Amina was held captive for 11 months by armed fighters in Nigeria. She went on to run a WFP-supported soup kitchen capable of serving porridge and beans to more than 100 people a day.
Conflict is a vicious force, and one that's pushed innocent civilians to the most extreme levels of hunger imaginable. Nearly all of them live in the same places.
WFP warns that it may soon be forced to cut food rations to more than half a million women, men and children in northeastern Nigeria unless urgent funding is secured.
In honor of Grandparents’ Day, here are six stories of grandparents bringing joy, comfort and strength to their families.
Thanks to peanuts, this pre-packaged, ready-to-eat food doesn't require water or cooking and it's saving lives around the world.
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.
The Nobel recognition of the United Nations World Food Programme comes as famine again threatens millions of people, especially in four conflict-affected countries.
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.
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.
In fragile and conflict-hit countries, it’s not the virus itself that will do most harm. It’s the missed vaccinations, the missed education and the missed daily wages that means a family can’t eat.
Burkina Faso, northeastern Nigeria, South Sudan and Yemen are facing famine from a toxic combination of conflict, economic decline, climate extremes and coronavirus.
Conflict – in all of its destructive forms – is the #1 reason millions of people are suffering from hunger. The scale is difficult to comprehend.