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Bangladesh, Cox’s Bazar, 09 July 2018  WFP upholds the Humanitarian Principles and ensures all interventions provide Safety, Dignity and Integrity to all beneficiaries. Porter service caters to the most vulnerable during food distribution. Women, disable people and children get accompanied by the porters to their home in needs. Following the heavy rains, more porters have been hired and every WFP Cooperating Partner now has standby porters.  In the Photo: Nur Hossain (55). "My name is Nur Hossain. We are a family of 10 members, I, my wife and our 2 sons and 6 daughters. We arrived in Bangladesh 2 days before Eid-ul-Adha. We came here empty handed, no money, no papers, clothes, a roof over our heads, nothing. We came here just to save my children’s lives, our lives. We ended up in Kutupalong camp. We were not fortunate to receive tools or any materials to build our shelter homes, but after 2-4 days, we received tents. We were living in temporary tent shelters. After 1.5-2 months, we received a sack of rice. Before that we were living our lives on people’s charity money, the Za’kaat people sent for us; that’s how I somehow took care of my sons and daughters.  People gave us old clothes, and other items which helped us find the initial footing, or else, we would have been completely helpless. Allah kept us alive. Whether we get to eat or not eat, whether we have a proper meal with curries or not, we somehow survived, Allah has helped us. After 1 month of living life in this way, we received tokens from WFP. Using that token, we could receive rice, lentils and oil. That’s all we are receiving, they are not giving us any cash. It’s very difficult for us to eat only that. Plus, I have to find money to buy clothes for my children as well.  My children fell sick suddenly and even when I go to the hospital, the two tablets of Paracetamol did not work. So what option do I have to address situations like this? I sell of some lentils or oil to buy some vegetables and attend to some of my children’s needs or they are very upset and do not stop crying. I have to afford curry food items, bring my children to hospitals, get them treated for different diseases, buy them medicines. I have come this far dealing with all these hurdles. It’s been 3 months that I joined WFP. Here, they are giving us BDT 250 as salary per day. So, we can work for 8-9 days during food distribution and in every 2 weeks of working we receive the monthly salary.  The fact that WFP hired us, because we are Rohingyas. They saw our sufferings and they showed great kindness by hiring us. Out of pure love for humanity, they hired us. This opportunity has made things so much better for us. They truly love us because they could have given this opportunity to local Bangladeshi people. They hired us because they acknowledge our endless sufferings, they felt our pain too. They saw we were helpless and they gave us a chance. And they are not making us work for free, they are paying us. And we are doing our job diligently in exchange of this. I had seen a lot of suffering; it was a dire situation. I went to people and begged for mercy. I went to our Majhi and asked him for guidance and he let me know about work opportunities at WFP. I am so glad that I joined.  Let me tell you, I have 8-10 mouths to feed in my family. And we need to buy spices, meat these items because how long can one keep having the same rice and lentils? Plus, we have problems, my family members fall sick. Then also, we need clothes to wear. Even if someone was willing to give us 2tk, I would work. Similarly, though this job pays less money, I need this job and I will continue. Who else is going to hire me? I Cannot find work anywhere else, and carry on with our lives as usual. So whatever little WFP is giving us, we are carrying on with our lives and they might increase our pay in the future, who knows.  However, this has been tremendously helpful. Because earlier we hardly had anything other than rice and lentil, now we can enjoy other meals. Maybe I still cannot buy 1kg of fish, or 100g of chili but I can afford half of this amount and bring for my family."  Photo: WFP/Saikat Mojumder
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Bangladesh, Cox’s Bazar, 09 July 2018  WFP upholds the Humanitarian Principles and ensures all interventions provide Safety, Dignity and Integrity to all beneficiaries. Porter service caters to the most vulnerable during food distribution. Women, disable people and children get accompanied by the porters to their home in needs. Following the heavy rains, more porters have been hired and every WFP Cooperating Partner now has standby porters.  In the Photo: Nur Hossain (55), 2nd from left sitting.  "My name is Nur Hossain. We are a family of 10 members, I, my wife and our 2 sons and 6 daughters. We arrived in Bangladesh 2 days before Eid-ul-Adha. We came here empty handed, no money, no papers, clothes, a roof over our heads, nothing. We came here just to save my children’s lives, our lives. We ended up in Kutupalong camp. We were not fortunate to receive tools or any materials to build our shelter homes, but after 2-4 days, we received tents. We were living in temporary tent shelters. After 1.5-2 months, we received a sack of rice. Before that we were living our lives on people’s charity money, the Za’kaat people sent for us; that’s how I somehow took care of my sons and daughters.  People gave us old clothes, and other items which helped us find the initial footing, or else, we would have been completely helpless. Allah kept us alive. Whether we get to eat or not eat, whether we have a proper meal with curries or not, we somehow survived, Allah has helped us. After 1 month of living life in this way, we received tokens from WFP. Using that token, we could receive rice, lentils and oil. That’s all we are receiving, they are not giving us any cash. It’s very difficult for us to eat only that. Plus, I have to find money to buy clothes for my children as well.  My children fell sick suddenly and even when I go to the hospital, the two tablets of Paracetamol did not work. So what option do I have to address situations like this? I sell of some lentils or oil to buy some vegetables and attend to some of my children’s needs or they are very upset and do not stop crying. I have to afford curry food items, bring my children to hospitals, get them treated for different diseases, buy them medicines. I have come this far dealing with all these hurdles. It’s been 3 months that I joined WFP. Here, they are giving us BDT 250 as salary per day. So, we can work for 8-9 days during food distribution and in every 2 weeks of working we receive the monthly salary.  The fact that WFP hired us, because we are Rohingyas. They saw our sufferings and they showed great kindness by hiring us. Out of pure love for humanity, they hired us. This opportunity has made things so much better for us. They truly love us because they could have given this opportunity to local Bangladeshi people. They hired us because they acknowledge our endless sufferings, they felt our pain too. They saw we were helpless and they gave us a chance. And they are not making us work for free, they are paying us. And we are doing our job diligently in exchange of this. I had seen a lot of suffering; it was a dire situation. I went to people and begged for mercy. I went to our Majhi and asked him for guidance and he let me know about work opportunities at WFP. I am so glad that I joined.  Let me tell you, I have 8-10 mouths to feed in my family. And we need to buy spices, meat these items because how long can one keep having the same rice and lentils? Plus, we have problems, my family members fall sick. Then also, we need clothes to wear. Even if someone was willing to give us 2tk, I would work. Similarly, though this job pays less money, I need this job and I will continue. Who else is going to hire me? I Cannot find work anywhere else, and carry on with our lives as usual. So whatever little WFP is giving us, we are carrying on with our lives and they might increase our pay in the future, who knows.  However, this has been tremendously helpful. Because earlier we hardly had anything other than rice and lentil, now we can enjoy other meals. Maybe I still cannot buy 1kg of fish, or 100g of chili but I can afford half of this amount and bring for my family."  Photo: WFP/Saikat Mojumder
