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18 May 2015

Here are ten facts that shed light on the hunger situation in MadagascarPlease help WFP raise awareness by sharing these important facts on Twitter. 

Climate Change, Droughts
18 March 2015

Nearly 200,00 people are facing hunger in southern Madagascar due to crop failure. The United Nations World Food Programme and its partners are providing much-needed assistance.


9 December 2014

Thanks to the generous support of UKAid through the United Kingdom Department for International Development (DFID), the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is able to assist the Malagasy Government in improving its national preparedness and response to cyclones.  

School Meals
10 November 2014

The Government of Madagascar has made education a key development priority and the Minister of National Education is working to improve access to it by strengthening school feeding activities with the support of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP).

Nutrition
24 October 2014

In the south-west of Madagascar, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the United Nations Fund for Population (UNFPA) work hand in hand to provide nutritional support and improve access to health services for pregnant and nursing women, as well as children under two.

School Meals
30 July 2014

Antananarivo – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) supports the development of a national School Feeding programme in Madagascar which will hopefully help improve the education sector as a whole.   

School Meals
8 July 2014

Antananarivo - It may be rugby but it's rugby with a difference. When the children of Madagascar take to the pitch, they usually do so barefoot. So, it was quite an event when, in early July, two youth teams turned up at Andohatapenaka stadium in Antananarivo and were presented with boots for the first time in their lives.

Hurricanes, Logistics
23 April 2014

Soalala, Madagascar - The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has been providing assistance to some 5,000 cyclone-affected people in the north-west of the island. Getting food and other humanitarian assistance to remote areas is challenging but the expertise of the WFP-led Logistics Cluster, supported by an emergency cash grant of US$ 70,000 from the UN Office Coordinating Humanitarian Affairs, made it possible.

School Meals
9 April 2014

In Tuléar, a highly food-insecure region of southern Madagascar, many vulnerable children fetch water instead of going to school. WFP is working to ensure their families realize the importance of education. 

School Meals
14 February 2014

A contribution from the European Union to Madagascar's school meals programme enables the World Food Programme to provide daily school meals in primary schools in the southern part of the island.