"WFP's partnership with Australia is amongst the most important in Myanmar and globally," said WFP Assistant Executive Director (AED) Elisabeth Rasmusson. “In 2014, Australia contributed AUD5 million (US$4.6 million) in support of WFP’s programme, ranking among the top five funding partners in the country.”


In photo (L-R): Australia's Alternate Permanent Representative to WFP Sam Beever, Australian Department for Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) First Assistant Secretary and Humanitarian Coordinator Laurie Dunn, WFP Myanmar Country Director and Resident Representative Dom Scalpelli, WFP AED Elisabeth Rasmusson and WFP Director of Emergencies David Kaatrud with schoolchildren in Soe Twin Village in Magway.