Hacking Hunger: Episode 46 – “Everything Changed Overnight.” WFP USA CEO Barron Segar on Navigating a Global Crisis

Three months after Barron Segar joined WFP USA as president and CEO, disaster struck. COVID-19 hit and uprooted life as we knew. We spoke with him about how he's leading through unprecedented times.

COVID-19: Millions at Risk of Severe Food Insecurity in Latin America and Caribbean

The coronavirus could push 10 million more people into hunger across Latin America and the Caribbean. Here's how WFP plans to respond.

AGCO Agriculture Foundation Donates $100,000 to WFP USA for WFP COVID-19 Emergency Response

Through the Foundaiton's COVID-19 Aid Program, it will match donations made on its website with a $100,000 grant in support of WFP.

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.

WFP and Government of Bangladesh Deliver High-Energy Biscuits to School Children Affected by COVID-19 School Closures

WFP has teamed up with the Bangladeshi Government to make sure kids missing school meals during COVID-19 shutdowns are getting the nutrition they need.

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.

WFP USA Selected as Salesforce’s Charity of Choice

Salesforce announced it's donating $150,000 toward WFP USA’s fundraising campaign for the United Nations World Food Programme's COVID-19 emergency response and will promote its partnership through a series of virtual events.

UNHCR and WFP Extend Assistance Net to Cover Displaced and Refugee Families Affected by Pandemic in Iraq

WFP is scaling up its work in Iraq to help refugees affected by the pandemic.

UNICEF USA & WFP USA Appeal for More Funding in Global COVID-19 Effort

The CEOs of these global nonprofits urge the United States to increase its support of COVID-19 response efforts.

On National Nurses Day, We Salute Healing Heroes Working in the Toughest Places Around the World

It's National Nurses Day, and we're taking a moment to recognize some of the most crucial members of our global community. Meet the nurses working alongside WFP to save lives.

COVID-19: Humanitarian Air Deliveries to Africa Ramped up With Dispatch From UN’s New Cargo Hub in Belgium

With air travel at a standstill, how do frontline responders get the supplies they need? WFP's new network of logistic hubs will bridge the gap.

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