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Climate Change
14 June 2013

WFP Asia "Keys To Solving Hunger" Films Trivia Contest 3!

There are three "Keys To Solving Hunger" -- what are they? The "first key" we unveiled was 'Nutrition'; the second, 'Safety Nets'. We're unveiling the last "key" through a short film this month - and we want you to discover it with us! And, to make the discovery more fun, by joining this trivia contest, one lucky winner will get a WFP The North Face Backpack. So get your pencil and paper at the ready and click play!

Aid professionals
12 June 2013

WFP Publishes Detailed Data On Spending Through IATI Transparency Initiative

WFP has joined the growing group of governments, NGOs and aid organizations that publish detailed data on activities and spending using common standards established by the International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI).
Food Security Analysis
12 June 2013

"Press 1 If You Did Not Eat Yesterday..."

With a grant from the Humanitarian Innovation Fund (HIF), WFP is launching a pilot project in the Democratic Republic of Congo to collect food security data through mobile phone surveys.

School Meals
11 June 2013

Honduras: WFP and Ficohsa Foundation Renew Their Partnership

After 13 years of consecutive work, the World Food Programme (WFP) and the Ficohsa Foundation for the Early Education of Children signed a new cooperation agreement to continue working and support of pre-school children in Honduras.

Logistics
11 June 2013

Food,Trucks and Radios: WFP's Role In The 'Cluster' System

When emergencies strike, dozens of different UN agencies and partner organizations are called on to respond. They work together in “humanitarian clusters”, allow agencies to work together on areas of the response where they have the most capacity and experience. WFP leads the logistics and emergency telecommunications clusters, and co-leads the food security cluster with the UN Food and Agriculture Organization.

Responding to Emergencies
11 June 2013

Brazil and Spain donate rice to Nicaraguans affected by disasters

Brazil and Spain made an important donation of rice to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and to the Government of Nicaragua for its distribution among Nicaraguans affected by natural disasters.

Responding to Emergencies
7 June 2013

WFP Staffer Compares Two Refugee Camps: Zaatari and Dadaab

Dorte Jessen coordinates WFP's food assistance programmes for Syrian refugees in Jordan. She spends much of her time at the Zaatari refugee camp, which has swelled to the size of a large city over the past year. In 2011, Dorte worked at the world's largest refugee camp in Dadaab, Kenya. We asked her to compare the two and tell us how things have changed at Zaatari since it opened.

Nutrition
6 June 2013

Feeding A Mother's Dreams In Zimbabwe

For the last four months, Marble's mode of transport was a wheelbarrow pushed by her elderly mother. It took two hours each way from their village to the nearest clinic but Marble’s illness gave them few alternatives. Now she is walking again. Under the shade of a lemon tree in the clinic's courtyard, whilst waiting their turn to collect her monthly food rations from WFP, the two women recount their trials and eventual triumph as Marble’s health improved.

Preventing Hunger
6 June 2013

Nepal: Supporting School With Better Infrastructure

Among the scattered mud-and-stone built houses on the hill, a one story building with white walls and blue roof stands out from the rest – a signature of WFP’s support. This is Bhumiraj Primary School, where around 130 children are studying from grade 1 -5.Brightly-colored primary school on the edge of a mountain

For Individuals
5 June 2013

UK Hunger Summit - Push To End Child Malnutrition

Child hunger will be at the top of the international political agenda this weekend as government and business leaders join humanitarian leaders in London to discuss new commitments to end child malnutrition and stunting. The “Nutrition for Growth” meeting is taking place as part of the UK government’s presidency of the G8.

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