A UN humanitarian convoy carrying food and medicine reaches Eastern Ghouta in November 2017.
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Emergency Response

Breaking News: Food Reaches Besieged Area in Syria

Since 2013, 400,000 people have been trapped in a besieged area of Syria without reliable access to food and medicine.

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Hundreds of displaced families in Ganyiel, South Sudan await a lifesaving airdrop of food from WFP.
Stefanie Glinski
Emergency Response

By Any Means Necessary: How WFP Is Preventing Famine in South Sudan

239 days. That’s how long the World Food Programme (WFP) has fought back famine — an unspeakable humanitarian crisis — in South Sudan. For 239 days, WFP has employed every…

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Displacement

A Firsthand Look Into The World’s Largest Refugee Camp

Hear one aid worker's account of feeding a makeshift city of 1 million Rohingya refugees—and the new threat that now looms.

M.J. Altman

A woman named Samsunnahar traveled for five days on foot to reach the Kutupalong camp in Bangladesh.
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Displacement

Stories From the Field: the Rohingya Crisis

She’s not a number, she has a name.

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A young girl holds her baby sister during a WFP food and nutrition distribution in Farajallah, South Sudan.
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Emergency Response

What You Need To Know: Preventing Famine in South Sudan

Four years of conflict in South Sudan has plunged millions of people into hunger—and time is running out.

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Emergency Response

Humanitarian Breakthrough in Yemen

The arrival of four mobile cranes in Hodeidah Port will allow the World Food Programme (WFP) to better deliver more food and humanitarian supplies to hungry families in need.

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Emergency Response

‘I Don’t Want the World to Forget’

How photographs help bring the plight of the Rohingya refugees to light

Shelley Thakral

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Emergency Response

What’s Next: WFP’s Rohingya Crisis Response

For the World Food Programme (WFP), doing good better is a guiding principle for its work fighting global hunger. And in 2018, better serving Rohingya refugees who just can’t return…

Ash Kosiewicz

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Climate Change

The Final Delivery

When Jeremias Ngwenya opened his eyes one morning last March in Mozambique, he remembers exactly how he felt. He rested upon a soft, white mattress with a faded blue flower…

Ash Kosiewicz

Saleh lies down on a bed, the skin on his eyelids is red
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Emergency Response

Hunger Crisis Worsens in Syria

As families adopt emergency coping strategies, funding shortfalls have forced the World Food Programme (WFP) to cut food assistance to displaced Syrians inside the country.

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