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Floods
17 August 2015

Heavy monsoon rains have triggered flash floods and landslides, affecting thousands of vulnerable people in southeastern Bangladesh.

Climate Change, Focus on Women, Food for Assets
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.

School Meals
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.

Nepal earthquake, Emergency Assessments, Earthquakes, Emergencies, Nutrition
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.

 

Livelihoods, Focus on Women, Gender, Nutrition, School Meals
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.

Cash and Vouchers, Climate Change, Floods
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?

Cash and Vouchers, Climate Change, Floods, Focus on Women, Food for Assets
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.