WFP Chief and COP28 President Call for Urgent Climate Action to Reduce Rising Humanitarian Needs

Today, Cindy McCain, the executive director of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), and Dr. Sultan Al Jaber, the president of the UN Conference on Climate Change (COP28), called for urgent action to scale up climate action in fragile and conflict-affected settings.

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World Food Program USA Statement on Afghanistan Earthquake

WFP has worked in Afghanistan since 1963, providing food assistance and resilience support to vulnerable communities impacted by conflict, natural disasters and economic instability.

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Tech Meets Purpose: Google.org and World Food Program USA’s Joint Mission for a Zero Hunger World

We sat down with Alex Diaz, Google.org’s Senior Manager of AI for Social Good, to learn how artificial intelligence, innovation, and anticipatory actions are paving the way for a Zero Hunger world.

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WFP Prepares Response as Tropical Storm Franklin Bears Down on the Dominican Republic and Haiti

Tropical Storm Franklin is bringing heavy rains, floods, storm surges and strong winds. The U.N. World Food Programme is prepositioning food in both the Dominican Republic and Haiti for the most vulnerable communities in the storm's path.

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World Food Program USA Statement on Pakistan Flooding

Following the Government of Pakistan’s request for support, the U.N. World Food Programme is rapidly expanding its food assistance to 500K people.

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Cyclone Batsirai Slams Into Madagascar, Destroying Villages and Displacing Nearly 50,000

Cyclone Batsirai made landfall in Madagascar on Saturday evening with wind gusts of 146 mph. At least six people are confirmed dead and nearly 50,000 are displaced.

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Our Climate Crisis: $100 Billion Dollar Promises, COP27 and Crucial Reports to Keep an Eye out for in 2022

Take a look at some of the key things to watch out for in 2022 that could influence the state of the climate crisis and the direction we are heading in.  

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In the Village of Ayok-Hong, South Sudanese Farmers Are Countering Climate Change – One Plot of Land at a Time

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is providing South Sudanese farmers with "climate-smart training" to make the most of their land and yield stronger harvests.

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COP26: “To Fix the Climate Crisis We Must Address Broken Food Systems”

WFP's Climate and Disaster Risk Reduction Chief Gernot Laganda on the common solution to two great problems: the climate crisis and global hunger.

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WFP Boosts Its Ongoing Support in Haiti as Quake Compounds Miseries

The earthquake rattled people who were already struggling to feed their families due to economic and climate shocks, and insecurity.

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Haiti Earthquake: “It’s Hard to See People With Nowhere to Sleep – Especially the Kids”

WFP’s Marianela González reports from areas affected by the 7.2 magnitude quake that struck the country on August 14.

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Statement From World Food Program USA President and CEO on Earthquake in Haiti

All of us at WFP USA have been heartbroken by the startling images of grieving families and devastated communities coming out of Haiti following the 7.2 magnitude earthquake on Saturday.

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