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Responding to Emergencies
29 January 2018

The U.S. Government And the World Food Programme Partner To Defeat Malnutrition In Tajikistan

KHATLON PROVINCE, TAJIKISTAN – Staff from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) joined United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) Deputy Country Director Mariko Kawabata in a visit to Balkhi district in Khatlon to review the progress of the recently launched project for the prevention and treatment of moderate acute malnutrition in Tajikistan. The group visited a project-supported rural health center and spoke with healthcare professionals and patients receiving support.

19 December 2017

WFP Supports Tajikistan Emergency Preparedness And Response

DUSHANBE – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is working closely with the Government of Tajikistan so it is better prepared for disasters and the impact of a changing climate. 

4 December 2017

WFP INTRODUCES ITS FIRST CASH ASSISTANCE IN TAJIKISTAN

DUSHANBE – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has joined forces with microfinance provider IMON International (MDO IMON) and the local cooperating partners to launch its first cash assistance project in Tajikistan.

 

26 October 2017

WFP PRESENTS EQUIPMENT TO TAJIK GOVERNMENT TO HELP WITH EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS AND RESPONSE

Dushanbe – A ceremony has been held to mark the handover by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) of the Information Technology (IT) equipment to strengthen the capacity of Tajikistan’s Information Management and Analytical Centre (IMAC). The equipment, worth US$22,000, was purchased using funding from the Government of the Russian Federation.

17 October 2017

UNITED NATIONS AGENCIES CELEBRATE WORLD FOOD DAY WITH EMPHASIS ON FOOD SECURITY AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT

Nurek – A special event to celebrate World Food Day has been held here by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the United Nations International Organization for Migration (IOM).

30 June 2017

Urgent Help Reaches Families After Mudslides In Panjakent

PANJAKENT- The Committee of Emergency Situations and Civil Defense (CoES) and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) have provided immediate food assistance to the households affected by mudflows in Panjakent.

1 June 2017

WFP Tajikistan School Meals Recipe Book Named Best In The World

YANTAI, CHINA – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) Tajikistan School Meals Recipe Book was named “Best in the World” at the prestigious Gourmand World Cookbook Awards, held in Yantai, China, this week.

School Meals
18 May 2017

WFP Welcomes Canadian Earth Group Support For School Meals In Tajikistan

DUSHANBE – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in Tajikistan in partnership with Caritas Switzerland (Caritas) ) hosted a five-day visit for an organisation that raises money for school meals – the Canadian Earth Group – in Dushanbe and Muminabad 13 to 17 May 2017.

8 May 2017

WFP Tajikistan And The Committee Of Emergency Situations And Civil Defense Enter A New Stage Of Cooperation

DUSHANBE- The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in Tajikistan and the Committee of Emergency Situations and Civil Defense (CoES) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for collaboration in the area of Emergency Preparedness and Response, Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Climate Change Adaptation (CCA). The main objective of the MoU is to strengthen the bilateral cooperation, establish and advance the systems, modalities and procedures for knowledge and information sharing on climate change adaptation, disaster risk reduction and to effectively manage response to natural disasters.

4 May 2017

WFP Celebrates School Meals Day In Tajikistan For Healthy School Children

RUDKAI DISTRICT - The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in Tajikistan and its technical partner, the Social and Industrial Foodservice Institute (SIFI), today held an event to celebrate School Meals Day at School No 1. in Rudaki District.

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