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.

Yemen Teeters on the Brink as Conflict and Economic Crises Grind On

Yemen is one of the most complex operating environments in the world, and millions are suffering. We need increased funding to help the country turn a corner.

WFP Chief Pledges Support to Lebanon and Its People as Country Faces Multiple Shocks

We're scaling up rapidly to reach 1 million people across the country - including thousands of Beirut families devastated by the blast.

Coronavirus Threatens to Push Millions of Children Into Malnutrition: The Time to Act Is Now

There is no time to wait. The choices we make today will determine millions of children's futures for months, years and decades to come.

Health and Humanitarian Air Lifeline Under Threat as Funds Run Out

WFP is moving huge volumes of supplies around the world to fight the pandemic. But without substantial funding, this work could come to a halt before the end of July.

A Day in the Life of Your Dollar at WFP

We go to work at sunrise in the world’s worst hunger crises. Your dollar powers an international response that brings lifesaving food to 100,000,000 people every day.

Tropical Storm Amanda Severely Impacts Food Security of 340,000 Salvadorans

A destructive tropical storm is pushing even more people into hunger in El Salvador. Here's how WFP is helping.

World Food Programme Resumes Direct Deliveries of Emergency Food to South Sudan From Kenya

A newly re-opened route from Kenya is helping WFP get essential food aid to struggling areas of South Sudan for the first time since 2018.

The Coolest Job You’ve Never Heard of: Keeping 4M Tons of Food From Going Bad

Extreme temperatures. Dropped from a plane. Springing leaks. These are the food safety considerations of the largest hunger-fighting organization in the world.

Food Donation From the U.S. Helps Children Stay in School and Learning

A shipment of rice and lentils has arrived to Laos from the US: the donation will feed kids in Laos once schools reopen in September.

Hunger Could Double in East Africa and the Horn in Months as Coronavirus Spreads

The socio-economic impact of coronavirus in East Africa and the Horn could kill more people than the pandemic itself.

Accra Launches Regional COVID-19 Response Hub to Maintain Life-Saving Operations in Africa as Coronavirus Spreads

It's part of a global hub-and-spokes flight system for medical and humanitarian supplies, transporting health workers to the front lines of the pandemic.

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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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