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 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/Djaounsede Madjiangar "I Thought You Needed a Lot of Money to Eat Well. I Was Wrong."

90% of the Burundian population depends on agriculture for their survival. Their daily diet —for both children and adults — consists mainly of cassava leaves and Irish potatoes.

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Photo: WFP/Badre Bahaji Bram Mussa Rescued Over 100 People With a Single Canoe

“The water level rose up to our elbows. My husband and I were carrying our children in our arms...We were trapped."

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60 Percent of the World’s Hungry Live in Just 8 Countries. Why?

According to two new reports , the reason is clear: Man-made conflict is the #1 driver of hunger on the planet.

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From Our Blog

An Engineer's Life Inside Cox’s Bazar, the World's Largest Refugee Camp

There are more than 900,000 people living as refugees in Cox’s Bazar and WFP is providing life-saving assistance to more than 95% of them.

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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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