Meet Abeer, Ghada, Heyam, Radha and Samira: Five Entrepreneurs Breaking the Glass Ceiling With Fresh Vegetables in Syria

After being friends, neighbors and farmers for years, five women in Tartous, Syria decided to come together and start their own business.

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.  

Faces of The Displaced: A Refugee-Turned-Olympian

Six years ago, in the middle of the Aegean Sea, Yusra Mardini tread water for her life. This summer, she swam as one of 29 athletes chosen to compete in Tokyo as members of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Refugee Olympic team.

One Year Later: The First Anniversary of the Beirut Port Explosion

As Lebanon walks the road to recovery from the Beirut blast, COVID-19, and ongoing financial crises, the U.N. World Food Programme has been and will continue to be there every step of the way to provide aid.  

One Year After the Beirut Blasts, WFP Assists More People in Lebanon Than Ever Before

One year after the deadly blasts that rocked Beirut, WFP is now supporting one in six people in the country, more than at any time in its history.

Statement by WFP Executive Director on Qatari Funding for Humanitarian Operations in Yemen

Qatar’s support, part of which will go to WFP, is critical for staving off famine in Yemen and will save millions of lives.

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.

On the Brink Again: In Yemen, Safiah’s Family is One of Millions Trying to Keep Hunger at Bay

Six years of conflict have taken a devastating toll on millions of Yemeni families, and now famine is a stark reality without urgently needed funding.

Funding Crunch Forces WFP to Scale Back Food Assistance to Syrian Refugees in Jordan

WFP urgently needs funding to continue assistance to vulnerable refugees, to stop families falling into further food insecurity and deeper poverty.

WFP Triples its Support to Lebanese Families as Country Faces Unprecedented Crisis

WFP has started scaling up to assist families struggling to make ends meet amidst a severe economic downturn, skyrocketing inflation and a collapsing Lebanese pound.

WFP Ramps up Support to Yemen’s Famine Risk Areas

Escalating conflict, economic decline, rising global commodity prices and COVID-19 have all contributed to an alarming increase in acute hunger in Yemen over the last year.

It’s Tea Time at Mohamad’s House, and the Whole World’s Invited

Meet Mohamad, a tiny tea enthusiast. In 2016, he showed us how important tea is to Syrian refugees living in Lebanon.

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