New U.S. Funding Helps WFP Scale-Up Its COVID-19 Response in Iraq

The $6.25 million will help provide food to nearly 80,000 internally displaced Iraqis and 22,000 Syrian refugees, whose needs have grown as a result of the global pandemic.

UNHCR and WFP Extend Assistance Net to Cover Displaced and Refugee Families Affected by Pandemic in Iraq

WFP is scaling up its work in Iraq to help refugees affected by the pandemic.

World Food Programme Forecasts Global Hunger Hotspots as New Decade Dawns

The sheer scale and complexity of the challenges in Africa and other regions will stretch the resources and capacity of WFP and other agencies to the limit.

WFP’s Rapid Response, Explained

WFP and UNICEF designed the simple yet innovative Integrated Rapid Response Mechanism (RRM) to deliver urgently needed supplies to families in hard-to-reach areas.

Reuniting After Escaping ISIS

On the front lines of war and hunger in Iraq, the military offensive to reclaim the city of Mosul from ISIS has caused tens of thousands of families to flee. Hear one aid worker’s account of how this displacement has led to an unlikely reunion with loved ones -- and food -- after years of separation and hunger.

Hacking Hunger – Episode 15: Reuniting After Escaping ISIS

We talk to a WFP communications officer on the front lines of conflict in Iraq.


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Emergency in Lebanon

Explosion at Port of Beirut pushes families into hunger crisis: With no food and nowhere to turn they face dire consequences.

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