For International Day of Peace, Meet Rebecca: A Mother of Four Building Peace in the World’s Hungriest Country

In honor of International Day of Peace, we're spotlighting a peacebuilding project working to ease tensions and resolve conflict in the world's largest hunger crisis. 

With Loving, Tender Care: A Tribute to Grandparents on the Frontlines of the Fight Against Childhood Hunger

In honor of Grandparents’ Day, here are six stories of grandparents bringing joy, comfort and strength to their families.  

“This New Lifestyle Gives Me Nothing but Great Joy”: Literacy Training Sets Women on the Write Track in the DRC

For International Literacy Day, meet Furaha: a farmer in the DRC who created a new life for her family thanks to literacy training through the WFP and FAO.

WFP Provides Food to Thousands Displaced from Goma After Volcano Eruption

WFP has started providing emergency food rations to people displaced from their homes in Goma by the sudden eruption of Nyiragongo volcano.

Teachers Play a Vital Role in Keeping Kids Fed and Healthy Around the World. Meet Six of These Heroes.

Teachers offer guidance, friendship, socialization - and in the most difficult places, even structure, comfort and food. Teachers go above and beyond - especially in countries where WFP works.

Over 65% of the World’s Hungriest People Live in Just Ten Countries. Why?

Conflict is a vicious force, and one that's pushed 88 million innocent civilians to the most extreme levels of hunger imaginable. Nearly all of them live in the same places.

Scale of Acute Hunger in the Democratic Republic of the Congo “Staggering,” FAO, WFP Warn

One in three people in the DRC are suffering from acute hunger. This makes the central African country home to the highest number of people in urgent need of food security assistance in the world.

WFP Chief Visits DR Congo, Highlights Need to Strengthen Communities Amidst Conflict and Displacement

Conflict, displacement and disease have taken a devastating toll on the people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), pushing millions into hunger and desperation.

Mustering Hope to Reduce Global Hunger in 2021

WFP never abandons hope. We're applying it in spades to roll back one of the most severe hunger catastrophes in our six decades of existence.

Food Is the First Line of Defense Against AIDS

Many people don’t realize the strong link between hunger and AIDS, but it is one of the major reasons why I became president and CEO of World Food Program USA.

Children at War: Six Stories From the Most Dangerous Places on Earth

Hunger is terrible, but especially cruel to children. And it's a daily reality for millions of them – a scale that’s difficult for most of us to imagine.

War Devastates Kids, Communities and Countries. But It’s Great for One Thing: Hunger

Conflict – in all of its destructive forms – is the #1 reason millions of people are suffering from hunger. The scale is difficult to comprehend.

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