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Bangladesh, Cox’s Bazar, 09 July 2018  WFP upholds the Humanitarian Principles and ensures all interventions provide Safety, Dignity and Integrity to all beneficiaries. Porter service caters to the most vulnerable during food distribution. Women, disable people and children get accompanied by the porters to their home in needs. Following the heavy rains, more porters have been hired and every WFP Cooperating Partner now has standby porters.  In the Photo: Nur Hossain (55). "My name is Nur Hossain. We are a family of 10 members, I, my wife and our 2 sons and 6 daughters. We arrived in Bangladesh 2 days before Eid-ul-Adha. We came here empty handed, no money, no papers, clothes, a roof over our heads, nothing. We came here just to save my children’s lives, our lives. We ended up in Kutupalong camp. We were not fortunate to receive tools or any materials to build our shelter homes, but after 2-4 days, we received tents. We were living in temporary tent shelters. After 1.5-2 months, we received a sack of rice. Before that we were living our lives on people’s charity money, the Za’kaat people sent for us; that’s how I somehow took care of my sons and daughters.  People gave us old clothes, and other items which helped us find the initial footing, or else, we would have been completely helpless. Allah kept us alive. Whether we get to eat or not eat, whether we have a proper meal with curries or not, we somehow survived, Allah has helped us. After 1 month of living life in this way, we received tokens from WFP. Using that token, we could receive rice, lentils and oil. That’s all we are receiving, they are not giving us any cash. It’s very difficult for us to eat only that. Plus, I have to find money to buy clothes for my children as well.  My children fell sick suddenly and even when I go to the hospital, the two tablets of Paracetamol did not work. So what option do I have to address situations like this? I sell of some lentils or oil to buy some vegetables and attend to some of my children’s needs or they are very upset and do not stop crying. I have to afford curry food items, bring my children to hospitals, get them treated for different diseases, buy them medicines. I have come this far dealing with all these hurdles. It’s been 3 months that I joined WFP. Here, they are giving us BDT 250 as salary per day. So, we can work for 8-9 days during food distribution and in every 2 weeks of working we receive the monthly salary.  The fact that WFP hired us, because we are Rohingyas. They saw our sufferings and they showed great kindness by hiring us. Out of pure love for humanity, they hired us. This opportunity has made things so much better for us. They truly love us because they could have given this opportunity to local Bangladeshi people. They hired us because they acknowledge our endless sufferings, they felt our pain too. They saw we were helpless and they gave us a chance. And they are not making us work for free, they are paying us. And we are doing our job diligently in exchange of this. I had seen a lot of suffering; it was a dire situation. I went to people and begged for mercy. I went to our Majhi and asked him for guidance and he let me know about work opportunities at WFP. I am so glad that I joined.  Let me tell you, I have 8-10 mouths to feed in my family. And we need to buy spices, meat these items because how long can one keep having the same rice and lentils? Plus, we have problems, my family members fall sick. Then also, we need clothes to wear. Even if someone was willing to give us 2tk, I would work. Similarly, though this job pays less money, I need this job and I will continue. Who else is going to hire me? I Cannot find work anywhere else, and carry on with our lives as usual. So whatever little WFP is giving us, we are carrying on with our lives and they might increase our pay in the future, who knows.  However, this has been tremendously helpful. Because earlier we hardly had anything other than rice and lentil, now we can enjoy other meals. Maybe I still cannot buy 1kg of fish, or 100g of chili but I can afford half of this amount and bring for my family."  Photo: WFP/Saikat Mojumder
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Bangladesh, Cox’s Bazar, 09 July 2018  WFP upholds the Humanitarian Principles and ensures all interventions provide Safety, Dignity and Integrity to all beneficiaries. Porter service caters to the most vulnerable during food distribution. Women, disable people and children get accompanied by the porters to their home in needs. Following the heavy rains, more porters have been hired and every WFP Cooperating Partner now has standby porters.  In the Photo: Nur Hossain (55). "My name is Nur Hossain. We are a family of 10 members, I, my wife and our 2 sons and 6 daughters. We arrived in Bangladesh 2 days before Eid-ul-Adha. We came here empty handed, no money, no papers, clothes, a roof over our heads, nothing. We came here just to save my children’s lives, our lives. We ended up in Kutupalong camp. We were not fortunate to receive tools or any materials to build our shelter homes, but after 2-4 days, we received tents. We were living in temporary tent shelters. After 1.5-2 months, we received a sack of rice. Before that we were living our lives on people’s charity money, the Za’kaat people sent for us; that’s how I somehow took care of my sons and daughters.  People gave us old clothes, and other items which helped us find the initial footing, or else, we would have been completely helpless. Allah kept us alive. Whether we get to eat or not eat, whether we have a proper meal with curries or not, we somehow survived, Allah has helped us. After 1 month of living life in this way, we received tokens from WFP. Using that token, we could receive rice, lentils and oil. That’s all we are receiving, they are not giving us any cash. It’s very difficult for us to eat only that. Plus, I have to find money to buy clothes for my children as well.  My children fell sick suddenly and even when I go to the hospital, the two tablets of Paracetamol did not work. So what option do I have to address situations like this? I sell of some lentils or oil to buy some vegetables and attend to some of my children’s needs or they are very upset and do not stop crying. I have to afford curry food items, bring my children to hospitals, get them treated for different diseases, buy them medicines. I have come this far dealing with all these hurdles. It’s been 3 months that I joined WFP. Here, they are giving us BDT 250 as salary per day. So, we can work for 8-9 days during food distribution and in every 2 weeks of working we receive the monthly salary.  The fact that WFP hired us, because we are Rohingyas. They saw our sufferings and they showed great kindness by hiring us. Out of pure love for humanity, they hired us. This opportunity has made things so much better for us. They truly love us because they could have given this opportunity to local Bangladeshi people. They hired us because they acknowledge our endless sufferings, they felt our pain too. They saw we were helpless and they gave us a chance. And they are not making us work for free, they are paying us. And we are doing our job diligently in exchange of this. I had seen a lot of suffering; it was a dire situation. I went to people and begged for mercy. I went to our Majhi and asked him for guidance and he let me know about work opportunities at WFP. I am so glad that I joined.  Let me tell you, I have 8-10 mouths to feed in my family. And we need to buy spices, meat these items because how long can one keep having the same rice and lentils? Plus, we have problems, my family members fall sick. Then also, we need clothes to wear. Even if someone was willing to give us 2tk, I would work. Similarly, though this job pays less money, I need this job and I will continue. Who else is going to hire me? I Cannot find work anywhere else, and carry on with our lives as usual. So whatever little WFP is giving us, we are carrying on with our lives and they might increase our pay in the future, who knows.  However, this has been tremendously helpful. Because earlier we hardly had anything other than rice and lentil, now we can enjoy other meals. Maybe I still cannot buy 1kg of fish, or 100g of chili but I can afford half of this amount and bring for my family."  Photo: WFP/Saikat Mojumder
