• Sharing Humanity: Hafiza’s Story

    WHD Bangladesh

    16/08/2016 — Bangladesh

    Hafiza Khan knows first-hand what it’s like to experience the aftermath of a super cyclone. To mark World Humanitarian Day on 19 August, Hafiza and other World Food Programme team members are sharing their stories about

  • Protecting Fragile Development Gains in Bangladesh: Emergency Food for Ultra-Poor Women

    23/06/2016 — Bangladesh

    When Cyclone Roanu hit southern Bangladesh in May it not only endangered poor people’s immediate access to food, but also threatened to derail efforts to help particularly vulnerable women leave extreme poverty behind.

  • 10 Ways to Stay Fit and Healthy During Ramadan

    09/06/2016 — Bangladesh

    It is important that staff maintain healthy, nutritious eating habits when observing Ramadan. Muslims worldwide are observing Ramadan, the ninth month in the Islamic calendar, as a month of fasting.

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  • 14/09/2017 — Bangladesh SHOTLIST (PDF)

    WFP Scales Up Food Distributions to People Fleeing Violence in Myanmar (For the Media)

    DHAKA – The United Nations World Food Programme is responding to the urgent food needs of almost 100,000 hungry people arriving in the Cox’s Bazar district of Bangladesh as they flee violence and unrest in Myanmar’s Rakhine State. An estimated 400,000 people have crossed the border into Bangladesh. Since 27 August, WFP has provided more than 83,500 people with high-energy biscuits as they arrive seeking shelter in already overcrowded settlements in Cox’s Bazar. 

  • 08/03/2016 — Bangladesh

    Cash Assistance In Bangladesh

    Climate change often impacts the poorest people the most. Last summer, nearly 2 million people in southeastern Bangladesh were affected by flooding and landslides. With the support of DFID, WFP was able to reach more than 185,000 people with emergency food assistance and provide cash assistance to 35,000 affected people.

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