Myanmar: Stop Second Wave of Deaths by Hunger

by World Food Program USA


The World Food Program (WFP) is delivering 8,500 tons of food to victims of the devastating cyclone. Help WFP to feed 750,000 people still in need of immediate food assistance in the next 6 months.
total raised
monthly donors
years active


A devastating tropical cyclone struck Myanmar on the 2nd and 3rd May causing huge destruction and tremendous loss of life: 134,000 dead or missing. The World Food Program has distributed 8,500 tons of food to support 2.4 million people who remain homeless and hungry. However, more than 1.1 million people still don’t have adequate food, water or shelter. Help prevent a second wave of deaths from malnutrition and disease. WFP aims to feed 750,000 people in great need over the next six months.


WFP continues to distribute rice and beans, and high-energy biscuits for children. WFP is seeking to provide a full basket of rice, beans, cooking oil and salt to assist people in immediate need.

Long-Term Impact

The project will feed 750,000 people in Myanmar still in need of immediate food assistance in the next 6 months, and save the victims from the danger of deaths from malnutrition and disease.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).



Organization Information

World Food Program USA

Location: Washington, DC - USA
Website: http:/​/​
Project Leader:
Meredith Slater
Development Associate, Friends of the WFP
Washington, DC United States

Retired Project!

This project is no longer accepting donations.

Still want to help?

Find another project in Myanmar or in Disaster Recovery that needs your help.
Find a Project

Learn more about GlobalGiving

Teenage Science Students
Vetting +
Due Diligence


Woman Holding a Gift Card
Gift Cards

Young Girl with a Bicycle

Sign up for the GlobalGiving Newsletter

WARNING: Javascript is currently disabled or is not available in your browser. GlobalGiving makes extensive use of Javascript and will not function properly with Javascript disabled. Please enable Javascript and refresh this page.