23 July 2015
During the rainy monsoon months, up to 70 percent of Bangladesh gets inundated, making it tough for coastal communities to rebuild their lives.
29 May 2015
Imagine that there is enough food for everyone in the world. Imagine that you will always have enough to eat. What would this be like? What would you want to achieve if you will never go hungry? Tough questions resulting to answers in the form of beautiful drawings by children.
12 May 2015
3 million packets of biscuits fortified with vitamins and minerals are being brought by air from WFP’s stocks in Bangladesh to earthquake affected people in Nepal.
20 April 2015
Hunger is a huge issue in Bangladesh. Please help the World Food Programme (WFP) raise awareness by sharing the following ten hunger facts:
9 March 2015
Disasters disproportionately affect the world’s poorest people and communities, significantly increasing hunger and malnutrition. Hunger and malnutrition increase people's exposure to risk. Because of this, disaster risk reduction is a central priority for the World Food Programme (WFP).
Here are some key facts on the link between disasters and hunger.
7 March 2015
After struggling for years, Fulasa fought her way out of poverty by helping nourish the minds and bodies of children in her community. She serves as a shining example of the central role that women play in addressing poverty and undernutrition.
19 November 2014
In August, a devastating flood affected nearly two million people in northern Bangladesh. Laily, her husband and their son were some of them. They were forced out of their home by floods which ruined essential belongings and threatened their dreams for the future. “We could survive on biscuits when there was nothing else to eat,” Laily stated, referring to the micronutrient-fortified biscuits that the World Food Programme provided to 106,450 displaced flood victims.
4 September 2014
Can you imagine the world without hunger? WFP school meals recipients around the world were asked the same question, then invited to submit their answers in pictures. Take a look at the 16 winning pictures of the world with zero hunger. Which one would you like to live in?
19 May 2014
Resilience to natural disasters has many aspects – a home safe from flooding, the knowledge and skills to prepare for and cope with disasters, and the financial security to recover and rebuild in the aftermath of a shock. In Bangladesh, WFP tackles all these issues with a comprehensive programme.
24 June 2013
What does it take for a young woman, mother of two, to rise out of extreme poverty and turn life around for herself and her family? Read how WFP project participant Rashida not only ensured her family’s food security and nutrition, but also became a successful entrepreneur and leader in her local government council, and even travelled abroad to share her story.
- Empowering women to end extreme poverty, food insecurity and undernutrition Source: The Daily Star
- Bangladesh farmers caught in vicious cycle of flood and debt Source: The Guardian
- Bangladesh: Floods leave thousands food insecure Source: IRIN
- Bangladesh villagers still struggling after Cyclone Aila's devastation Source: The Guardian
- US wheat for school feeding programme in Bangladesh Source: Gulf Times
- 2 September 2014 'Zero Hunger: A World Without Hunger' By Child Artists
- 3 February 2014 Canada And REACH Are Securing The Future Of Children And Women