World Food Programme to Assist Largest Number of Hungry People Ever, as Coronavirus Devastates Poor Nations

“The frontline in the battle against the coronavirus is shifting from the rich world to the poor world,” said David Beasley, WFP’s Executive Director.

In Honor of Take Your Dog to Work Day, Meet Foxtrot!

If you haven't met Foxtrot the humanitarian pup yet, you're in for a treat. On Take Your Dog to Work Day, we're sharing pics of our pups who've turned everyday into a holiday.

United States Contributes $10 Million to Support Hungry Zimbabweans in Urban Areas

The contribution will provide almost 100,000 people with $13 a month, enabling them to meet almost two-thirds of their daily food requirements.

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.

‘We Can Now Collect Food With Dignity’

This women's history month, Rohingya women share their stories of feeding their families under the most extreme conditions imaginable. How will history remember them?

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.

WFP Launches Food Voucher Program for Vulnerable Families Still Affected by Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas

Each voucher will provide a family with a two-month supply of food - including meat, fish and fresh produce – and the ability to purchase other essential household items.

WFP Provides Cash Assistance in Zimbabwe’s Poorest Urban Area and Plans to Expand in 2020

As a result of this year’s severe drought, economic downturn and Cyclone Idai, around 8 million people have been pushed into severe hunger in Zimbabwe.

WFP Assistance Rescues Yemen From the Brink but Struggle Continues for Millions

WFP has achieved an unprecedented expansion of food assistance in Yemen, scaling it up by 50 percent. But still, over 11 million people continue to face a daily struggle of finding enough food.

WFP Executive Board Sees Lifesaving Work in Cox’s Bazar

Under a partnership with IOM and UNHCR, WFP has built 50,000 sqm of new roads, repaired 85,000 sqm of existing roads and stabilized 280,000 sqm of slopes.

How Conflict Drives Hunger

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

Life Without Water: Poverty & Hunger in Honduras

Maria's family invested all their money in corn crops, then watched them wither away from drought. Now they're struggling to put food on the table and praying for rain.

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