WFP has been fighting hunger and famine since 1962, providing lifesaving meals to nearly 100 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 100 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 100 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

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Photo: WFP/Saikat Mojumder Bars & Biscuits: How Two Hungry Little Girls Stay Nourished, and in School, With Our Help

When kids living through war and displacement drop out of school, that often means missing the school meals that might be their only real source of nutrition. Here are a few bite-sized solutions.

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Photo: WFP/Badre Bahaji Stop Wasting Food. Start Feeding Children.

In Malawi, a group of farmers has learned how to fight food waste and turn a profit. The money now pays for things like food, school fees, soap and livestock.

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Photo: WFP/Adrian Hartrick Statement From WFP USA CEO on Explosion in Lebanon

We are extremely saddened by the immense devastation and loss caused by an explosion at the Port of Beirut in Lebanon. The Lebanese people need our support now more than ever.

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From Our Blog

Bars & Biscuits: How Two Hungry Little Girls Stay Nourished, and in School, With Our Help

When kids living through war and displacement drop out of school, that often means missing the school meals that might be their only real source of nutrition. Here are a few bite-sized solutions.

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News Releases

WFP Chief Pledges Support to Lebanon and Its People as Country Faces Multiple Shocks

We're scaling up rapidly to reach 1 million people across the country - including thousands of Beirut families devastated by the blast.

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