Breastfeeding in Emergencies: The Struggles of New Mothers in the World’s Largest Refugee Camp

Tracy Dube is a WFP nutritionist in Cox’s Bazar, the world's largest refugee camp. On this episode of Hacking Hunger, she gives us a firsthand look into what takes to fight malnourishment in this crisis.

Rohingya Crisis: A Firsthand Look Into The World’s Largest Refugee Camp

Hear one aid worker's account of feeding a makeshift city of 1 million Rohingya refugees—and the new threat that now looms.

Children at War: Seven Stories From the Most Dangerous Places on Earth

Hunger is especially cruel to children. And it's a daily reality for millions of them – a scale that’s difficult for most of us to imagine.

War Is Devastating. But It’s Great for One Thing: Hunger

Conflict – in all of its destructive forms – is the #1 reason millions of people are suffering from hunger. The scale is difficult to comprehend.

WFP Executive Board Sees Lifesaving Work in Cox’s Bazar

Under a partnership with IOM and UNHCR, WFP has built 50,000 sqm of new roads, repaired 85,000 sqm of existing roads and stabilized 280,000 sqm of slopes.

How Conflict Drives Hunger

Conflict is the #1 cause of hunger in the world. It uproots families, destroys economies, ruins infrastructure and brings agricultural production to a halt.

WFP Provides Innovative Assistance to Flood-Affected People in North Western Bangladesh

With more than 700 rivers, Bangladesh is increasingly seeing the impact of climate change. To help, 5,000 households have now received $53 through an innovative forecast-based financing project.

Government of Bangladesh and WFP Working Together to Lift Rural Women Out of Extreme Poverty

With an investment of $72 million, the Government is set to reach 100,000 women with livelihood training, behavior change education and food assistance.

Zero Hunger Generation: Cox’s Bazar

Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh is home to the world’s largest refugee camp. Nearly one million refugees live there and the World Food Programme is providing lifesaving assistance to 95 percent of them.

Hamida and her child Sumaira in Kutapalong Camp, Bangladesh

"I am very happy now, there is enough space, my children can move freely, they can play around."

Hacking Hunger – Episode 33: Breastfeeding in Emergencies

With one million people, Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh is the world’s largest refugee camp, and 80 percent are women and children. Tracy Dube, a WFP nutritionist in the camp, talks about the challenges that pregnant mothers, new moms and young children face in this pop-up city.

An Engineer’s Life Inside Cox’s Bazar, the World’s Largest Refugee Camp

There are more than 900,000 people living as refugees in Cox’s Bazar and WFP is providing life-saving assistance to more than 95% of them.

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attacks escalate in northwest syria

Thousands have fled their homes in the middle of winter.  Hundreds have been killed.

Children are dying from cold and hunger.

YOU can save them.

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