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‘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....

Former WFP country director: $24m needed...

‘$24m needed each month to support...

Rohingya Crisis

Tue, Nov 13 2018

The World Food Programme (WFP) of the United Nations has been providing round-the-clock support to help...

2.5m ultra-poor to get 30-kg of rice...

2.5m ultra-poor to get 30-kg of rice...

Nation

Tue, Sep 4 2018

Government with the assistance from the World Food Programme (WFP) will distribute fortified rice among...

Bank accounts and debit cards for Rohingya...

Rohingyas to get bank accounts

Banks

Thu, Jul 5 2018

The Rohingya refugees will be given a prepaid debit card, or a mobile wallet, with which they can pay...

UN food agency aims to boost aid to...

UN food agency aims to boost aid to...

Asia Pacific

Tue, May 8 2018

WFP and the UN Children's Fund (Unicef) are among only a few aid agencies with access to North Korea,...

UNHCR: First new land ready to help...

UNHCR: First new land ready to help...

Bangladesh

Tue, May 8 2018

Across all the settlements, around 200,000 people have been identified as being at high risk of flood...

Report: Discrimination exacerbates malnutrition...

Report: Discrimination exacerbates malnutrition...

Health

Tue, Mar 27 2018

Malnutrition has been on the rise in Bangladesh, with the number of malnourished people increasing by...

WFP gets Netherlands support to fortify...

WFP gets Netherlands support to fortify...

Bangladesh

Thu, Mar 22 2018

The contribution will be used to scale up an initiative on rice fortification

Monsoon floods and landslides threaten...

Monsoon floods and landslides threaten...

South Asia

Sat, Mar 10 2018

Nearly 700,000 Rohingyas have fled to Bangladesh since last August to escape a military crackdown in...

UN report on Rohingya hunger crisis...

UN report on Rohingya hunger crisis...

South Asia

Tue, Oct 17 2017

The document warned of escalating food crisis among Rohingya population

US to give additional $6m for the Rohingya...

US to give additional $6m for the Rohingya...

Bangladesh

Fri, Sep 29 2017

This funding will come in addition to the $1m provided to WFP earlier this year