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UN warns of risk of famine in Yemen,...

UN warns of risk of famine in Yemen,...

World

Tue, Mar 23 2021

The three areas were among 20 ‘hunger hotspots’ identified by the WFP and FAO

Food for Rohingyas being sold...

Food for Rohingyas being sold...

Rohingya Crisis

Sat, Feb 13 2021

Additional RRRC acknowledges the illegal practice and says work is on to stop this

Flood insurance scheme for agricultural...

Flood insurance scheme for agricultural...

Bangladesh

Wed, Dec 2 2020

The money will contribute towards compensating the wage losses caused by flood in July, August, and...

USAID, KSRelief to co-fund WFP project...

USAID, KSRelief to co-fund WFP project...

Nation

Sat, Nov 14 2020

The fund will be used to rehabilitate cyclone shelters and reduce the risk of disasters in Cox’s...

Japan to provide $5m for Rohingyas,...

Japan pledges $5m for Rohingyas,...

Bangladesh

Wed, Oct 21 2020

The contribution will support 2,400 Bangladeshi local farmers in Cox’s Bazar district who will...

WFP and FAO host farmers’ market, distribute...

WFP and FAO host farmers’ market in...

Agriculture

Thu, Oct 15 2020

The events celebrated and recognised the heroes of Cox’s Bazar who have kept food supply chains...

'Food is the best vaccine against...

'Food is the best vaccine against...

World

Fri, Oct 9 2020

The Rome-based organization says it helps some 97 million people in about 88 countries each year

Covid-19: Food insecurity in Cox's Bazar...

Food insecurity in Cox's Bazar

Nation

Mon, Sep 14 2020

40% of people have no income since March while 48% struggle to buy enough food, says a WFP...

Flood insurance scheme for casual...

Flood insurance scheme for casual...

Crisis

Mon, Aug 3 2020

The United Nations World Food Program (WFP), Oxfam Bangladesh, and Green Delta Insurance Company Limited...

WFP appeals for $320m to help most vulnerable...

WFP appeals for $320m to help most vulnerable...

Bangladesh

Sat, May 16 2020

The funding will ensure food security for families in rural areas, urban slums, as well as day...

‘Bangladesh is very important to...

‘Bangladesh is very important to...

Bangladesh

Wed, Nov 13 2019

During his recent visit to the world's largest refugee camp in Bangladesh, the president of the World...

WFP executive board visits Rohingya...

WFP executive board visits Rohingya...

Rohingya Crisis

Sun, Oct 27 2019

With the influx of the Rohingya refugees two years ago after a military crackdown by the Myanmar army,...

State minister: Bangladesh will be an...

State minister: Bangladesh will be an...

Dhaka

Tue, Aug 27 2019

JICA is ready to help Bangladesh in making structures and buildings  earthquake resilient within...

WFP provides assistance to flood affected...

WFP provides assistance to flood affected...

Nation

Thu, Jul 25 2019

Bangladesh government and WFP have activated a forecast-based financing project for the first time to...

Food minister: Fortified rice can reduce...

Food minister: Fortified rice can reduce...

Dhaka

Thu, May 2 2019

He added that the government will produce more fortified rice to fight malnutrition

Covers unveiled for children’s...

Covers unveiled for children’s...

Dhaka

Sun, Apr 28 2019

Many education experts were present at the event

Nurturing through words

Nurturing through words

Education

Sun, Apr 28 2019

To ensure the goal of quality educational development also enhance children reading competency, Room...

UN draws up plans to ‘facilitate’ Rohingya...

UN draws up plans to ‘facilitate’ Rohingya...

Rohingya Crisis

Sat, Mar 23 2019

A document drawn up by the World Food Programme (WFP), the UN's food aid arm, shows the agency has...

Funding shortage leads to WFP cuts for...

Funding shortage leads to WFP cuts for...

Middle East

Mon, Jan 14 2019

Some 27,000 Palestinians are no longer receiving aid through the United Nations programe since January...

Yemen rebels slam WFP for 'rotten' food...

Yemen rebels slam WFP for 'rotten' food...

Middle East

Wed, Jan 2 2019

The WFP, which plans to provide food to up to 12 million Yemenis a month in 2019, on Monday accused Houthi...

WFP to cut back food aid to...

WFP to cut back food aid to...

Middle East

Thu, Dec 20 2018

From January 1, the United Nations agency will suspend food assistance to 27,000 people in the West Bank....