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Photo: WFP/Saikat Mojumder Bars & Biscuits: How Two Hungry Little Girls Stay Nourished, and in School, With Our Help

When kids living through war and displacement drop out of school, that often means missing the school meals that might be their only real source of nutrition. Here are a few bite-sized solutions.

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Photo: WFP/Badre Bahaji Stop Wasting Food. Start Feeding Children.

In Malawi, a group of farmers has learned how to fight food waste and turn a profit. The money now pays for things like food, school fees, soap and livestock.

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Photo: WFP/Adrian Hartrick Statement From WFP USA CEO on Explosion in Lebanon

We are extremely saddened by the immense devastation and loss caused by an explosion at the Port of Beirut in Lebanon. The Lebanese people need our support now more than ever.

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Photo: WFP/Mohammed Awadh Coronavirus Threatens to Push Millions of Children Into Malnutrition: The Time to Act Is Now

There is no time to wait. The choices we make today will determine millions of children's futures for months, years and decades to come.

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Photo: WFP/Gabriella Cladellas Alaa Fed Her Baby Sugar Water, and 6 More Stories of Raising Infants Without Food.

How can moms breastfeed if they can’t feed themselves? What role do fathers play in infant nutrition? How do refugee parents find food in a war zone? These are their stories.

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Photo: Photo: WFP/Mohammed Awadh Cheers to International Day of Friendship! Meet Seven Sets of Companions Making the Best out of Life

We all need the warmth of friendship to survive and thrive: Luckily we have plenty. Here are some of our favorites from across the globe.

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Op-Eds

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Photo: WFP/George Fominyen School Meals Funding Is an Invaluable Investment in Humanity

Hungry children do not build prosperous economies or peaceful societies. School meals represent one of the most affordable and effective investments we can ever make in humanity.

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Photo: AP/Anupam Nath The Private Sector Can Play a Role in Easing World Hunger

Mark Kennedy, chairman of the Economic Club of Minnesota, and Rick Leach, WFP USA CEO, explain how the private sector and charities can work together.

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Photo: REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins What Got You Here Won’t Get You There: Hunger in Latin America

What can be done to get progress in Latin America back on track? Andy Jarvis, a data scientist at CIAT, and Chase Sova, sr. director of public policy at WFP USA weigh in.

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In the News

WFP Chief Pledges Support to Lebanon and Its People as Country Faces Multiple Shocks

We're scaling up rapidly to reach 1 million people across the country - including thousands of Beirut families devastated by the blast.

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Media Alert: World Food Program USA Raising Critical Funds for Beirut Recovery

World Food Program USA stands by the Lebanese people during this challenging time and is committed to supporting their immediate needs and long-term recovery.

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XO Records CEO Wassim 'Sal' Slaiby in Collaboration With Global Citizen Launch Urgent ‘Global Aid For Lebanon’ Campaign to Benefit Victims of the Beirut Tragedy

This urgent fundraiser - kicked off with a $250,000 donation from Sal & Rima Slaiby - will support the Lebanese Red Cross, the United Nations World Food Programme and Children’s Cancer Center of Lebanon.

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