13 May 2008

Food and the Myanmar crisis: Q&A with Martin Bloem, Chief of WFP's nutrition and HIV policy unit

Disasters such as the Myanmar cyclone can have a devastating effect on survivors who are already suffering from malnutrition. WFP nutritionist Martin Bloem tells web writer Michelle Hough how WFP invests in boosting people's nutritional status both before and after catastrophes strikes.
13 May 2008

Hunger's global hotspots: 13 May 2008

Facts, figures and the lastest updates from WFP's high profile emergencies.
13 May 2008

WFP continues to reach the worst-affected parts of Myanmar

Weather forecasts for the Ayeyarwady delta continue to predict heavy rain over the next few days. However, WFP continues to reach the worst-affected parts of Myanmar, in particular, Yangon and the Ayeyarwady delta which were hit hard by Cyclone Nargis on 2 and 3 May 2008.
11 May 2008

Myanmar: Cyclone Nargis update

As the response to the victims of Cyclone Nargis in Myanmar gathers momentum, WFP continues to distribute food deep in the worst affected parts of Ayeyarwady delta, reaching over 27,000 people by Saturday with crucial food supplies.
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10 May 2008

WFP helps Sudanese villagers with water supply

The lives of Marayam and other women in her village have improved enormously since WFP helped the villagers excavate a nearby “haffir” – a traditional hand-dug reservoir which collects rain and holds up to 12,000 cubic metres of clean water.
8 May 2008

Crisis and aid: Q&A with Naho Asai, Programme Officer, WFP Myanmar

Crisis and aid: Q&A with Naho Asai, Programme Officer, WFP Myanmar
7 May 2008

Cyclone Nargis: Italian Government dispatches aid for Myanmar population from Brindisi base

In the wake of the powerful Cyclone Nargis which hit southern Myanmar at the weekend, the United Nations Humanitarian Response Depot (UNHRD) managed by the World Food Programme in Brindisi has organised an airlift of aid worth around US$ 560,000 on behalf of the Italian Foreign Ministry's Development Cooperation Office.
6 May 2008

Hunger's global hotspots: 6 May 2008

Facts, figures and the lastest updates from WFP's high profile emergencies.
2 May 2008

“Feed 100 bag” to feed hungry school children in Rwanda; debuts exclusively at whole foods market®

FEED Projects, a socially minded business with hopes of feeding the world, and Whole Foods Market, the leading natural and organic foods supermarket, announced today the new FEED 100 reusable shopping bag is available exclusively at Whole Foods Market stores in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom on May 1st.
29 April 2008

Hunger's global hotspots: 29 April 2008

Facts, figures and the lastest updates from WFP's high profile emergencies.

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