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Ecuador, La Concordia, Pichincha, 21 September 2015  In recent years Ecuador has exhibited GDP growth but the current economic slowdown, driven by declining oil prices and other factors may undermine this positive trend.  Ecuador maintains pockets of poverty and food insecurity. By the end of 2016, 23 percent of the population was living below the poverty line, with peaks of 38 percent in rural areas. Their diet lacks diversity, with the consumption of fruit and vegetables well below recommended levels. Limited access to nutritious food and a lack of nutritional awareness are at the roots of overlapping nutrition problems, with chronic malnutrition affecting 23.9 percent of children under 5, and 64 percent of adults being overweight or obese.  WFP provides locally-produced nutritious foods and increases the nutritional component in hunger programs through constant induction, training and guidance to partners - including implementing partners - as part of a strategy to prevent malnutrition, enhance food security and raise awareness of the impacts of climate change with a gender perspective.  In the photo: School Feeding Programme in La Concordia, Ecuador.   Photo: WFP/Alejandro Chicheri
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Ecuador, La Concordia, Pichincha, 21 September 2015  In recent years Ecuador has exhibited GDP growth but the current economic slowdown, driven by declining oil prices and other factors may undermine this positive trend.  Ecuador maintains pockets of poverty and food insecurity. By the end of 2016, 23 percent of the population was living below the poverty line, with peaks of 38 percent in rural areas. Their diet lacks diversity, with the consumption of fruit and vegetables well below recommended levels. Limited access to nutritious food and a lack of nutritional awareness are at the roots of overlapping nutrition problems, with chronic malnutrition affecting 23.9 percent of children under 5, and 64 percent of adults being overweight or obese.  WFP provides locally-produced nutritious foods and increases the nutritional component in hunger programs through constant induction, training and guidance to partners - including implementing partners - as part of a strategy to prevent malnutrition, enhance food security and raise awareness of the impacts of climate change with a gender perspective.  In the photo: School Feeding Programme in La Concordia, Ecuador.   Photo: WFP/Alejandro Chicheri
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Ecuador, La Concordia, Pichincha, 21 September 2015  In recent years Ecuador has exhibited GDP growth but the current economic slowdown, driven by declining oil prices and other factors may undermine this positive trend.  Ecuador maintains pockets of poverty and food insecurity. By the end of 2016, 23 percent of the population was living below the poverty line, with peaks of 38 percent in rural areas. Their diet lacks diversity, with the consumption of fruit and vegetables well below recommended levels. Limited access to nutritious food and a lack of nutritional awareness are at the roots of overlapping nutrition problems, with chronic malnutrition affecting 23.9 percent of children under 5, and 64 percent of adults being overweight or obese.  WFP provides locally-produced nutritious foods and increases the nutritional component in hunger programs through constant induction, training and guidance to partners - including implementing partners - as part of a strategy to prevent malnutrition, enhance food security and raise awareness of the impacts of climate change with a gender perspective.  In the photo: School Feeding Programme in La Concordia, Ecuador.   Photo: WFP/Alejandro Chicheri
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Ecuador, La Concordia, Pichincha, 21 September 2015  In recent years Ecuador has exhibited GDP growth but the current economic slowdown, driven by declining oil prices and other factors may undermine this positive trend.  Ecuador maintains pockets of poverty and food insecurity. By the end of 2016, 23 percent of the population was living below the poverty line, with peaks of 38 percent in rural areas. Their diet lacks diversity, with the consumption of fruit and vegetables well below recommended levels. Limited access to nutritious food and a lack of nutritional awareness are at the roots of overlapping nutrition problems, with chronic malnutrition affecting 23.9 percent of children under 5, and 64 percent of adults being overweight or obese.  WFP provides locally-produced nutritious foods and increases the nutritional component in hunger programs through constant induction, training and guidance to partners - including implementing partners - as part of a strategy to prevent malnutrition, enhance food security and raise awareness of the impacts of climate change with a gender perspective.  In the photo: School Feeding Programme in La Concordia, Ecuador.   Photo: WFP/Alejandro Chicheri
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Ecuador, La Concordia, Pichincha, 21 September 2015  In recent years Ecuador has exhibited GDP growth but the current economic slowdown, driven by declining oil prices and other factors may undermine this positive trend.  Ecuador maintains pockets of poverty and food insecurity. By the end of 2016, 23 percent of the population was living below the poverty line, with peaks of 38 percent in rural areas. Their diet lacks diversity, with the consumption of fruit and vegetables well below recommended levels. Limited access to nutritious food and a lack of nutritional awareness are at the roots of overlapping nutrition problems, with chronic malnutrition affecting 23.9 percent of children under 5, and 64 percent of adults being overweight or obese.  WFP provides locally-produced nutritious foods and increases the nutritional component in hunger programs through constant induction, training and guidance to partners - including implementing partners - as part of a strategy to prevent malnutrition, enhance food security and raise awareness of the impacts of climate change with a gender perspective.  In the photo: School Feeding Programme in La Concordia, Ecuador.   Photo: WFP/Alejandro Chicheri
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Ecuador, La Concordia, Pichincha, 21 September 2015  In recent years Ecuador has exhibited GDP growth but the current economic slowdown, driven by declining oil prices and other factors may undermine this positive trend.  Ecuador maintains pockets of poverty and food insecurity. By the end of 2016, 23 percent of the population was living below the poverty line, with peaks of 38 percent in rural areas. Their diet lacks diversity, with the consumption of fruit and vegetables well below recommended levels. Limited access to nutritious food and a lack of nutritional awareness are at the roots of overlapping nutrition problems, with chronic malnutrition affecting 23.9 percent of children under 5, and 64 percent of adults being overweight or obese.  WFP provides locally-produced nutritious foods and increases the nutritional component in hunger programs through constant induction, training and guidance to partners - including implementing partners - as part of a strategy to prevent malnutrition, enhance food security and raise awareness of the impacts of climate change with a gender perspective.  In the photo: School Feeding Programme in La Concordia, Ecuador.   Photo: WFP/Alejandro Chicheri
