30 September 2015

Here are ten things to know to understand the global food and nutrition situation. Please help the World Food Programme (WFP) raise awareness by sharing these facts on Twitter.

Focus on Women
10 September 2015

Chrismène Jean-Baptiste of Haiti stands out immediately from the pool of beneficiaries who receive nutritional products in the Kore Lavi project (Supporting Life in Haitian Creole). 

18 August 2015

Here are ten things to know about El Niño, the atmospheric event that threatens to complicate the food security situation in various countries across three continents. Please help the World Food Programme (WFP) raise awareness by sharing these facts on Twitter.

Cash and Vouchers, Climate Change, Food for Assets, HIV/AIDS, Nutrition, School Meals
29 June 2015

In this ever-evolving environment, creativity and innovation are key to changing the world. Committed to eliminating hunger within our lifetimes, the World Food Programme (WFP) continuously strives to innovate and seek out creative ideas to fight hunger and improve worldwide nutrition. Our ideas can range from Breast Feeding Festivals to biofortication projects. Read on and discover the seven unconventional ways that the WFP is making hunger history in Latin America. 

12 January 2015

January 12, 2015 marks the fifth anniversary of the earthquake that caused over 200,000 deaths and left thousands of Haitians homeless. Within hours of the earthquake, WFP began handing out emergency food which reached more than four million Haitians in the coming months.

These short videos show the scale and devastation of an earthquake that became one of WFP’s most complex operations.

12 January 2015

Here are ten facts about hunger in Haiti, the poorest country in the northern hemisphere. Please help The World Food Programme (WFP) raise awareness by sharing these facts on Twitter. 

Earthquakes, Emergencies
7 January 2015

Monday, January 12th marks the 5th anniversary of the magnitude 7 earthquake that devastated much of Port-au-Prince and its surrounding cities. In just 35 seconds over 230,000 people lost their lives, approximately 300,000 were injured and 2.3 million were displaced. Within hours of this deadly quake, the World Food Programme (WFP) was on the ground responding.

15 August 2014

Panamanian national, Leica Cousins, has been working in the humanitarian sector for more than 10 years, the majority of which have been with WFP at the Regional Bureau in Panama City, Panama.

16 July 2014

There is often the misconception that hunger and malnutrition refer to the same condition. While the two often go hand-in-hand there are significant differences. With the assistance of The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) we are hoping to break this common misconception. Read on for 11 myth busting facts about malnutrition and examples of how WFP is tackling it in Latin America.

22 May 2014

With less than 10 days to go before the start of this year’s hurricane season, Rome-based Agencies WFP and FAO join forces to help Haitians protect their communities.