UKRAINE IN CRISIS
Once a breadbasket of the world, Ukraine's people now wait in breadlines and face a growing hunger crisis.
The war in Ukraine is triggering a wave of collateral hunger across the globe and threatening food security for millions of families. Humanitarian needs are multiplying by the hour.
WFP is aiming to reach 4.8M Ukrainians
One in three households in Ukraine is hungry today
Over 14 million Ukrainians have been displaced
CBS 60 Minutes: WFP in Ukraine
Over 7 million Ukrainians, mostly women, children and elderly, have already fled the country and sought refuge in the neighboring countries. Some 7 million people have been internally displaced from their homes.
HOW WE'RE HELPING THE UKRAINIAN PEOPLE
Conflict is the main driver of hunger and food insecurity in the world. WFP is on the ground inside Ukraine and neighboring countries to provide critical food assistance to those affected by this devastating war.
WFP delivers monthly food kits and ready-to-eat food rations, primarily in the southern and eastern parts of Ukraine where supply chains and markets are no longer functional.
To date, WFP has transferred over $200 million dollars to Ukrainians in need. Those eligible for cash-based assistance receive $75 – $22 per month, depending on a family’s size.
On behalf of the United Nations, WFP is in Ukraine and a number of neighboring countries to lead the emergency telecommunications and logistics clusters.