Who WFP
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Serving the world's most vulnerable people

From displaced families to schoolchildren and subsistence farmers, WFP provides 4.3 million tons of food to 1000 million people each year.

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Families in Crisis

Natural disasters, poverty, persecution, conflict and extreme weather turn people’s lives upside down.  WFP helps them stay in their homes, get the food they need, build infrastructure and get back on their feet.

Photo: WFP/Bruno Djoyo
Children

Children are innocent victims of the forces that causes hunger. They are the most vulnerable to malnutrition and can face a lifetime of ill health as a result. WFP ensures they get the nutrients and education they deserve.

Photo: WFP/Annabel Symington
Women & Girls

In nearly two-thirds of countries around the world, women are more likely than men to suffer from hunger and malnourishment. WFP provides them with the food and resources they need to reach their full potential.

Photo: WFP/Francisco Fion
Farmers

It’s a cruel irony that half the world’s hungry people are small-scale farmers. They rely on modest gardens to feed their families, yet they lack basic modern resources to make the most of their crops.

See Their Stories

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Photo: WFP In Honor of Take Your Dog to Work Day, Meet Foxtrot!

If you haven't met Foxtrot the humanitarian pup yet, you're in for a treat. On Take Your Dog to Work Day, we're sharing pics of our pups who've turned everyday into a holiday.

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Photo: WFP/Marco Frattini History's Hunger Heroes: Ertharin Cousin

The former WFP executive director has left a legacy of feeding people and improving lives at home and abroad.

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Photo: WFP/Rein Skullerud This Father’s Day, We’re Honoring Dads Around the World Fighting to Feed Their Kids

This fathers day, we're taking a look at how dads around the world do what they can to keep their families safe in the face of conflict, displacement and hunger.

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History’s Hunger Heroes: Dwight Eisenhower

President Eisenhower helped create a lasting legacy of food assistance throughout the world.

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History’s Hunger Heroes: JFK

“Food is strength, and food is peace, and food is freedom, and food is a helping hand to people around the world whose good will and friendship we want."

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Photo: Foodhini Shawarmas From Syria: One Refugee Chef’s Story

Chef Majed fled Syria, was a refugee in Jordan and now is a successful chef at Foodhini, an online restaurant exclusively featuring immigrant and refugee chefs.

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I want to help save lives.

When they are forced from their homes by conflict or can’t leave because they don’t have the means, WFP makes sure the most vulnerable people get the food and resources they need to survive and thrive.

Food saves lives, feeds dreams, and changes futures.

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