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HELP US SAVE CHILDREN FROM HUNGER

All children deserve to have enough to eat. But today, a child dies every 10 seconds from hunger. We need your help to send lifesaving food to the world's most vulnerable children.

Saving Lives. Changing Lives.

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 109 million of the world’s most vulnerable people in more than 80 countries this year.

What Causes Hunger?

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Emergencies

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

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Photo: WFP/Arete/Fredrik Lerneryd For International Day of Peace, Meet Rebecca: A Mother of Four Building Peace in the World's Hungriest Country

In honor of International Day of Peace, we're spotlighting a peacebuilding project working to ease tensions and resolve conflict in the world's largest hunger crisis. 

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Photo: WFP/Hussam Al Saleh Meet Abeer, Ghada, Heyam, Radha and Samira: Five Entrepreneurs Breaking the Glass Ceiling With Fresh Vegetables in Syria

After being friends, neighbors and farmers for years, five women in Tartous, Syria decided to come together and start their own business.

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Photo: WFP/Sophie Smeulders Fighting Childhood Hunger One Pea at a Time

“I’ve not only seen the health of my children improve, but the health of my community. Our children are strong now," says Emeldah.

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Take the Global Hunger Quiz

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You pick the topic, and for every correct answer 10 grains of rice are donated to change lives around the world!

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