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Photo: WFP/Gabriela Vivacqua A Meal Around the World: What a Plate of WFP Food Looks Like in 9 of the World's Hungriest Countries

What do severely hungry people eat for dinner? Despite the challenges around them, they carry on culinary traditions, preserve family recipes and build community with what little they have.

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Photo: WFP/Matteo Cosorich Hunger and Domestic Violence: How Today's Food Aid Builds Dams, Fills Bellies & Empowers Women

Patience Mauhura has a message for women: Don't wait for your husbands. Think outside the box. Use your hands and your brains. It's time to work hard.

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Photo: WFP/Marco Frattini Winning the Peace in Humanitarian Emergencies

Conflict, displacement, natural disasters: they’ve left 149 million people facing severe levels of hunger. Here's why and how it happens.

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Photo: WFP/Marco Frattini Of Food, Life and Death: A Look Back at Mohamed's Story

WFP cameraman Marco Frattini reflects on his experience documenting the world’s largest humanitarian crisis in Yemen.

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Photo: WFP/Hugh Rutherford Meet SHERP: The All-Terrain Vehicle Helping Us Save Lives in the Hardest-to-Reach Places

Meet the river fording, jungle trekking, all-terrain vehicle that's helping us get food to people in the most remote places. 

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Photo: WFP/Mohammed Awadh Op-Ed: We’ve Averted Famine in the Past — We Must Do It Again

In fragile and conflict-hit countries, it’s not the virus itself that will do most harm. It’s the missed vaccinations, the missed education and the missed daily wages that means a family can’t eat.

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Press Releases

United States Provides $119 Million to WFP for School Meals in Five Countries

The money will enable WFP to feed about 841,000 children, which couldn't come at a more critical time after COVID-19 closures.

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WFP Appeals for Urgent Funding to Support Ethiopian Refugees in Sudan

More than 30,000 Ethiopians have crossed across into Sudan, fleeing conflict in their home region. We urgently need additional funding to save their lives.

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U.N. World Food Programme Mobilizes Resources for Hurricane Iota Landfall

In Nicaragua, some 80,000 families are at risk. We have shipped drinking water, storage containers, and 275 metric tons of rice, beans and vegetable oil in response.

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Op-Eds

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Photo: WFP/Mohammed Awadh Op-Ed: We’ve Averted Famine in the Past — We Must Do It Again

In fragile and conflict-hit countries, it’s not the virus itself that will do most harm. It’s the missed vaccinations, the missed education and the missed daily wages that means a family can’t eat.

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Photo: UN Mozambique/Karel Prinsloo Schools, Health and Nutrition — Why Coronavirus Demands a Rethink of Education

Carmen Burbano, Director of School Feeding at the World Food Programme, says we must rethink the entire education system or risk a "generational catastrophe."

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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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