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UN food agency hopes for continued US funding

Jan 27, 2017 - 5:46 PM

Foreign Policy magazine reports on Thursday, January 26, it had seen an executive order from President Donald Trump's administration that proposed cuts of 40% in voluntary US funding for UN agencies

UN food agency hopes for continued US funding

What did the UN do for PH? Disaster response, health programs, and more

Aug 23, 2016 - 9:38 PM

The Philippines has been a beneficiary of different United Nations programs for many years, especially after Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan)

What did the UN do for PH? Disaster response, health programs, and more

UN says Syria aid drops not 'imminent' despite pleas

Jun 03, 2016 - 1:15 AM

Britain and France are calling for urgent aid for besieged Syrian towns, particularly Daraya, Moadamiyeh, and Madaya

UN says Syria aid drops not 'imminent' despite pleas

US aid ship docks with food for Sudan war zones

May 05, 2016 - 6:43 PM

The shipment will meet food needs of 'at least one million internally displaced people and 200,000 South Sudanese for 3 months,' WFP Sudan chief Adnan Khan tells reporters

US aid ship docks with food for Sudan war zones

World Food Programme, DSWD launch Visayas disaster response center

Apr 29, 2016 - 4:59 PM

Centers in Clark and General Santos City are being considered to ensure immediate response of the government wherever a disaster strikes in the country

World Food Programme, DSWD launch Visayas disaster response center

Malawi, Mozambique issue drought alerts as crisis spreads

Apr 13, 2016 - 6:45 PM

(UPDATED) More people will need humanitarian relief assistance from 2016 to 2017 due to food shortages

Malawi, Mozambique issue drought alerts as crisis spreads

UN food agency says funding target met for Syrian refugees

Feb 29, 2016 - 11:41 PM

The UN food agency says an "unprecedented response" to its fundraising campaign meant it could fully reinstate its food assistance to Syrian refugees

UN food agency says funding target met for Syrian refugees

40,000 starving to death as S.Sudan teeters on famine: UN

Feb 08, 2016 - 10:37 PM

At least 40,000 people are starving to death in South Sudan war zones on the brink of famine, the United Nations say, in a plea to rival forces to let aid in.

40,000 starving to death as S.Sudan teeters on famine: UN

INFOGRAPHIC: PH hunger in numbers

Nov 30, 2015 - 12:25 PM

Some provinces are in a tighter situation than others. But why?

INFOGRAPHIC: PH hunger in numbers

INFOGRAPHIC: Inside the poorest PH homes

Nov 25, 2015 - 4:29 PM

The Philippines is praised by other governments worldwide for its booming economy, but actual Filipino homes paint a different story

INFOGRAPHIC: Inside the poorest PH homes

Josette Sheeran on the 'APEC divide' from both extremes

Nov 21, 2015 - 10:25 AM

(UPDATED) The former head of the World Food Programme and vice chairman of the World Economic Forum provides an insight into the relevance of high-level summits like APEC

Josette Sheeran on the 'APEC divide' from both extremes

Who should solve the poor man's hunger woes?

Nov 17, 2015 - 12:30 PM

The country's poorest provinces are divided on whether it is the government or the families themselves that should be 'responsible' for their lack of food

Who should solve the poor man's hunger woes?

Simot plato: The poor waste no food

Nov 10, 2015 - 12:23 PM

More than half of poor Filipino households among the country's poorest provinces say they do not waste food, an August-September 2015 World Food Programme survey reveals

Simot plato: The poor waste no food

Utang po: The poor have to borrow money to eat

Nov 04, 2015 - 7:35 PM

Among the poorest provinces in the Philippines, majority of the poor borrow money from retail stores to survive food shortages

Utang po: The poor have to borrow money to eat

What causes food insecurity in the PH's poorest provinces?

Nov 03, 2015 - 7:32 PM

Families in the Philippines' poorest provinces cite inadequate income and lack of a job as reasons why they experience hunger

What causes food insecurity in the PH's poorest provinces?

