WFP has been on the front lines fighting hunger and famine since 1962, providing 15 billion meals to over 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/Gabriela Vivacqua Climate Change & Hunger: Stories From 6 African Countries

Extreme weather events are rapidly increasing hunger and malnourishment. From hurricanes and flooding to droughts and desertification, these six stories portray the very real, very human impacts of a warming world.

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Photo: WFP/Matteo Caravani 14 Facts Linking Climate, Disasters & Hunger

Disasters disproportionately affect the world's poorest people and communities, significantly increasing hunger, malnutrition and their exposure to risk. Here are 14 key facts on the link between disasters and hunger.

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Photo: WFP/Melese Awoke Why Do Floods Follow Droughts? Look to Ethiopia.

Imagine waking up to a wave of water running across your floor and hearing your six children cry out in fear. This is what happened to Agan in Ethiopia when floods washed away everything she had.

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From Our Blog

Vulnerable People Will Suffer Most: The True Impact of Climate Change

Reknowned climate change expert Alexander Verbeek answers questions on the impact of climate change and who it will hurt the most.

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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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