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  • Smokeless Stoves Cook School Meals in Zambia

    03/11/2016 — Nutrition

    Bulungu Combined School – just outside Mumbwa town in Zambia’s Central Province - uses adapted stoves that reduce the amount of firewood required to cook school meals for the pupils, and the amount of smoke

  • Canadian Ambassador Visits WFP Malnutrition Project in South DRC

    Canada’s DRC Ambassador, Ginette Martin, visits WFP-assisted malnourished in Ex-Katanga

    21/09/2016 — Nutrition

    Canadian Ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Ginette Martin, recently traveled to Haut-Katanga province where she visited activities implemented by WFP with funding from the Government of Canada. Upon Ms. Ginette's return to

  • Rwanda: Malnutrition Rates Improve Among Refugee Children

    Emeline Bukera in Mahama camp

    04/08/2016 — Nutrition

    A recent nutrition survey has found that rates of malnutrition have improved significantly in all six of the refugee camps in Rwanda, in part because of the World Food Programme’s intensive work to treat and

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  • 17/03/2017 — Nutrition

    #FightingFamine - Yemen

    As the poorest country in the region, Yemen has suffered from decades of chronic food insecurity, and the situation has deteriorated rapidly in the last two years due to the ongoing conflict.

  • 13/03/2017 — Nutrition SHOTLIST (PDF)

    WFP Appeals for Access and Resources to Prevent Famine in Yemen (For the Media)

    ADEN/SANA’A – The Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Programme, Ertharin Cousin, who has been visiting Yemen, urged the international community to help prevent a famine by providing resources to meet the immediate needs of the severely food insecure. Cousin also pleaded with the warring parties and authorities in Aden and Sana’a for access to reach hungry people who will die if they do not receive food and nutrition support. Yemen, Somalia and northeastern Nigeria are each on the brink of a famine. Last month, famine was declared to be affecting parts of Unity State in South Sudan. As the poorest country in the region, Yemen has suffered from decades of chronic food insecurity, and the situation has deteriorated rapidly in the last two years due to the ongoing conflict. 

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