WFP has worked in Afghanistan since 1963, providing food assistance and resilience support to vulnerable communities impacted by conflict, natural disasters and economic instability.
These are the 10 worst hunger crises in the world today based on where the U.N. World Food Programme works and has collected recent data. The crises are ranked by the total number of people facing severe hunger in each country.
The Catherine Bertini Trust Fund for Girls’ Education works to empower women and girls with the knowledge, training, and leadership skills necessary to achieve food security and reach their full potential.
World Food Program USA is proud to announce two new grantees for the Catherine Bertini Trust Fund for Girls’ Education: The Lamia Afghan Foundation and the Galkayo Educational Centre for Peace and Development.
Refugees and IDPs face some of the toughest challenges imaginable in their search for stability. One of the worst is hunger.
WFP has delivered emergency food assistance to 18,200 people affected by the devastating earthquake that struck the Paktika and Khost provinces of Afghanistan.
WFP has rapidly deployed food and logistics equipment to support communities devastated by the June 22 earthquake that struck near the city of Khost.
Our hearts go out to families impacted by the devastating 5.9 magnitude earthquake that struck Afghanistan early this morning. We are closely monitoring the unfolding situation there and stand ready to support WFP’s response.
Lingering drought and the deep economic crisis mean unprecedented hunger will continue to threaten the lives and livelihoods of millions of people across Afghanistan.
World Food Program USA announces three new grantees for The Catherine Bertini Trust Fund for Girls’ Education: Lamia Afghan Foundation, Razia’s Ray of Hope Foundation and School of Leadership Afghanistan.
Almost overnight, Asia’s most fragile economy collapsed. For millions of people, WFP’s emergency food assistance has been a lifeline amidst chaos and uncertainty.
Over the last four months, Afghanistan has become the world’s largest humanitarian crisis. Jane Ferguson gives a heartbreaking account of her recent visit to Kabul.