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

Photo: WFP/Nicolás Cabrera Top Five Ways Climate Change Drives Hunger

Right now, 80 percent of the world’s hungry people live in areas prone to natural disasters and extreme weather, which creates exactly the right conditions for hunger to take hold. Here are the top five ways extreme weather leads to hunger.

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Photo: WFP/Nicolás Cabrera Forced to Restart Her Life, Twice

Armed conflict forced Leticia and her family to flee Colombia 20 years ago. Now, the crisis in Venezuela is forcing her to return to her country empty-handed. This is her story.

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Photo: WFP USA History's Hunger Heroes: Bob Dole

Bob Dole has dedicated his career to public service and hunger relief.

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