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11 December 2015

10 Facts About Food Insecurity In Ukraine

Here are ten things you need to know in order to understand the food and nutrition situation in Ukraine. Please help the World Food Programme (WFP) raise awareness by sharing these facts on Twitter.

Focus on Women
10 December 2015

Women In Zaatari: An Oasis Away From Home

It’s been almost five years since the Syria crisis started, one that has claimed the lives of many innocent people and left hundreds of thousands of women fighting a lone battle for survival. Many of these women have suffered unthinkable trauma. Many have crumbled under the pressure. But in a warehouse located in the heart of Jordan’s Zaatari camp for Syrian refugees, a group of women have decided to show us how to break the cycle of despair and transform tragedy into opportunity for personal growth. 
School Meals
9 December 2015

A Snapshot Of WFP's School Meals Programme In Guinea

As schools resumed in November across Guinea, more than 240,000 children are benefitting from WFP's School Meals programme this academic year. Set in the heart of Guinea's verdant Forest Region, Koulé II primary school is one of the 1,605 schools benefitting from the programme - an increase from 735 last year. 

Logistics
8 December 2015

Afghanistan: Emergency Airlifts To Serve The Humanitarian Community

AFGHANISTAN - Where roads are insecure and those in need of help are often in the most inaccessible parts of the country, the United Nations Humanitarian Air Service (UNHAS) can sometimes be the only option for delivering much needed humanitarian assistance, moving aid workers and relocating people in times of crisis. 

3 December 2015

WFP Helps Farmers Facing Drought in Zimbabwe

This season's failed harvest and the prospect of yet more prolonged dry spells have farmers in Zimbabwe worried. All the more timely then was WFP's decision choose Zimbabwe for the piloting of an innovative new approach to reducing the impact of climate-related disasters.

Preventing Hunger
3 December 2015

Namibia Escalates Fight Against Hunger Despite El Niño

Namibia is escalating its fight against hunger despite bracing for a second consecutive year of poor rainfall and its third drought in four years. 

Climate Change
30 November 2015

Philippines: Harvesting Rainwater in the Face of Climate Change

The UN World Food Programme (WFP) is helping some Philippine city residents prepare for the uncertainty of climate change. 

27 November 2015

Stronger communities in Mali

WFP Mali and its partner, World Vision, are supporting the Malian government to reinforce vulnerable populations' resilience in some of the harshest regions of the country. How? By working with the communities to build water tanks, dams, establish community gardens and carry out other activities that will help them become more resilient to climate shocks.

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Fighting Hunger Worldwide