GSMA and UN World Food Programme Accelerate the Use of Mobile Financial Services for Humanitarian Assistance

Digital money transfers to vulnerable people mean better security, tracking, transparency, accountability - and during a pandemic, safety.

Statement From WFP USA CEO on Explosion in Lebanon

We are extremely saddened by the immense devastation and loss caused by an explosion at the Port of Beirut in Lebanon. The Lebanese people need our support now more than ever.

USAID Contributes $12 Million to WFP to Help 95,000 Families in Afghanistan Struck by the Impact of Covid-19

WFP plans to reach a total of 10.3 million Afghan people in 2020, giving $79 to each family to cover their food needs for two months at a time.

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.

New U.S. Funding Helps WFP Scale-Up Its COVID-19 Response in Iraq

The $6.25 million will help provide food to nearly 80,000 internally displaced Iraqis and 22,000 Syrian refugees, whose needs have grown as a result of the global pandemic.

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.

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Emergency in Lebanon

Explosion at Port of Beirut pushes families into hunger crisis: With no food and nowhere to turn they face dire consequences.

Rush lifesaving aid today.

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