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Ecuador, La Concordia, Pichincha, 21 September 2015  In recent years Ecuador has exhibited GDP growth but the current economic slowdown, driven by declining oil prices and other factors may undermine this positive trend.  Ecuador maintains pockets of poverty and food insecurity. By the end of 2016, 23 percent of the population was living below the poverty line, with peaks of 38 percent in rural areas. Their diet lacks diversity, with the consumption of fruit and vegetables well below recommended levels. Limited access to nutritious food and a lack of nutritional awareness are at the roots of overlapping nutrition problems, with chronic malnutrition affecting 23.9 percent of children under 5, and 64 percent of adults being overweight or obese.  WFP provides locally-produced nutritious foods and increases the nutritional component in hunger programs through constant induction, training and guidance to partners - including implementing partners - as part of a strategy to prevent malnutrition, enhance food security and raise awareness of the impacts of climate change with a gender perspective.  In the photo: School Feeding Programme in La Concordia, Ecuador.   Photo: WFP/Alejandro Chicheri
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4912 x 7360 px 41.59 x 62.31 cm 12470.00 kb
 
Ecuador, La Concordia, Pichincha, 21 September 2015  In recent years Ecuador has exhibited GDP growth but the current economic slowdown, driven by declining oil prices and other factors may undermine this positive trend.  Ecuador maintains pockets of poverty and food insecurity. By the end of 2016, 23 percent of the population was living below the poverty line, with peaks of 38 percent in rural areas. Their diet lacks diversity, with the consumption of fruit and vegetables well below recommended levels. Limited access to nutritious food and a lack of nutritional awareness are at the roots of overlapping nutrition problems, with chronic malnutrition affecting 23.9 percent of children under 5, and 64 percent of adults being overweight or obese.  WFP provides locally-produced nutritious foods and increases the nutritional component in hunger programs through constant induction, training and guidance to partners - including implementing partners - as part of a strategy to prevent malnutrition, enhance food security and raise awareness of the impacts of climate change with a gender perspective.  In the photo: School Feeding Programme in La Concordia, Ecuador.   Photo: WFP/Alejandro Chicheri
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Ecuador, La Concordia, Pichincha, 21 September 2015  In recent years Ecuador has exhibited GDP growth but the current economic slowdown, driven by declining oil prices and other factors may undermine this positive trend.  Ecuador maintains pockets of poverty and food insecurity. By the end of 2016, 23 percent of the population was living below the poverty line, with peaks of 38 percent in rural areas. Their diet lacks diversity, with the consumption of fruit and vegetables well below recommended levels. Limited access to nutritious food and a lack of nutritional awareness are at the roots of overlapping nutrition problems, with chronic malnutrition affecting 23.9 percent of children under 5, and 64 percent of adults being overweight or obese.  WFP provides locally-produced nutritious foods and increases the nutritional component in hunger programs through constant induction, training and guidance to partners - including implementing partners - as part of a strategy to prevent malnutrition, enhance food security and raise awareness of the impacts of climate change with a gender perspective.  In the photo: School Feeding Programme in La Concordia, Ecuador.   Photo: WFP/Alejandro Chicheri
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4912 x 7360 px 41.59 x 62.31 cm 10829.00 kb
 
Bangladesh, 27 November 2012 Borosarotia Soydabad, Uz: Sadar, district. Sirajganj.  Bangladesh is one of the most disaster-prone countries in the world. Increased frequency of natural disasters, such as cyclones, floods and drought, is likely to undermine poverty reduction efforts. Coping strategies adopted by the poor such as reducing food intake, withdrawing children from school and selling productive assets increase the vulnerability of low-income households and worsen people’s prospects for escaping the poverty cycle. Despite these numerous challenges, WFP is able to draw on 39 years of operations in the country to continue supporting the Government’s Poverty Reduction Strategy. WFP works in close cooperation with the Government and local as well as international NGOs to improve the food security, nutritional well-being and livelihoods of the ultra-poor. WFP also supports communities vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, with a focus on building community and household preparedness and resilience through innovative food and cash for work and training programmes.The aim of WFP’s Nutrition Strategy in Bangladesh is to support the government in breaking the intergenerational cycle of under nutrition by giving priority to a child’s first 1000 days of life. WFP is actively engaged in the initiatives Renewed Efforts Against Child Hunger and Under nutrition (REACH) and Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) which provide the principal coordination mechanisms.To promote the nutritional status of undernourished children under two, pregnant and nursing women and adolescent girls WFP provides specialized nutritious foods. These distributions are complemented by behavior change communication aimed at improving nutrition and hygiene practices. These sessions are attended by young women and mothers, other caretakers of undernourished children as well as a wider audience of community members.Nursing mothers and pregnant women are trained in a community nutrition and health education project - part of WFP’s Improving Maternal and Child Nutrition (IMCN) programme, funded by the EU. Women learn hygiene, breastfeeding, nutrition practices and child care as well as better techniques for growing vegetables. They receive fortified foods and have their own, and their babies’ nutritional condition monitored by government-run community clinics.   Under WFP guidance the FSUP Nutrition Program in Serajganj District is implemented by National Development Program (NDP), Technical Assistance is gngiven by Action Contre La Faim Internationale (ACF International).  Minara Khatun is 16 years old. She became pregnant in July and was admitted into the program as lactating mother. She delievered her baby on the 15-11-12. The baby's weight at birth was 3.3 kg (normally the weight is around 2.5 kg).  "Since I joined the programme I feel much better, I am less weak and I have gained weight. The food I receive from WFP is nutritious and it is easy to cook and eat."  The FSUP (Food Security for Ultra Poor) Nutrition Program in Serajganj District is implemented by National Development Program (NDP), Technical Assistance is given by Action Contre La Faim Internationale (ACF International) and food is provided by WFP.  Photo: WFP/Rein Skullerud
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Bangladesh, 27 November 2012 Borosarotia Soydabad, Uz: Sadar, district. Sirajganj.  Bangladesh is one of the most disaster-prone countries in the world. Increased frequency of natural disasters, such as cyclones, floods and drought, is likely to undermine poverty reduction efforts. Coping strategies adopted by the poor such as reducing food intake, withdrawing children from school and selling productive assets increase the vulnerability of low-income households and worsen people’s prospects for escaping the poverty cycle. Despite these numerous challenges, WFP is able to draw on 39 years of operations in the country to continue supporting the Government’s Poverty Reduction Strategy. WFP works in close cooperation with the Government and local as well as international NGOs to improve the food security, nutritional well-being and livelihoods of the ultra-poor. WFP also supports communities vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, with a focus on building community and household preparedness and resilience through innovative food and cash for work and training programmes.The aim of WFP’s Nutrition Strategy in Bangladesh is to support the government in breaking the intergenerational cycle of under nutrition by giving priority to a child’s first 1000 days of life. WFP is actively engaged in the initiatives Renewed Efforts Against Child Hunger and Under nutrition (REACH) and Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) which provide the principal coordination mechanisms.To promote the nutritional status of undernourished children under two, pregnant and nursing women and adolescent girls WFP provides specialized nutritious foods. These distributions are complemented by behavior change communication aimed at improving nutrition and hygiene practices. These sessions are attended by young women and mothers, other caretakers of undernourished children as well as a wider audience of community members.Nursing mothers and pregnant women are trained in a community nutrition and health education project - part of WFP’s Improving Maternal and Child Nutrition (IMCN) programme, funded by the EU. Women learn hygiene, breastfeeding, nutrition practices and child care as well as better techniques for growing vegetables. They receive fortified foods and have their own, and their babies’ nutritional condition monitored by government-run community clinics.   