Food For Assets
12 May 2015

Building Community Resilience in Ghana with Cash for Assets

In Northern Ghana, communities suffer from Sahelian climate issues: long dry spells, inconsistent rainfall, and desertification create harsh conditions for people trying to make a living in the area.  When the climate problems affect vital community infrastructures, the World Food Programme's (WFP) asset creation initiative gives community members cash to help rebuild much-needed assets.

Logistics
12 May 2015

Blog from the Field: Floods, Helicopters and Delivering WFP Food

Alastair is a logistics expert. He’s been working with us at WFP for almost 20 years in some of the most challenging emergency responses – from organizing the delivery of food aid in countries rocked by civil war, cyclones, earthquakes and floods to navigating the obstacles of providing humanitarian assistance during the Ebola Response

Logistics
12 May 2015

Bangladesh: WFP flies emergency biscuits to earthquake survivors

3 million packets of biscuits fortified with vitamins and minerals are being brought by air from WFP’s stocks in Bangladesh to earthquake affected people in Nepal.

11 May 2015

10 Things Everyone Should Know About Child Nutrition In Malawi

Malawi has made remarkable progress in improving child health outcomes as evidenced by reduction in infant and under- five mortality. However, there has been slow progress in reducing malnutrition. Currently, the country has high levels of stunting among under- five children, which is an indication that chronic food and nutrition insecurity are still prevalent. Please help WFP raise awareness by sharing them on Twitter.

7 May 2015

Guinea: Supporting Ebola Orphans Rebuild Their Lives

A crucial part of the World Food Programme's Ebola response is to help communities affected by Ebola transition out of crisis and regain a sense of normalcy. One important aspect of this transition means supporting children whose lives were torn apart after losing their parents and their safety net to Ebola. 

7 May 2015

VoucherChef: Stuffed Beet Leaves

Welcome to WFP's new recipe series. Explore the culinary treasures and cooking abilities of refugees who benefit from WFP's Cash And Vouchers, an initiative that allows individuals to buy the food they need to cook their traditional dishes.

7 May 2015

Niger: Violence Involving Boko Haram Fuels New Civilian Displacement

Violence involving Boko Haram and consequent security concerns are fueling new civilian displacement. The World Food Programme is set to provide highly nutritious food to 2,500 children in need at Nguigmi and Bosso. 

For Companies
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.

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