WFP Assessing Support to Lebanon Following Devastating Blasts

Lebanon imports nearly 85% of its food. The severe damage to the Port of Beirut – the largest in the country – will push food prices beyond the reach of many.

Securing Sustainable Food Systems Hinges on Gender Equality

Women, especially in rural areas, are instrumental in the fight against hunger and malnutrition and in making food systems more productive and sustainable.

These Are the Top 6 Reasons Women Are Hungrier Than Men Today

In nearly two thirds of the world’s countries, women are more likely than men to suffer from hunger and food insecurity. Here are the top six reasons why.

Seeing Yemen Through the Eyes of an Award Winning Journalist: “They Might Starve”

When I came home after a recent mission to Yemen, I slammed my car door so hard that the window came out of alignment. The faces and stories of the people I'd met had stayed with me.

WFP Executive Director Visits Sudan to Meet New Government and Sends off First Barges to South Sudan

First the first time in nearly eight years, three WFP-contracted barges sailed to South Sudan with enough food to feed 370,000 people for one month.

WFP Welcomes Progress on Key Accountability Measures With Sana’a Authorities

WFP will resume food distributions for the 850,000 people in Sana’a City who have not received food rations from WFP for the last two months.

Government of Bangladesh and WFP Working Together to Lift Rural Women Out of Extreme Poverty

With an investment of $72 million, the Government is set to reach 100,000 women with livelihood training, behavior change education and food assistance.

Facing Abductions, Looting & Harassment to Reach People in South Sudan

WFP faces a dizzying number of challenges in delivering assistance to the 5 million people who need it. Abductions, looting, harassment and illegal checkpoints are only the beginning.

South Sudan Inaugurates European Union-Funded Bridge in Warrap State

The 400-foot long bridge will connect tens of thousands of people and is key not only for humanitarian operations but is expected to boost farm-to-market access and commercial activities in the region as well.

Women and Hunger

In nearly two-thirds of countries around the world, women are more likely than men to suffer from hunger and malnourishment. Read their stories and see what WFP is doing to help them achieve equality.

The 4 Pillars of Food Security

Overcoming Poverty, Violence and a 6-Hour Walk to School

“We simply believe that girls have the right to an education and deserve to have their voices heard.” - Zack Fowler, Executive Director of WISER International

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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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