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7 May 2015

Companies and Consumers Team Up to Support the People of Nepal

When April’s devastating earthquake rattled Nepal, killing thousands and affecting millions more, the World Food Programme’s corporate partners in Asia and across the globe went into action – donating money and launching public fundraising appeals to ensure WFP can feed those in desperate need.

6 May 2015

Senegal: Building Sustainable School Meal Programmes

On April 30, Ouadiour, a village in the Fatick region of Senegal, hosted the official launch of the World Food Programme's new initiative, "School Canteen via Cash Vouchers" which is spreading to six new regions across the country.

Responding to Emergencies
6 May 2015

Nepal: A Family Reunited After The Quake

Afraid, shaken and not knowing what to do, Bimala thought she had lost her daughter in the earthquake.

6 May 2015

Enabling Critical Connectivity in Nepal

Collaboration between humanitarians, service providers and government authorities in Nepal is enabling life-saving connectivity.

Blog
5 May 2015

“Together We Reach Higher” - Responding to the Nepal Earthquake

WFP must reach 1.4 million people; but not just with food – survivors urgently need tarpaulins and tents, as well as water purification tablets which WFP will help deliver for our humanitarian partners.

School Meals
1 May 2015

Honduras Celebrates School Feeding Forum

TEGUCIGALPA. - The Government of Honduras - through the Office of the First Lady, the Ministry of Development and Social Inclusion - and the World Food Programme (WFP) inaugurated the Foro de Alimentación Escolar para una Vida Mejor (School Feeding Forum for a Better Life, in English). Representatives of different sectors were present at the inauguration honoring one of the most successful programmes of the Government of Honduras, School Feeding.

Nutrition
1 May 2015

Regional Director Highlights the Value of Nutrition while in Bolivia

LA PAZ – The WFP Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean, Miguel Barreto, met with national authorities and partners during an official mission to Bolivia from 21 to 23 April to highlight the importance of proper nutrition among people in the most food insecurity areas of the country.

Journalists
30 April 2015

Far From Daily Life

For the families still sleeping outside in the city’s makeshift tent districts, life is very far from back to normal. Many families have lost their homes so even though the tremors have stopped, for now, they have no place to return to. 

30 April 2015

Making a Song and Dance of P4P in Uganda

Purchase for Progress (P4P) focuses on strengthening the capacity of farmers’ organizations (FO) to aggregate and sell commodities to quality buyers, such as WFP. Through partnerships with the government, indigenous and international NGOs, and others, P4P has provided smallholder farmers with the necessary training and equipment to increase their production, improve crop quality and strengthen FO marketing capacity.

29 April 2015

Boko Haram violence inflicts more suffering on already vulnerable communities in Cameroon's Far North Region

Violence by Boko Haram in northeast Nigeria and insecurity across the border inflict more suffering on people living in Cameroon's Far North Region. More than 100,000 people in the northern region of Cameroon are uprooted as Boko Haram violence has spilled across the border, doubling the number of internally displaced people (IDPs) in the past two months. In addition, about 74,000 Nigerians - forced to leave behind their homes, family and livelihoods - are seeking refuge in the Far North region. The World Food Programme has been supporting those in need with food distributions and nutrition activities to address high rates of malnutrition, especially amongst the newly arrived refugee children and mothers. Funding shortfalls, however, threaten to seriously hamper WFP's ability to provide life-saving assistance to all people in dire need of help.

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