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.

New Report Shows Hunger Is Due to Soar as Coronavirus Obliterates Lives and Livelihoods

Countries across Africa, Latin America, the Caribbean, the Middle East and Asia could be crushed under the weight of famine during the pandemic. Here's what WFP wants to do to help.

Pope Francis Urges Help for “Small Children Who Are Hungry” in Syria and Lebanon

“There are small children who are hungry, who do not have anything to eat,” said the Pope, praying that leaders in the region would “be capable of making peace.”

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.

They Fled War to Find a Brighter Future. Now, This Power Couple is Using Their Success and Influence to Give Back.

From refugees to record-company mogul and Miss USA, Sal and Rima Slaiby tell us their stories and why they're supporting WFP USA.

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

Meet Mohamad, a tiny tea enthusiast and Syrian refugee living in Lebanon. His is a story about how important tea is to communities around the world who rely on WFP for help.

After His Blossoming Beekeeping Business Was Destroyed by Syria’s Civil War, Here’s How WFP Helped Him Rebuild It.

On World Bee Day, we take a look back at the story of one man who lost everything to civil war but found hope in honey.

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.

Iranian Refugees Volunteer to Produce Masks for COVID-19 Efforts

Iran has been one of the countries hit hardest by COVID-19. In that context, 70 refugees have come forward to give back to their community.

Hacking Hunger – Ep. 42: Inside the Lives of Women Living Through World’s Worst Humanitarian Crisis

Hunger is cruel to everyone, but it’s not completely blind. Women – especially in times of war – are more at risk. Yemen is no exception to this rule, and as the nation’s conflict drags into its fifth year, women find themselves in increasingly difficult circumstances.

Inside the Lives of Women Living Through World’s Worst Humanitarian Crisis

On this episode of Hacking Hunger, we speak with WFP's Annabel Symington in Yemen. The stories she tells us of Yemen's women are either heartbreaking or heartwarming...sometimes both.

Cash Assistance From WFP and the European Union Helps Keep Syrian Refugees in Turkey Out of Poverty

Through the program, each family member receives $22 per month, and studies show that the 1.7 million refugees mostly spend it on rent, utilities, food and other household needs.

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WFP Receives Nobel Peace Prize

Conflict is the #1 cause of hunger and we’re working on the front lines.

Yemen’s people have been hit hardest, and they urgently need YOUR help to keep from starving.

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