COVID-19: ‘Children in the frontline’

Two World Food Programme nutrition experts on how to protect the most vulnerable during the Coronavirus pandemic

Urgent International Support Needed to Prevent Millions of Desperate Zimbabweans Plunging Deeper Into Hunger

“The COVID pandemic risks even wider and deeper desperation,” said Eddie Rowe, WFP’s Country Director. “We must all do our utmost to prevent this tragedy turning into a catastrophe.”

UN Response Depot Pivotal in Dealing With COVID-19 in Latin America and Caribbean

The United Nations Humanitarian Response Depot (UNHRD) in Panama has already airlifted more than eight tons of supplies, including COVID-19 kits, to 24 countries.

COVID-19: How to Stay Safe

With hundreds of thousands of people infected around the world, the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is threatening the globe. Here is some basic information on what COVID-19 is and how we can protect ourselves.

Number of Hungry People Spikes in Central Sahel as COVID-19 Looms

“Our message to the world is clear: Look away now and the consequences will be no less than catastrophic,” says Chris Nikoi, WFP’s Regional Director for West Africa.

Iranian Refugees Volunteer to Produce Masks for COVID-19 Efforts

Iran has been one of the countries hit hardest by COVID-19. In that context, 170 refugees have come forward to give back to their community.

You Asked, We Answered: How Is WFP Helping Mothers and Babies During the Coronavirus Pandemic?

The key to ending malnutrition is not a mystery, nor does it require a high-tech innovation. It starts with the first 1,000 days of a child's life. And it starts with the mother.

Hacking Hunger – Episode 43: COVID-19 and the 5 Major Threats it Poses to Global Food Security

Less than 20 percent of people living in low-income countries have access to social protections of any kind, and even fewer have access to food-based safety nets. Dr. Chase Sova, WFP USA senior director of public policy and research, tells us what the experts are saying on COVID impact.

New Digital Map Shows Terrible Impact of COVID-19 on School Meals Around the World

As well as displaying global totals, the map shows how many children are affected in each country, with real-time data indicating both the scale of the challenges and the need for solutions.

In Photos: A Look Inside WFP’s Global Coronavirus Response

During this unprecedented time, it's vital that WFP maintains its food assistance that offers a lifeline to millions. See how WFP is responding during the Coronavirus outbreak.

COVID-19 Outbreak: The Twin Threats of Hunger and Pandemic

Right now, COVID-19 is affecting all of us. It makes no distinction between individuals or countries, and it is spreading quickly across the world.

COVID-19 Outbreak: Children Left Without Meals

As the coronavirus continues to spread, it is having dire consequences on the health and nutrition of school children and their families.

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URGENT: Covid-19 is threatening to push the world’s hungriest people to unthinkable extremes.

Desperate families in countries like Zimbabwe, Yemen and Syria need help RIGHT NOW.

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