How Blockchain Technology Is Helping Refugees Grocery Shop in Conflict Zones

Bassam and his children fled conflict in Syria, landing at a refugee camp in Jordan. He tries hard to shop for ingredients from home to share with his kids. That loving errand has been made much easier with blockchain technology.

Handmade Toys by the World’s Most Resilient Children

It's remarkable what young ones can do with so little - especially when they're living on the front lines of war and hunger.

Stepping Up to the Growing Hunger Emergency in Yemen

Most of us would have to strain to imagine what life would be like if 80 percent of all the people around us were in desperate need of humanitarian assistance. For the people of Yemen, that is the relentless reality.

Nine out of Ten Syrian Refugee Families in Lebanon Are Now Living in Extreme Poverty, UN Study Says

The economic downturn, steep inflation, COVID-19 and the Beirut blast have pushed Syrian refugees in Lebanon to the brink.

WFP, Lebanese Ministries of Education Provide Food Assistance for Families of Students Attending Public Schools

Our partnership is protecting children and helping families cope with the impact of multiple crises by sending food straight to their homes. 

Coding Out of Conflict: How Technology Can Help Refugees Rebuild Their Lives After War

Technology is changing the future of work, and there’s no reason refugees should be left behind in the process. Enter EMPACT.

A Nobel Peace Prize for United Nations World Food Programme’s Accomplishments and Growing Challenges Ahead

Much as we are humbled by and proud of the Nobel Committee’s ultimate acknowledgment of all we've done, we are just as grateful to it for highlighting the growing need in the immediate future.

Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony and Content – December 10th

The Nobel recognition of the United Nations World Food Programme comes as famine again threatens millions of people, especially in four conflict-affected countries.

Window to Prevent Famine in Yemen Is Narrowing, UN Agencies Warn

Levels of hunger across the country are reaching record high levels. But we have prevented famine in Yemen before, and we can do it again.

WFP USA Launches US Against Hunger Series With Focus on Intersection of Hunger, Conflict & COVID-19

Humanitarian advocate Rima Fakih and NYTimes columnist Nicholas Kristof joined WFP's Valerie Guarnieri and moderator Femi Oke for a lively exchange on how this triple threat has upended the health and security of billions of people around the world.   

With Continued Support From the United States, WFP Assists Thousands of Vulnerable Families in Iraq

This fresh support from USAID comes at a crucial time when COVID-19 and disrupted food access is harming already vulnerable Iraqi families.

Of Food, Life and Death: A Look Back at Mohamed’s Story

WFP cameraman Marco Frattini reflects on his experience documenting the world’s largest humanitarian crisis in Yemen.

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