WFP has been fighting hunger and famine since 1962, providing lifesaving meals to nearly 90 million people in more than 80 countries each year.

WFP's WORK

Ongoing Emergencies

60 percent of the world's hungry live in just eight countries. Here are the top six.

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Drivers of Hunger

Conflict, extreme weather, natural disasters and extreme poverty. Ending hunger is a big challenge, but together it's solvable.

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Who WFP Serves

Communities in crisis, displaced families, women and children. WFP provides more than 90 million people with food assistance every year.

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WFP Programs

From food aid to cash vouchers and school meals, WFP does whatever it takes to feed the world's most vulnerable and hungry people.

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Food WFP Delivers

See the different kinds of food WFP delivers to hungry families across the globe.

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Where WFP Works

WFP feeds more than 90 million people in more than 80 countries worldwide.

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U.S. Global Food Security Policy

History of U.S. Global Food Security Policy

We work with Congress to advance policies that ensure the world's most vulnerable people have access to nutritious food.

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Reports and Publications

Read the WFP USA research that shapes policy on key food security and humanitarian issues.

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Policy Resources

Take a look at the data that helps us achieve our policy and advocacy goals.

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Featured Stories

Photo: WFP/Badre Bahaji Stop Food Waste. Start Making Profit.

In Malawi, farmers have learned how to properly store their grains and sell them for a profit. The money now pays for things like school fees, soap and livestock.

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Scaling Up in Silicon Valley to Disrupt Global Hunger

Meet the advanced-stage innovation teams participating in the first-ever WFP Innovation Accelerator Bootcamp and Pitch Nigh in Silicon Valley.

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Silicon Valley Bootcamp Start Ups Disrupt Global Hunger

Meet the early-stage innovation teams participating in the first-ever WFP Innovation Accelerator Bootcamp and Pitch Night in Silicon Valley.

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Take Action

Take the Hunger Quiz

How much do you know about climate’s effect on global hunger? Let’s find out! The answers may surprise you.

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Sign the ZeroHunger Pledge

Families in crisis need your help. Your signature is powerful than you know. Sign our pledge today.

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Interact With Our Infographic

Climate is the 2nd leading cause of hunger. Click and scroll through our interactive infographic to learn more.

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Play the Freerice Game

For every question you answer correctly, the equivalent of 10 grains of rice are donated to WFP.

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From Our Blog

Bold and Broad Action Needed to Ensure Food is Well Grown and Well Used

The scope and scale of the world’s food imbalance and its consequences on people and the planet require bold and broad action.

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News Releases

Mozambique Cyclone and Flooding Emergency: WFP Ramps up Response

WFP stepped up food distributions in and around Beira on Wednesday, with more airdrops to people stranded by floodwaters.

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