Under WFP guidance the FSUP Nutrition Program in Serajganj District is implemented by National Development Program (NDP), Technical Assistance is gngiven by Action Contre La Faim Internationale (ACF International).  Minara Khatun is 16 years old. She became pregnant in July and was admitted into the program as lactating mother. She delievered her baby on the 15-11-12. The baby's weight at birth was 3.3 kg (normally the weight is around 2.5 kg).  "Since I joined the programme I feel much better, I am less weak and I have gained weight. The food I receive from WFP is nutritious and it is easy to cook and eat."  The FSUP (Food Security for Ultra Poor) Nutrition Program in Serajganj District is implemented by National Development Program (NDP), Technical Assistance is given by Action Contre La Faim Internationale (ACF International) and food is provided by WFP.  Photo: WFP/Rein Skullerud
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Bangladesh, 27 November 2012 Borosarotia Soydabad, Uz: Sadar, district. Sirajganj.  Bangladesh is one of the most disaster-prone countries in the world. Increased frequency of natural disasters, such as cyclones, floods and drought, is likely to undermine poverty reduction efforts. Coping strategies adopted by the poor such as reducing food intake, withdrawing children from school and selling productive assets increase the vulnerability of low-income households and worsen people’s prospects for escaping the poverty cycle. Despite these numerous challenges, WFP is able to draw on 39 years of operations in the country to continue supporting the Government’s Poverty Reduction Strategy. WFP works in close cooperation with the Government and local as well as international NGOs to improve the food security, nutritional well-being and livelihoods of the ultra-poor. WFP also supports communities vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, with a focus on building community and household preparedness and resilience through innovative food and cash for work and training programmes.The aim of WFP’s Nutrition Strategy in Bangladesh is to support the government in breaking the intergenerational cycle of under nutrition by giving priority to a child’s first 1000 days of life. WFP is actively engaged in the initiatives Renewed Efforts Against Child Hunger and Under nutrition (REACH) and Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) which provide the principal coordination mechanisms.To promote the nutritional status of undernourished children under two, pregnant and nursing women and adolescent girls WFP provides specialized nutritious foods. These distributions are complemented by behavior change communication aimed at improving nutrition and hygiene practices. These sessions are attended by young women and mothers, other caretakers of undernourished children as well as a wider audience of community members.Nursing mothers and pregnant women are trained in a community nutrition and health education project - part of WFP’s Improving Maternal and Child Nutrition (IMCN) programme, funded by the EU. Women learn hygiene, breastfeeding, nutrition practices and child care as well as better techniques for growing vegetables. They receive fortified foods and have their own, and their babies’ nutritional condition monitored by government-run community clinics.   Under WFP guidance the FSUP Nutrition Program in Serajganj District is implemented by National Development Program (NDP), Technical Assistance is gngiven by Action Contre La Faim Internationale (ACF International).  Minara Khatun is 16 years old. She became pregnant in July and was admitted into the program as lactating mother. She delievered her baby on the 15-11-12. The baby's weight at birth was 3.3 kg (normally the weight is around 2.5 kg).  "Since I joined the programme I feel much better, I am less weak and I have gained weight. The food I receive from WFP is nutritious and it is easy to cook and eat."  The FSUP (Food Security for Ultra Poor) Nutrition Program in Serajganj District is implemented by National Development Program (NDP), Technical Assistance is given by Action Contre La Faim Internationale (ACF International) and food is provided by WFP.  Photo: WFP/Rein Skullerud
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Bangladesh, 27 November 2012 Borosarotia Soydabad, Uz: Sadar, district. Sirajganj.  Bangladesh is one of the most disaster-prone countries in the world. Increased frequency of natural disasters, such as cyclones, floods and drought, is likely to undermine poverty reduction efforts. Coping strategies adopted by the poor such as reducing food intake, withdrawing children from school and selling productive assets increase the vulnerability of low-income households and worsen people’s prospects for escaping the poverty cycle. Despite these numerous challenges, WFP is able to draw on 39 years of operations in the country to continue supporting the Government’s Poverty Reduction Strategy. WFP works in close cooperation with the Government and local as well as international NGOs to improve the food security, nutritional well-being and livelihoods of the ultra-poor. WFP also supports communities vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, with a focus on building community and household preparedness and resilience through innovative food and cash for work and training programmes.The aim of WFP’s Nutrition Strategy in Bangladesh is to support the government in breaking the intergenerational cycle of under nutrition by giving priority to a child’s first 1000 days of life. WFP is actively engaged in the initiatives Renewed Efforts Against Child Hunger and Under nutrition (REACH) and Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) which provide the principal coordination mechanisms.To promote the nutritional status of undernourished children under two, pregnant and nursing women and adolescent girls WFP provides specialized nutritious foods. These distributions are complemented by behavior change communication aimed at improving nutrition and hygiene practices. These sessions are attended by young women and mothers, other caretakers of undernourished children as well as a wider audience of community members.Nursing mothers and pregnant women are trained in a community nutrition and health education project - part of WFP’s Improving Maternal and Child Nutrition (IMCN) programme, funded by the EU. Women learn hygiene, breastfeeding, nutrition practices and child care as well as better techniques for growing vegetables. They receive fortified foods and have their own, and their babies’ nutritional condition monitored by government-run community clinics.   Under WFP guidance the FSUP Nutrition Program in Serajganj District is implemented by National Development Program (NDP), Technical Assistance is gngiven by Action Contre La Faim Internationale (ACF International).  Minara Khatun is 16 years old. She became pregnant in July and was admitted into the program as lactating mother. She delievered her baby on the 15-11-12. The baby's weight at birth was 3.3 kg (normally the weight is around 2.5 kg).  "Since I joined the programme I feel much better, I am less weak and I have gained weight. The food I receive from WFP is nutritious and it is easy to cook and eat."  The FSUP (Food Security for Ultra Poor) Nutrition Program in Serajganj District is implemented by National Development Program (NDP), Technical Assistance is given by Action Contre La Faim Internationale (ACF International) and food is provided by WFP.  Photo: WFP/Rein Skullerud
