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/Reem Nada COVID-19: 'Children in the frontline'

Two World Food Programme nutrition experts on how to protect the most vulnerable during the Coronavirus pandemic

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Photo: WFP/Mohammed Nasher COVID-19: How to Stay Safe

With hundreds of thousands of people infected around the world, the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is threatening the globe. Here is some basic information on what COVID-19 is and how we can protect ourselves.

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Photo: WFP/Amin Roshan Iranian Refugees Volunteer to Produce Masks for COVID-19 Efforts

Iran has been one of the countries hit hardest by COVID-19. In that context, 170 refugees have come forward to give back to their community.

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From Our Blog

COVID-19 Outbreak: The Twin Threats of Hunger and Pandemic

Right now, COVID-19 is affecting all of us. It makes no distinction between individuals or countries, and it is spreading quickly across the world.

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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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