Barong-barong: State of poor man's housing

Nov 03, 2015 - 10:59 AM

With the Philippines being hailed as Asia's rising tiger, it might be forgotten that some of its cubs are growing hungrier by the day

Barong-barong: State of poor man's housing

UN warns of 'storm' of famine in conflict-hit Yemen

Aug 20, 2015 - 12:41 AM

More than 1.2 million children are suffering from moderate to acute malnutrition and over half a million children are severely malnourished

UN warns of 'storm' of famine in conflict-hit Yemen

Fighting famine, holding off hunger

Jul 01, 2015 - 4:25 PM

Political commitment on hunger is 'in the hands of the people,' says DSWD Secretary Dinky Soliman

Fighting famine, holding off hunger

DSWD and WFP collaborate on disaster preparedness

Jun 30, 2015 - 5:01 PM

Before the typhoon season rolls in, the DSWD and the World Food Programme reassess disaster response mechanisms both agencies undertook in the past years

DSWD and WFP collaborate on disaster preparedness

Rappler Talk: Ending hunger and poverty in the Philippines

Jun 29, 2015 - 11:16 AM

Rappler talked to the Department of Social Welfare and Development and the World Food Programme on Monday, June 29, about the impact and importance of hunger mitigation and poverty alleviation programs in the Philippines

Rappler Talk: Ending hunger and poverty in the Philippines

Hunger and malnutrition threaten refugees

May 22, 2015 - 9:21 PM

Leaving their countries with only the clothes on their back, refugees need to feed and nourish themselves under harsh conditions

Hunger and malnutrition threaten refugees

The roadmap to ending global hunger

May 06, 2015 - 8:36 PM

The 4 pillars against hunger include emergencies, safety nets, nutrition, and agriculture

The roadmap to ending global hunger

UN Security Council declines to back Russia's Yemen appeal

May 02, 2015 - 10:09 AM

Diplomats say the Russian statement, appealing for an immediate ceasefire or at least humanitarian pause in Yemen, was not rejected out of hand but that council members need time to consider the wording

UN Security Council declines to back Russia's Yemen appeal

How to help Nepal earthquake victims

Apr 26, 2015 - 7:03 PM

You can donate to international organizations listed here to help the victims of the massive earthquake in Nepal

How to help Nepal earthquake victims

Pizza Hut, Taco Bell, Pacman donate P5.3M to fight hunger

Mar 04, 2015 - 3:51 PM

Press release from World Food Programme: Manny Pacquiao, alongside restaurants, donate cash to fight hunger

Pizza Hut, Taco Bell, Pacman donate P5.3M to fight hunger

DSWD and WFP partner for enhancing disaster preparedness

Dec 23, 2014 - 6:59 PM

Press release: The United Nations World Food Programme is partnering with the Philippine government to further build capacity for disaster preparedness and response in the country

DSWD and WFP partner for enhancing disaster preparedness

Improving the PH hunger situation in 2014

Dec 20, 2014 - 6:19 PM

The Philippines did not achieve #ZeroHunger in 2014 but different projects and programs show that the fight is still going on

Improving the PH hunger situation in 2014

Needs assessment over #RubyPH to begin Dec 8

Dec 08, 2014 - 1:55 AM

(UPDATED) Humanitarian agencies are sending unmanned aerial vehicles to assess the situation in affected areas, and gathering social media to know the needs of affected communities

Needs assessment over #RubyPH to begin Dec 8

Why we should end hunger

Nov 22, 2014 - 4:00 PM

What more reason do we need to end hunger? Nearly a billion people worldwide sleep on an empty stomach.

Why we should end hunger

#HungerProject: The key to solving hunger in our lifetime

Nov 15, 2014 - 6:56 PM

How can #ZeroHunger ba achieved soon?

#HungerProject: The key to solving hunger in our lifetime

#HungerProject: Aiming for #ZeroHunger

Nov 14, 2014 - 10:01 AM

'Aiming for #ZeroHunger' highlights the best practices and challenges faced by those fighting hunger and malnutrition in the country.

#HungerProject: Aiming for #ZeroHunger

Nutrition and the Philippines: 'Nation at risk'

Oct 14, 2014 - 6:57 PM

'Right now, we’re seeing a fight. Policy versus practice,' says Florinda Panlilio of the National Nutrition Council

Nutrition and the Philippines: 'Nation at risk'

What's it like to be a humanitarian worker?