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Bangladesh, 27 November 2012 Borosarotia Soydabad, Uz: Sadar, district. Sirajganj.  Bangladesh is one of the most disaster-prone countries in the world. Increased frequency of natural disasters, such as cyclones, floods and drought, is likely to undermine poverty reduction efforts. Coping strategies adopted by the poor such as reducing food intake, withdrawing children from school and selling productive assets increase the vulnerability of low-income households and worsen people’s prospects for escaping the poverty cycle. Despite these numerous challenges, WFP is able to draw on 39 years of operations in the country to continue supporting the Government’s Poverty Reduction Strategy. WFP works in close cooperation with the Government and local as well as international NGOs to improve the food security, nutritional well-being and livelihoods of the ultra-poor. WFP also supports communities vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, with a focus on building community and household preparedness and resilience through innovative food and cash for work and training programmes.The aim of WFP’s Nutrition Strategy in Bangladesh is to support the government in breaking the intergenerational cycle of under nutrition by giving priority to a child’s first 1000 days of life. WFP is actively engaged in the initiatives Renewed Efforts Against Child Hunger and Under nutrition (REACH) and Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) which provide the principal coordination mechanisms.To promote the nutritional status of undernourished children under two, pregnant and nursing women and adolescent girls WFP provides specialized nutritious foods. These distributions are complemented by behavior change communication aimed at improving nutrition and hygiene practices. These sessions are attended by young women and mothers, other caretakers of undernourished children as well as a wider audience of community members.Nursing mothers and pregnant women are trained in a community nutrition and health education project - part of WFP’s Improving Maternal and Child Nutrition (IMCN) programme, funded by the EU. Women learn hygiene, breastfeeding, nutrition practices and child care as well as better techniques for growing vegetables. They receive fortified foods and have their own, and their babies’ nutritional condition monitored by government-run community clinics.   Under WFP guidance the FSUP Nutrition Program in Serajganj District is implemented by National Development Program (NDP), Technical Assistance is gngiven by Action Contre La Faim Internationale (ACF International).  Minara Khatun is 16 years old. She became pregnant in July and was admitted into the program as lactating mother. She delievered her baby on the 15-11-12. The baby's weight at birth was 3.3 kg (normally the weight is around 2.5 kg).  "Since I joined the programme I feel much better, I am less weak and I have gained weight. The food I receive from WFP is nutritious and it is easy to cook and eat."  The FSUP (Food Security for Ultra Poor) Nutrition Program in Serajganj District is implemented by National Development Program (NDP), Technical Assistance is given by Action Contre La Faim Internationale (ACF International) and food is provided by WFP.  Photo: WFP/Rein Skullerud
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Bangladesh - November 2012 Kandarpara Village, Sadar district, Sirajganj   Bangladesh is one of the most disaster-prone countries in the world. Increased frequency of natural disasters, such as cyclones, floods and drought, is likely to undermine poverty reduction efforts. Coping strategies adopted by the poor such as reducing food intake, withdrawing children from school and selling productive assets increase the vulnerability of low-income households and worsen people’s prospects for escaping the poverty cycle. Despite these numerous challenges, WFP is able to draw on 39 years of operations in the country to continue supporting the Government’s Poverty Reduction Strategy. WFP works in close cooperation with the Government and local as well as international NGOs to improve the food security, nutritional well-being and livelihoods of the ultra-poor. WFP also supports communities vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, with a focus on building community and household preparedness and resilience through innovative food and cash for work and training programmes. The aim of WFP’s Nutrition Strategy in Bangladesh is to support the government in breaking the intergenerational cycle of under nutrition by giving priority to a child’s first 1000 days of life. WFP is actively engaged in the initiatives Renewed Efforts Against Child Hunger and Under nutrition (REACH) and Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) which provide the principal coordination mechanisms. To promote the nutritional status of undernourished children under two, pregnant and nursing women and adolescent girls WFP provides specialized nutritious foods. These distributions are complemented by behavior change communication aimed at improving nutrition and hygiene practices. These sessions are attended by young women and mothers, other caretakers of undernourished children as well as a wider audience of community members. Nursing mothers and pregnant women are trained in a community nutrition and health education project - part of WFP’s Improving Maternal and Child Nutrition (IMCN) programme, funded by the EU. Women learn hygiene, breastfeeding, nutrition practices and child care as well as better techniques for growing vegetables. They receive fortified foods and have their own, and their babies’ nutritional condition monitored by government-run community clinics. Under WFP guidance the FSUP Nutrition Program in Serajganj District is implemented by National Development Program (NDP), Technical Assistance is given by Action Contre La Faim Internationale (ACF International).  In the photo: Juleka Begum 22 years old she used to be malnourished before giving birth after visitng the clinic in the village she received treatment and advice and is now healthy, has a daughter 8months named Maria."I didnt know how important is was to eat vegetables and now I know how to feed my children. Juleka is now properly nourished and healthy.  Photo: WFP/Rein Skullerud
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Bangladesh - November 2012 Kandarpara Village, Sadar district, Sirajganj   Bangladesh is one of the most disaster-prone countries in the world. Increased frequency of natural disasters, such as cyclones, floods and drought, is likely to undermine poverty reduction efforts. Coping strategies adopted by the poor such as reducing food intake, withdrawing children from school and selling productive assets increase the vulnerability of low-income households and worsen people’s prospects for escaping the poverty cycle. Despite these numerous challenges, WFP is able to draw on 39 years of operations in the country to continue supporting the Government’s Poverty Reduction Strategy. WFP works in close cooperation with the Government and local as well as international NGOs to improve the food security, nutritional well-being and livelihoods of the ultra-poor. WFP also supports communities vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, with a focus on building community and household preparedness and resilience through innovative food and cash for work and training programmes. The aim of WFP’s Nutrition Strategy in Bangladesh is to support the government in breaking the intergenerational cycle of under nutrition by giving priority to a child’s first 1000 days of life. WFP is actively engaged in the initiatives Renewed Efforts Against Child Hunger and Under nutrition (REACH) and Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) which provide the principal coordination mechanisms. To promote the nutritional status of undernourished children under two, pregnant and nursing women and adolescent girls WFP provides specialized nutritious foods. These distributions are complemented by behavior change communication aimed at improving nutrition and hygiene practices. These sessions are attended by young women and mothers, other caretakers of undernourished children as well as a wider audience of community members. Nursing mothers and pregnant women are trained in a community nutrition and health education project - part of WFP’s Improving Maternal and Child Nutrition (IMCN) programme, funded by the EU. Women learn hygiene, breastfeeding, nutrition practices and child care as well as better techniques for growing vegetables. They receive fortified foods and have their own, and their babies’ nutritional condition monitored by government-run community clinics. Under WFP guidance the FSUP Nutrition Program in Serajganj District is implemented by National Development Program (NDP), Technical Assistance is given by Action Contre La Faim Internationale (ACF International).  