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At The Start Of A Fourth Year Of Crisis In Syria, Here’s Where To Begin Teaching

This week marks the start of a fourth year in the crisis in Syria, meaning millions of men, women and children have endured three full years worrying daily about getting enough to eat. To introduce this ongoing humanitarian crisis to your students, WFP has several resources to start with. Post date: 03/13/2014 - 20:20

Linking Hunger Fighting And Service Learning

When it comes to teaching about world hunger in your classroom, one challenge is how exactly hunger will fit into your existing curriculum. At the College of Mount St. Joseph in Ohio, US, students can use their campus activities and “service learning” courses to fight hunger and learn more about it.

Post date: 02/07/2014 - 22:01

Managing Four Hunger Emergencies: What To Teach

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. Post date: 01/09/2014 - 17:05

E-Vouchers For Syrian Refugees Are A Game-Changer

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.

Post date: 12/12/2013 - 18:23