Philippines: How 6 Thousand Families Planted 5 Million Mangroves

Through WFP's Food-for-Work, residents of Barangay Mampang in Zamboanga City were able to plant 5 million mangroves- ensuring the revival of the sanctuaries for fishes and migratory birds as well as providing propagules for the Office of the City Agriculturist.

Typhoon Haiyan Hits Central Philippines

WFP’s top officials in the Philippines have described the damage caused by Typhoon Haiyan as devastating and are appealing for support to help bring food to the thousands of families affected. Read story

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Overview

In 2006, following a request of the Government of the Philippines, WFP returned to the country to complement the government’s efforts to achieve a peaceful resolution of the conflict in Mindanao by addressing the food security needs of vulnerable people in conflict-affected areas.

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Country at a glance 2014
Planned Beneficiaries0
Beneficiary needs (mt)34,804
Beneficiary needs ($US)77,563,481