WFP begins the new year in the difficult position of managing three large-scale hunger emergencies simultaneously, in addition to the much-reported-on crisis in the Philippines. These emergencies provide a major challenge for WFP, as each country is in urgent need of food. In the Central African Republic, South Sudan and Syria longstanding unstable hunger situations have been exacerbated by new conflict and violence.
01/09/2014 - 16:05
Last week, Mashable heralded WFP’s debit cards for Syrian refugees in Lebanon as one of “10 Innovations That Improved The World In 2013.” Here’s why this programme is so important and what you can teach your students about it.
12/12/2013 - 17:23
Teachers: we know you’ve seen the startling images of devastation following Typhoon Haiyan. If you’re wondering how to teach your students about this, here are some ideas for you.
11/22/2013 - 21:22
Around the world, WFP is providing food assistance, but students may wonder why these people are food insecure. When engaging students in lessons on hunger, it may help to shed light on the issue with stories from specific, real-life hunger situations.
11/04/2013 - 21:16