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.
23 September 2015
Trekker and the World Food Programme (WFP) officer, Nimdoma Sherpa, climbed to an earthquake-stricken mountain village to raise a flag and awareness of the Global Goal of Zero Hunger.
1 September 2015
USAID food helps quake victims get through the monsoon season.
3 August 2015
The World Food Programme (WFP) is helping families to get back on their feet and rebuild their destroyed communities through emergency employment schemes.
2 July 2015
We know you may have questions about our emergency operations in Nepal. Here are some answers to questions raised on social media recently.
25 June 2015
Two months after the Nepal earthquake hit, the emergency phase is set to end in coming weeks. This critical crossroads means that The World Food Programme (WFP) and the Nepal government’s focus has now shifted to longer-term recovery with food relief to be distributed to 1.15 million of the worst-affected people. There will be supplementary feeding for pregnant women, breastfeeding mothers and young children, as well as cash to affected people in certain districts in exchange for work, such as preparing fields for the planting season.
24 June 2015
In earthquake-affected areas where there is access to markets, the World Food Programme (WFP) is distributing cash in exchange for recovery work.
23 June 2015
The World Food Programme (WFP) and the World Health Organisation (WHO) are working together on a new project to build 50 temporary health clinics in parts of Nepal where the earthquake was more destructive. Five clinics are already finished, and another four are under construction. As Joanna Purcell reports, the first clinic opened in the village of Gajuri in the Dhading district, one of the areas worst-affected by the 25 April earthquake.
16 June 2015
At the request of the Nepali authorities, the World Food Programme (WFP) collaborated with other United Nations agencies to airlift 60 children from a monastery that had been cut-off from the world by the two major earthquakes that struck Nepal in April and May.
10 June 2015
Nichola Peach is the regional cash and vouchers officer for the World Food Programme’s Asia regional bureau, based in Bangkok. She recently had to jump on a plane and head to Nepal as part of the earthquake response. Here she tells us the ins and outs of her role, and gives her advice for breaking into the humanitarian sector.
- Nepalese women climbers set out to break male dominance of mountaineering by scaling 7 peaks Source: The Washington Post / AP
- How food keeps Nepalese children in education Source: BBC World Class
- Germany gives Rs 54m to WFP-Nepal Source: My Republica (Nepal)
- NEPAL: Gender discrimination fuels malnutrition Source: IRIN
- Food security situation remains stable Source: The Himalayan Times