Responding to Emergencies
17 August 2015

Bangladesh Floods: The Lives Behind The Statistics

Heavy monsoon rains have triggered flash floods and landslides, affecting thousands of vulnerable people in southeastern Bangladesh.

12 August 2015

Working In The Midst Of Conflict: Life As A Field Security Officer In South Sudan

Peter Testuzza is a Field Security Officer for the World Food Progamme (WFP) in South Sudan. When he isn’t accompanying missions to deliver food assistance to communities caught up in the civil war, he lives in Rome, where he has lived for the past 20 years. He tells us what a typical day working in one of the world’s most dangerous conflicts involves …

12 August 2015

Sharing Seeds Of Hope In Zimbabwe

The World Food Programme (WFP) Zimbabwe is using a small grain pilot project to fight hunger and reduce future shocks by transforming communities from vulnerable to resilient.

11 August 2015

10 Facts About Hunger In Myanmar

Here are ten things to know to understand the food and nutrition situation in Myanmar. Please help the World Food Programme (WFP) raise awareness by sharing these facts on Twitter.

6 August 2015

Q&A With Dr. Sakoba Keita, National Coordinator of the Fight Against Ebola in Guinea

As Guinea is still struggling to get to zero Ebola cases, WFP asked Dr. Sakoba Keita, National Coordinator of the fight against Ebola, to give us an update on the situation, and WFP's role in the fight against Ebola. 

6 August 2015

How I Became An International Aid Worker: Suvrat Bafna

Ever wondered who is responsible for making sure WFP’s food is full of the right nutrients? Daily undernourishment is a less visible form of hunger but it affects many more people than we often realise. Suvrat Bafna tells us about life as a WFP food technologist in Ethiopia, where he is tackling malnutrition, one food type at a time…

6 August 2015

VoucherChef: Shorba Roz

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.

5 August 2015

Floods and Hunger: What's Happening in Myanmar

Heavy monsoon rains have poured into Myanmar since mid-July – making rivers and creeks overflow with rainwater. What it is now considered as the worst flood to happen in Myanmar in recent decades, has affected more than one million people. Following the official request for assistance from the Government, the World Food Programme (WFP) has initiated a rapid emergency response.

Responding to Emergencies
3 August 2015

We Have Suffered Things Worse than Hunger

Recent intensified fighting in several South Sudan locations has made it more difficult to provide humanitarian assistance to people in critical need. The World Food Programme (WFP) is adapting its operations to reach people who have been cut off from food assistance for months.

Food For Assets
3 August 2015

Nepal: Rebuilding Lives and Livelihoods After Quake Devastation

The World Food Programme (WFP) is helping families to get back on their feet and rebuild their destroyed communities through emergency employment schemes. 


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