In the photo: Juleka Begum 22 years old she used to be malnourished before giving birth after visitng the clinic in the village she received treatment and advice and is now healthy, has a daughter 8months named Maria."I didnt know how important is was to eat vegetables and now I know how to feed my children. Juleka is now properly nourished and healthy.  Photo: WFP/Rein Skullerud
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Bangladesh - November 2012 Kandarpara Village, Sadar district, Sirajganj   Bangladesh is one of the most disaster-prone countries in the world. Increased frequency of natural disasters, such as cyclones, floods and drought, is likely to undermine poverty reduction efforts. Coping strategies adopted by the poor such as reducing food intake, withdrawing children from school and selling productive assets increase the vulnerability of low-income households and worsen people’s prospects for escaping the poverty cycle. Despite these numerous challenges, WFP is able to draw on 39 years of operations in the country to continue supporting the Government’s Poverty Reduction Strategy. WFP works in close cooperation with the Government and local as well as international NGOs to improve the food security, nutritional well-being and livelihoods of the ultra-poor. WFP also supports communities vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, with a focus on building community and household preparedness and resilience through innovative food and cash for work and training programmes. The aim of WFP’s Nutrition Strategy in Bangladesh is to support the government in breaking the intergenerational cycle of under nutrition by giving priority to a child’s first 1000 days of life. WFP is actively engaged in the initiatives Renewed Efforts Against Child Hunger and Under nutrition (REACH) and Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) which provide the principal coordination mechanisms. To promote the nutritional status of undernourished children under two, pregnant and nursing women and adolescent girls WFP provides specialized nutritious foods. These distributions are complemented by behavior change communication aimed at improving nutrition and hygiene practices. These sessions are attended by young women and mothers, other caretakers of undernourished children as well as a wider audience of community members. Nursing mothers and pregnant women are trained in a community nutrition and health education project - part of WFP’s Improving Maternal and Child Nutrition (IMCN) programme, funded by the EU. Women learn hygiene, breastfeeding, nutrition practices and child care as well as better techniques for growing vegetables. They receive fortified foods and have their own, and their babies’ nutritional condition monitored by government-run community clinics. Under WFP guidance the FSUP Nutrition Program in Serajganj District is implemented by National Development Program (NDP), Technical Assistance is given by Action Contre La Faim Internationale (ACF International).  In the photo: Juleka Begum 22 years old she used to be malnourished before giving birth after visitng the clinic in the village she received treatment and advice and is now healthy, has a daughter 8months named Maria."I didnt know how important is was to eat vegetables and now I know how to feed my children. Juleka is now properly nourished and healthy.  Photo: WFP/Rein Skullerud
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Bangladesh - November 2012 Kandarpara Village, Sadar district, Sirajganj   Bangladesh is one of the most disaster-prone countries in the world. Increased frequency of natural disasters, such as cyclones, floods and drought, is likely to undermine poverty reduction efforts. Coping strategies adopted by the poor such as reducing food intake, withdrawing children from school and selling productive assets increase the vulnerability of low-income households and worsen people’s prospects for escaping the poverty cycle. Despite these numerous challenges, WFP is able to draw on 39 years of operations in the country to continue supporting the Government’s Poverty Reduction Strategy. WFP works in close cooperation with the Government and local as well as international NGOs to improve the food security, nutritional well-being and livelihoods of the ultra-poor. WFP also supports communities vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, with a focus on building community and household preparedness and resilience through innovative food and cash for work and training programmes. The aim of WFP’s Nutrition Strategy in Bangladesh is to support the government in breaking the intergenerational cycle of under nutrition by giving priority to a child’s first 1000 days of life. WFP is actively engaged in the initiatives Renewed Efforts Against Child Hunger and Under nutrition (REACH) and Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) which provide the principal coordination mechanisms. To promote the nutritional status of undernourished children under two, pregnant and nursing women and adolescent girls WFP provides specialized nutritious foods. These distributions are complemented by behavior change communication aimed at improving nutrition and hygiene practices. These sessions are attended by young women and mothers, other caretakers of undernourished children as well as a wider audience of community members. Nursing mothers and pregnant women are trained in a community nutrition and health education project - part of WFP’s Improving Maternal and Child Nutrition (IMCN) programme, funded by the EU. Women learn hygiene, breastfeeding, nutrition practices and child care as well as better techniques for growing vegetables. They receive fortified foods and have their own, and their babies’ nutritional condition monitored by government-run community clinics. Under WFP guidance the FSUP Nutrition Program in Serajganj District is implemented by National Development Program (NDP), Technical Assistance is given by Action Contre La Faim Internationale (ACF International).  In the photo: Juleka Begum 22 years old she used to be malnourished before giving birth after visitng the clinic in the village she received treatment and advice and is now healthy, has a daughter 8months named Maria."I didnt know how important is was to eat vegetables and now I know how to feed my children. Juleka is now properly nourished and healthy.  Photo: WFP/Rein Skullerud