Aug 18, 2014 - 2:42 PM

On Tuesday, August 19, the world will observe the Humanitarian Day 'to celebrate the spirit that inspires humanitarian work around the world'

What's it like to be a humanitarian worker?

UN to feed up to one million people hit by Ebola

Aug 15, 2014 - 10:40 PM

'The restrictions on movement in the most affected areas threatens food security,' WFP spokeswoman Fabienne Pompey says

UN to feed up to one million people hit by Ebola

Gaza toll passes 300 as UN's Ban heads to region

Jul 19, 2014 - 10:52 AM

(2nd UPDATE) Israel's ground incursion, launched on the 10th day of an operation to stamp out rocket fire from Gaza, has killed dozens and forced thousands of people to flee

Gaza toll passes 300 as UN's Ban heads to region

Ending the malnutrition cycle

Jul 17, 2014 - 11:00 AM

Even in malnutrition, prevention is always better than cure

Ending the malnutrition cycle

How local crops can end malnutrition

Jul 10, 2014 - 7:24 PM

The key to fighting hunger may already be in your home garden

How local crops can end malnutrition

How can LGUs help prevent hunger?

Jul 08, 2014 - 9:30 AM

An early warning system for hunger and food insecurity helps local government units create 'timely interventions'

How can LGUs help prevent hunger?

Plenty of food, little nutrition in Benguet

Jul 07, 2014 - 10:57 PM

Atok, Benguet is abundant with vegetables, and yet more than 25% of its children are stunted or short for their age

Plenty of food, little nutrition in Benguet

A different kind of Hunger Game

Jun 10, 2014 - 10:00 AM

Regardless of the score, a completed quiz provides a warm and healthy meal to a hungry child in countries covered by WFP, including the Philippines

A different kind of Hunger Game

Social media against hunger

May 31, 2014 - 7:56 PM

Do you surf the Internet often? Why not make the most out of social media and use it as a tool to help fight hunger?

Social media against hunger

TV5 to DSWD: Show proof footage manipulated

Apr 24, 2014 - 5:11 PM

DSWD responds: Scenes shown in report not shot in the same place

TV5 to DSWD: Show proof footage manipulated

DSWD accuses TV5 of manipulating video footage

Apr 23, 2014 - 7:35 AM

The network, however, stands by its story and maintains it did not withhold any information from the DSWD

DSWD accuses TV5 of manipulating video footage

Food for work helps 6,000 families in Zambo city

Apr 14, 2014 - 2:12 PM

WFP's food for work program helps Zamboanga City residents get back on their feet

Food for work helps 6,000 families in Zambo city

KC Concepcion's fight against hunger

Apr 11, 2014 - 12:18 PM

KC Concepcion discusses her fight against hunger in the Philippines and indifference toward it.

KC Concepcion's fight against hunger

KC Concepcion joins World Food Programme's Yolanda operations

Apr 11, 2014 - 12:03 AM

The WFP's National Ambassador Against Hunger goes to Leyte to distribute specialized foods to almost 100,000 undernourished children

KC Concepcion joins World Food Programme's Yolanda operations

Why many of the hungry are women

Mar 25, 2014 - 2:57 PM

Women account for around 60% of the world’s chronically hungry, despite producing more than half of the world's food

Why many of the hungry are women

PH food wastage: Think twice before wasting your meal

Mar 20, 2014 - 6:12 PM

There is enough food in the world for everyone, but one-third of all food is wasted globally

PH food wastage: Think twice before wasting your meal

#TalkThursday: Inclusive growth to end hunger

Mar 06, 2014 - 8:00 AM

Is it possible to see an end to hunger in the PH? DSWD Secretary Soliman, Camarines Sur Representative Leni Robredo, and WFP country director Praveen Agrawal discuss.

#TalkThursday: Inclusive growth to end hunger

#HungerProject: The end of hunger?

Mar 05, 2014 - 4:35 PM

Is the end of hunger possible? The answer to this question is yes it is, and yes it is possible to end it in our lifetime. Watch this discussion below.

#HungerProject: The end of hunger?