Refugees and IDPs face some of the toughest challenges imaginable in their search for stability. One of the worst is hunger.
WFP is expanding its school meals program in Venezuela to reach more than 110,000 students and school staff in the northwest of the country, building on a pilot program that started in July 2021 in the state of Falcón.
Ahead of International Daughters Day this Sunday, meet Edwymar and her daughter Kim on the first day they began receiving food from WFP.
WFP started its school meals program in Venezuela this week, with the first distributions of take-home rations to children and school staff.
WFP has moved its first food supplies to its logistics hub in Venezuela, as it prepares to launch its school meals program for vulnerable schoolchildren and employees in the country.
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has reached an agreement to commence operations in Venezuela with the priority of serving the most vulnerable children.
Armed conflict forced Leticia and her family to flee Colombia 20 years ago. Now, the crisis in Venezuela is forcing her to return to her country empty-handed. This is her story.
Millions of Venezuelans have fled their homes and country due to loss of livelihoods and lack of food, medicine and other basic necessities. Since 2018, the majority of Venezuelan migrants have been women, children and elderly people who are migrating to reunite with family.