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Bangladesh - November 2012 Kandarpara Village, Sadar district, Sirajganj   Bangladesh is one of the most disaster-prone countries in the world. Increased frequency of natural disasters, such as cyclones, floods and drought, is likely to undermine poverty reduction efforts. Coping strategies adopted by the poor such as reducing food intake, withdrawing children from school and selling productive assets increase the vulnerability of low-income households and worsen people’s prospects for escaping the poverty cycle. Despite these numerous challenges, WFP is able to draw on 39 years of operations in the country to continue supporting the Government’s Poverty Reduction Strategy. WFP works in close cooperation with the Government and local as well as international NGOs to improve the food security, nutritional well-being and livelihoods of the ultra-poor. WFP also supports communities vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, with a focus on building community and household preparedness and resilience through innovative food and cash for work and training programmes. The aim of WFP’s Nutrition Strategy in Bangladesh is to support the government in breaking the intergenerational cycle of under nutrition by giving priority to a child’s first 1000 days of life. WFP is actively engaged in the initiatives Renewed Efforts Against Child Hunger and Under nutrition (REACH) and Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) which provide the principal coordination mechanisms. To promote the nutritional status of undernourished children under two, pregnant and nursing women and adolescent girls WFP provides specialized nutritious foods. These distributions are complemented by behavior change communication aimed at improving nutrition and hygiene practices. These sessions are attended by young women and mothers, other caretakers of undernourished children as well as a wider audience of community members. Nursing mothers and pregnant women are trained in a community nutrition and health education project - part of WFP’s Improving Maternal and Child Nutrition (IMCN) programme, funded by the EU. Women learn hygiene, breastfeeding, nutrition practices and child care as well as better techniques for growing vegetables. They receive fortified foods and have their own, and their babies’ nutritional condition monitored by government-run community clinics. Under WFP guidance the FSUP Nutrition Program in Serajganj District is implemented by National Development Program (NDP), Technical Assistance is given by Action Contre La Faim Internationale (ACF International).  In the photo: Juleka Begum 22 years old she used to be malnourished before giving birth after visitng the clinic in the village she received treatment and advice and is now healthy, has a daughter 8months named Maria."I didnt know how important is was to eat vegetables and now I know how to feed my children. Juleka is now properly nourished and healthy.  Photo: WFP/Rein Skullerud
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Bangladesh - November 2012 Kandarpara Village, Sadar district, Sirajganj   Bangladesh is one of the most disaster-prone countries in the world. Increased frequency of natural disasters, such as cyclones, floods and drought, is likely to undermine poverty reduction efforts. Coping strategies adopted by the poor such as reducing food intake, withdrawing children from school and selling productive assets increase the vulnerability of low-income households and worsen people’s prospects for escaping the poverty cycle. Despite these numerous challenges, WFP is able to draw on 39 years of operations in the country to continue supporting the Government’s Poverty Reduction Strategy. WFP works in close cooperation with the Government and local as well as international NGOs to improve the food security, nutritional well-being and livelihoods of the ultra-poor. WFP also supports communities vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, with a focus on building community and household preparedness and resilience through innovative food and cash for work and training programmes. The aim of WFP’s Nutrition Strategy in Bangladesh is to support the government in breaking the intergenerational cycle of under nutrition by giving priority to a child’s first 1000 days of life. WFP is actively engaged in the initiatives Renewed Efforts Against Child Hunger and Under nutrition (REACH) and Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) which provide the principal coordination mechanisms. To promote the nutritional status of undernourished children under two, pregnant and nursing women and adolescent girls WFP provides specialized nutritious foods. These distributions are complemented by behavior change communication aimed at improving nutrition and hygiene practices. These sessions are attended by young women and mothers, other caretakers of undernourished children as well as a wider audience of community members. Nursing mothers and pregnant women are trained in a community nutrition and health education project - part of WFP’s Improving Maternal and Child Nutrition (IMCN) programme, funded by the EU. Women learn hygiene, breastfeeding, nutrition practices and child care as well as better techniques for growing vegetables. They receive fortified foods and have their own, and their babies’ nutritional condition monitored by government-run community clinics. Under WFP guidance the FSUP Nutrition Program in Serajganj District is implemented by National Development Program (NDP), Technical Assistance is given by Action Contre La Faim Internationale (ACF International).  In the photo: Juleka Begum 22 years old she used to be malnourished before giving birth after visitng the clinic in the village she received treatment and advice and is now healthy, has a daughter 8months named Maria."I didnt know how important is was to eat vegetables and now I know how to feed my children. Juleka is now properly nourished and healthy.  Photo: WFP/Rein Skullerud
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Bangladesh - November 2012 Kandarpara Village, Sadar district, Sirajganj   Bangladesh is one of the most disaster-prone countries in the world. Increased frequency of natural disasters, such as cyclones, floods and drought, is likely to undermine poverty reduction efforts. Coping strategies adopted by the poor such as reducing food intake, withdrawing children from school and selling productive assets increase the vulnerability of low-income households and worsen people’s prospects for escaping the poverty cycle. Despite these numerous challenges, WFP is able to draw on 39 years of operations in the country to continue supporting the Government’s Poverty Reduction Strategy. WFP works in close cooperation with the Government and local as well as international NGOs to improve the food security, nutritional well-being and livelihoods of the ultra-poor. WFP also supports communities vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, with a focus on building community and household preparedness and resilience through innovative food and cash for work and training programmes. The aim of WFP’s Nutrition Strategy in Bangladesh is to support the government in breaking the intergenerational cycle of under nutrition by giving priority to a child’s first 1000 days of life. WFP is actively engaged in the initiatives Renewed Efforts Against Child Hunger and Under nutrition (REACH) and Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) which provide the principal coordination mechanisms. To promote the nutritional status of undernourished children under two, pregnant and nursing women and adolescent girls WFP provides specialized nutritious foods. These distributions are complemented by behavior change communication aimed at improving nutrition and hygiene practices. These sessions are attended by young women and mothers, other caretakers of undernourished children as well as a wider audience of community members. Nursing mothers and pregnant women are trained in a community nutrition and health education project - part of WFP’s Improving Maternal and Child Nutrition (IMCN) programme, funded by the EU. Women learn hygiene, breastfeeding, nutrition practices and child care as well as better techniques for growing vegetables. They receive fortified foods and have their own, and their babies’ nutritional condition monitored by government-run community clinics. Under WFP guidance the FSUP Nutrition Program in Serajganj District is implemented by National Development Program (NDP), Technical Assistance is given by Action Contre La Faim Internationale (ACF International).  In the photo: Juleka Begum 22 years old she used to be malnourished before giving birth after visitng the clinic in the village she received treatment and advice and is now healthy, has a daughter 8months named Maria."I didnt know how important is was to eat vegetables and now I know how to feed my children. Juleka is now properly nourished and healthy.  Photo: WFP/Rein Skullerud
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