WFP has been on the front lines fighting hunger and famine since 1962, reaching over 90 million of the world’s most vulnerable people every year.

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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Featured Stories

You Asked, We Answered: How Is WFP Helping Mothers And Babies?

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Photo: AP/CARE/Josh Estey How Extreme Weather Is Pushing More People Into Hunger

The two devastating cyclones that have hit Mozambique in the space of just over a month seem to confirm something climate scientists have been saying for a while: the weather is becoming more unpredictable, and extreme events more frequent.

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Photo: WFP/Badre Bahaji Around the World in 1,000 Days

Good nutrition from conception to a child’s second birthday ensures a healthy start in life. Mothers — and fathers — across the globe share their experiences.

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