Responding to Emergencies Uganda Global Africa Refugees and IDPs Fri, 04 Jul 2014 09:28:56 +0000 Lydia Wamala 641980 at Refugees Welcome WFP's Cash Option in Uganda Despite it being a damp and cloudy day, WFP brought sunshine to the refugee settlement in Kiryandongo recently as they began their first cash distributions.  WFP’s objective in giving a cash option is to empower the refugees in meeting their families’ food and nutrition needs.   Protracted Relief and Recovery Operation (PRRO) Cash and Vouchers Uganda Local Africa Cash and Vouchers Thu, 19 Jun 2014 07:15:27 +0000 Lydia Wamala 641972 at