One year passed since the beginning of the exodus of an estimated 706,000 Rohingya refugees from Rakhine State, Myanmar to Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh following what the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights called a “textbook example” of ethnic cleansing. The newly arrived Rohingya in Cox’s Bazar have joined hundreds of thousands who were part of previous waves of displacement from Myanmar.
Food for the Hungry to respond to desperate need for emergency relief following disastrous flooding
PHOENIX (August 20, 2018) – The people of the southwestern state of Kerala, India, are in urgent need of assistance, following the worst destructive flooding that has hit the nation in over a century. Officials have confirmed that the rainfalls during its annual monsoon season were over double that of a typical season in some areas.
Written by Sara Chambers
Every year our team compiles a country update for all child sponsors. This update shares what has been happening in the country where their sponsored child lives and gives them a glimpse into the real work that’s happening in the communities where Food for the Hungry (FH) works.
This year, we wanted to dive in a little deeper to one of the most profound programs that FH implements in each community across the world, cascade groups.
By Gary Edmonds, Food for the Hungry
The World Health Assembly global resolution to promote breastfeeding — and whether the U.S. delegation sided with corporate interests of the $70 billion-dollar baby formula industry in trying to undermine the measure — has been making headlines and spiraling into a frenzy of confusion on the true value of breastfeeding.
WRITTEN BY GARY EDMONDS
The word genocide begs a violent connotation. It fills my mind with images of rage and unrelenting noise. It kills with machetes and fire. But not all genocides move with the quick pace of a beating heart. Some are slow and calculated. Some kill with the mere denial of food and healthcare. All of them deliberate and horrific.
Africa Regional Resource Development Director
The location of this position is to be determined.
The Reg. Resource Development Director will lead the FH Africa Region in public grants acquisition, with a focus on multilateral and non-USG bilateral grants. This position will also provide support in reporting and donor compliance for all public grants. Within the framework of FH’s Vision and Mission, the primary result of this position is to work towards a multi-faceted program of Community Transformation.
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Country Director Dominican Republic
The Country Director (CD) serves as FH’s chief representative in Dominican Republic. The CD provides leadership to and manages all FH programs and staff in FH DR. Within the framework of the FH Heartbeat, the CD develops and is responsible for delivering on plans that contribute to the achievement of the Strategic Plan goals, summarized by the graduation of communities, moving people out of poverty, and increasing relief capacity.