UN World Food Programme

The Geography of Hunger... Teach the issues...

The Geography of hunger.

How Antonio got his biscuits... The 9,374 Kilometre journey  from Turkey to Manila.

Find out how World Food Programme gets emergency supplies to the people affected by the recent typhoons in the Phillipines. Martin Penner takes us on the journey made by the High-Energy biscuits often used in the immediate aftermath of an emergency. Find out how the biscuits are made, and follow them from the factory to the people, mainly women and children, who need them.

In these situations, speed is of the essence - WFP and its partners will rise to the occasion.

Watch the video, and then use the classroom activity: "Where in the World - Asia" to find out more about what World Food Programme is doing to help in the region.

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