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WFP Receives Nobel Peace Prize

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The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has been on the front lines of the world’s worst hunger crises, fighting hunger and famine since 1962. Right now we’re taking on our largest scale-up ever in response to COVID-19, providing lifesaving meals to 138 million of the world’s most vulnerable people in more than 80 countries this year.

The #1 Cause of Hunger

Violence, war, persecution. No matter what you call it, conflict is the number one driver of hunger in the world, affecting more people today than any other time in the last two decades.

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COVID-19 Fueling Hunger

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Top Emergencies

These are the seven largest and most urgent humanitarian crises on the planet: Yemen, Syria, the Democratic Republic of Congo, South Sudan, Nigeria, Mozambique and the Sahel.

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Looming Famine

New data on the impact of the pandemic is shocking: It threatens to double the number of severely hungry people this year. WFP is undertaking its biggest response ever to serve 138M of them.

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WFP's Programs

Sending emergency relief. Providing school meals. Helping small-scale farmers and restoring land. WFP is constantly seeking solutions to help the world’s hungriest people survive and become self-sufficient.

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Stories of Hunger & Hope

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While Many Women Celebrate Progress This Year, 500 Million Are Still Left Behind

It's International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, and despite earning less, studies show that when women earn an income, they reinvest 90% of it back into their families and communities.

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Exploited and Trafficked: Education Saves Girls in India and Bangladesh From Gender-Based Violence

This World Food Day, World Food Program USA is proud to announce two new grantees for the Catherine Bertini  Trust Fund for Girls’ Education.

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Photo: WFP USA Food Waste vs. Food Loss: Know the Difference and Help #StopTheWaste Today

Global hunger isn’t about a lack of food. There’s enough to feed all of us. Unfortunately, one third of all the food produced for humans never actually gets eaten.

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