US Against Hunger: The Intersection of Hunger, Conflict, and COVID-19

Humanitarian Crisis Looms in Southern Madagascar as Drought and Pandemic Double Number of Hungry People

With malnutrition rates spiraling and children forced to beg to help their families eat, urgent action is needed to prevent a crisis.

Funds for Emergency Food Assistance Run Dry as Millions Face Hunger Season in Zimbabwe

The ‘lean’ season risks pushing some 6.9 million people - nearly half of the country's population - into hunger by its March peak.

WFP Chief Urges World to Use Its Wealth to Prevent Famine in Nobel Acceptance Speech

This Nobel Peace Prize is more than a thank you. It is a call to action as 270 million people march toward starvation. 

U.S. Government Supports WFP to Tackle Hunger and Boost the Livelihoods of Vulnerable Communities in Malawi

Fish farming, micro-irrigation and flood-control barriers: we're working with communities in Malawi to make sure they can feed themselves and withstand climate shocks.

Here’s How U.N. Volunteers Help Us Feed Hungry People Around the World

More than 800 U.N. Volunteers have served with WFP in the past decade, helping us save lives in over 70 countries.

US Against Hunger: As COVID-19 Has Intensified the Global Hunger Crisis, WFP’s Response Has Intensified to Match It

This is a “failure is not an option” moment. At a time when our own wellbeing is inextricably tied up with others' around the globe, we will be better off only when others are, too.

Hunger and Domestic Violence: How Today’s Food Aid Builds Dams, Fills Bellies & Empowers Women

Patience Mauhura has a message for women: Don't wait for your husbands. Think outside the box. Use your hands and your brains. It's time to work hard.

Winning the Peace in Humanitarian Emergencies

Conflict, displacement, natural disasters: they’ve left 149 million people facing severe levels of hunger. Here's why and how it happens.

U.N. World Food Programme Mobilizes Resources for Hurricane Iota Landfall

In Nicaragua, some 80,000 families are at risk. We have shipped drinking water, storage containers, and 275 metric tons of rice, beans and vegetable oil in response.

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Hurricane Eta Leaves Millions in Central America Needing Urgent Food Assistance

Eta arrived at the worst time, making life harder for millions of people already hard hit by years of erratic weather and the socioeconomic crisis COVID-19 caused.

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