Nutrition Crisis Looms as More Than 39 Billion in-School Meals Missed Since Start of Pandemic – UNICEF and WFP

School meals, often the one nutritious daily meal that children get, must be prioritized in school reopening plans.

Mustering Hope to Reduce Global Hunger in 2021

WFP never abandons hope. We're applying it in spades to roll back one of the most severe hunger catastrophes in our six decades of existence.

Conflict & COVID-19

A Former Miss USA, New York Times columnist and WFP’s Assistant Executive Director share their accounts of how global hunger is threatening the health and security of billions of people around the world.

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.

If Every American Adult Gave Us Six Dollars a Month, We’d Be Fully Funded

The American private sector and the U.S. government stepped up in a big way this year to meet rapidly rising global hunger. We still need $15 billion dollars.

Stepping Up to the Growing Hunger Emergency in Yemen

Most of us would have to strain to imagine what life would be like if 80 percent of all the people around us were in desperate need of humanitarian assistance. For the people of Yemen, that is the relentless reality.

UN Agencies’ Alarm at Worsening Hunger in South Sudan

Conflict, floods and COVID-19 are pushing more people into extreme hunger.

The Future of International Relief: Co-Creation With the Private Sector

As we move into the next decade, we need to re-imagine how we do our work. What technologies and approaches could we develop in the future to solve humanitarian crises?

Conrad N. Hilton Foundation Grants $500,000 to Support Lifesaving Food Assistance in Burkina Faso and Burundi

Conflict-ridden Burkina Faso is one of four nations teetering on the brink of famine. The Hilton Foundation’s contribution is critical in addressing urgent hunger here.

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. 

A Nobel Peace Prize for United Nations World Food Programme’s Accomplishments and Growing Challenges Ahead

Much as we are humbled by and proud of the Nobel Committee’s ultimate acknowledgment of all we've done, we are just as grateful to it for highlighting the growing need in the immediate future.

Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony and Content – December 10th

The Nobel recognition of the United Nations World Food Programme comes as famine again threatens millions of people, especially in four conflict-affected countries.

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