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Deadly flooding has left a trail of hunger and poverty in its wake. The people of Pakistan will need support for many months to recover from this devastating disaster. They urgently need your help today.

Saving Lives. Changing Lives.

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has been on the frontlines of the world’s worst hunger crises, fighting hunger and famine since 1962. Right now we’re taking on our largest scale-up ever, providing lifesaving meals to 152 million of the world’s most vulnerable people in more than 120 countries and territories this year.

What Causes Hunger?

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When conflict erupts or natural disaster strikes, WFP is there. It feeds families on the front lines of our planet’s most dangerous and complicated crises.

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WFP's Programs

Sending emergency relief. Providing school meals. Helping small-scale farmers. WFP is providing solutions to help the world’s hungriest people.

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See the Latest Stories of Hunger & Hope
Photo: WFP/Gabriela Vivacqua/2022 Food Crisis Tightens Its Grip on 19 Hunger Hotspots

The latest Hunger Hotspots report calls for urgent humanitarian action to save lives and prevent famine in hotspot countries where severe hunger is expected to worsen from October 2022 to January 2023.

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Photo: WFP/Evelyn Fey/2021 What Are the UN’s Humanitarian Agencies?

Each United Nations agency has a specific purpose and specialized roles. During emergencies, many come together and collaborate to provide comprehensive humanitarian assistance – including WFP.

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Photo: WFP/Rein Skullerud/2022 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Grants $32 Million to World Food Program USA in Support of the United Nations World Food Programme’s Response to Global Hunger Crisis

WFP will use the Church’s funds to provide food and other critical assistance to 1.6 million of the most vulnerable people in nine countries including Afghanistan, Haiti and South Sudan.  

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