Nigeria and WFP Pioneer Use of Rickshaws and Boats to Get Food and Cash to Coronavirus-Affected City Hotspots

Hungry Nigerian families are being plunged deeper into poverty during coronavirus. We're getting creative with our delivery solutions.

Fighting Hunger With Peanuts, Potassium & Plumpy’Sup

Thanks to peanuts, this pre-packaged, ready-to-eat food doesn't require water or cooking and it's saving lives around the world.

This Is What Extreme Hunger Looks Like Through the Eyes of Seven Small Children, Told in Photos

What does malnutrition do to the body of a young child? The effects are devastating, with lifelong consequences for children and their communities. Here are seven of their stories.

The Price of Safety in Nigeria’s Deadly Conflict

The four walls (and no roof) that Osman and his family call home is a building formerly used as a toilet. It took them four days to clean out. But still, his family is comparatively lucky.

The Women and Girls Uprooted by Boko Haram

With their homes destroyed and their husbands killed, the women and children who fled Boko Haram in Nigeria, Chad and Cameroon have nowhere to turn.

In Nigeria, Some Traumas Are So Deep That People Lose Their Memories

"They all have terrible stories,” says Amina, whose son was kidnapped by fighters. “Some have lost loved ones along the way and some have even lost their memories because of the trauma they have suffered.”

War Is Devastating. But It’s Great for One Thing: Hunger

Conflict – in all of its destructive forms – is the #1 reason millions of people are suffering from hunger. The scale is difficult to comprehend.

Conflict

Conflict is the #1 cause of hunger in the world. It uproots families, destroys economies, ruins infrastructure and brings agricultural production to a halt.

Introduction of Hermetic Storage Reduces Food Loss in Yobe

Three-hundred farmers each received eight specially-made, airtight, 110-pound bags to protect their grains from insects, rodents, mold and moisture. The results were astonishing.

Driving Is for Men Only. This Woman Is Breaking the Myth.

The story of a wife, mother, student and a professional driver with World Food Programme in Nigeria.

Waiting in Line for Food at a Refugee Camp in Nigeria

Emergency in Nigeria

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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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The UN World Food Programme is the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize laureate

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