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Around the world, climate change, war and extreme poverty are hitting women and girls hardest.

WFP has been on the front lines fighting hunger and famine since 1962, providing 15 billion meals to more than 90 million of the world’s most vulnerable people in more than 80 countries each year.

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Photo: AP/CARE/Josh Estey How Extreme Weather Is Pushing More People Into Hunger

The two devastating cyclones that have hit Mozambique in the space of just over a month seem to confirm something climate scientists have been saying for a while: the weather is becoming more unpredictable, and extreme events more frequent.

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Photo: WFP/Badre Bahaji Around the World in 1,000 Days

Good nutrition from conception to a child’s second birthday ensures a healthy start in life. Mothers — and fathers — across the globe share their experiences.

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Blow After Blow
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Blow After Blow

As Mozambique reels from the consequences of Cyclone Idai, Cyclone Kenneth hits the north of the country.

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Of Food, Life and Death - Yemen
Of Food, Life and Death - Yemen

Yemen is the world’s worst humanitarian crisis. WFP cameraman Marco Frattini recently traveled to the country to document the human impact of its four-year civil war. What he saw is something he’ll never forget.

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