WFP Expands School Meals Program in Venezuela

WFP is expanding its school meals program in Venezuela to reach more than 110,000 students and school staff in the northwest of the country, building on a pilot program that started in July 2021 in the state of Falcón.

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 last year to meet rapidly rising global hunger. As we enter the new year, we still need your support - more than ever.

World AIDS Day: Cash Grants Help People Living With HIV in Côte D’Ivoire Overcome Stigma

In Côte d'Ivoire, WFP works closely with local partners to provide people living with HIV with critical food and nutrition assistance. 

Food, Feed & Fuel: What’s Behind the Recent Rise in Global Food Prices? 

What is driving the current rise in food prices and how does it affect the world’s most vulnerable people? 

Daniel Brühl Named Global Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations World Food Programme

As conflict, climate change and the impact of the pandemic increase global hunger, Brühl joins the world’s largest humanitarian organization in its mission to reach a world with Zero Hunger.

WFP Warns of Countdown to Catastrophe as Severe Hunger Reaches New Peak

WFP warns today hat the number of people teetering on the edge of famine in 43 countries has risen to 45 million, as severe hunger spikes around the world.

$6.6 Billion Dollars Won’t End World Hunger, but It Could Save the 42 Million People Knocking on Famine’s Door

$6.6 billion would reel 42 million people back from the precipice, by providing a meal a day for the next year. Without immediate emergency food assistance, they will face starvation.

For World Statistics Day, Read These 10 Quick Facts on Hunger and WFP’s Lifesaving Work

Despite the health and hunger crises triggered by COVID-19, WFP has remained the world’s largest humanitarian organization and provider of school meals. For World Statistics Day, here are 10 significant facts about COVID-19, hunger and our work.

600 Tons of Ugly Fruits and Veggies Find New Life Feeding Thousands of Peruvians

Fruits and vegetables that were previously thrown away are being transformed into nutritious meals in soup kitchens across Lima, Peru.

In a World of Wealth, 9 Million People Die Every Year From Hunger, WFP Chief Tells Food System Summit

WFP Executive Director Beasley has called on world leaders to make food security a reality for all and to build a stronger, healthier planet through better food systems.

Restore, Reach and Improve: School Meals Coalition Aims to Give Every Child the Opportunity to Have a Nutritious Meal by 2030

As the world begins recovering from COVID-19, restoring school meals programs is an urgent priority. These programs transform lives and serve as platforms for improving education and food systems globally. 

Airborne Vaccine: The Flights Taking on COVID-19 in South Sudan

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)-managed United Nations Humanitarian Air Service takes critical assistance to vulnerable people, including COVID-19 vaccines.


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