16 June 2015

Nepal: Airlift Of Children From An Earthquake-Hit Monastery

At the request of the Nepali authorities, the World Food Programme (WFP) collaborated with other United Nations agencies to airlift 60 children from a monastery that had been cut-off from the world by the two major earthquakes that struck Nepal in April and May. 

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16 June 2015

A Life Changed In Malawi

School meals prevent children from going hungry on a daily basis. Over time, this can make a big difference. In primary school, Joseph Steven received countless meals through the World Food Programme's (WFP) school feeding programme. Now a student and soon-to-be graduate of medical school, Joseph reflects on the support that helped get him to where he is now. 

15 June 2015

10 Facts About Hunger In El Salvador

Did you know that El Salvador is the most densely populated country in Central America? It is classified as a middle income country (MIC). Here are ten facts that provide insight on the hunger situation in El Salvador. Please help the World Food Programme (WFP) raise awareness by sharing these important facts on Twitter.

14 June 2015

Ebola: The Year of Living Dangerously

My family, my friends felt like I had signed my own death certificate by merely deciding to come here (Ebola treatment centre). These are fellow human beings just like us who need help. So that kind of compelled me as well, to take part in this fight and I like it.” – Riky Kufa, Head of Moyamba Sub Office, Sierra Leone.

12 June 2015

Farmers Defy The Odds In Lesotho

After the support they were receiving from WFP ended in November 2013, the farmers of Ha-Mohapi village defied the odds and worked to produce a flourishing fruit tree plantation. The proud farmers are today the envy of passers-by who stop to see how the trees have transformed a once barren area.  

11 June 2015

10 Facts About Hunger In Somalia

Here are ten facts that shed light on the hunger situation in Somalia. Please help the World Food Programme (WFP) raise awareness by sharing these important facts on Twitter.

10 June 2015

How I Became An International Aid Worker: Nichola Peach

Nichola Peach is the regional cash and vouchers officer for the World Food Programme’s Asia regional bureau, based in Bangkok. She recently had to jump on a plane and head to Nepal as part of the earthquake response. Here she tells us the ins and outs of her role, and gives her advice for breaking into the humanitarian sector.

10 June 2015

Cash Transfers in The Gambia Build Community Resilience

With support from the European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection Department (ECHO), WFP is able to provide cash transfers to over 2,000 vulnerable and food insecure families in The Gambia, ensuring that they have enough nutritious food. 

9 June 2015

Role Model For Iraqi Women And The United Nations

Isra Jassim has been a World Food Programme (WFP) employee since 1997, first as a national team coordinator in Kerbala, and later as WFP's focal point for the governorate.

5 June 2015

VoucherChef: Saeeda’s Dolma

Welcome to WFP’s new recipe series, where you can find out about the culinary delights cooked up by displaced Iraqis.

WFP food vouchers are giving them the freedom to buy foods of their choice and cook traditional meals, which they have been kind enough to share with us. 

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