Monthly Archives: December 2014

Looking Beyond the Second International Conference on Nutrition

From November 19 to November 21, 2014, ministers from 193 countries met in Rome for the first time in 22 years to tackle malnutrition. At the Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2), individuals ranging from Melinda Gates to Pope Francis to Canada’s Lois Brown, the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International Development and La […]

Typhoon Hagupit Action Against Hunger

Typhoon Hagupit Makes Landfall in the Philippines

13 months after Typhoon Haiyan devastated large regions of the Philippines, the islands braced for more destruction as Super Typhoon Hagupit made landfall on Saturday night. Typhoon Hagupit (referred to locally as Ruby) hit first near Dolores in eastern Samar on Saturday morning, and struck Cataingan the following morning. While the typhoon has been downgraded […]