U.S. Government Supports WFP to Tackle Hunger and Boost the Livelihoods of Vulnerable Communities in Malawi

Fish farming, micro-irrigation and flood-control barriers: we're working with communities in Malawi to make sure they can feed themselves and withstand climate shocks.

U.N. World Food Programme Mobilizes Resources for Hurricane Iota Landfall

In Nicaragua, some 80,000 families are at risk. We have shipped drinking water, storage containers, and 275 metric tons of rice, beans and vegetable oil in response.

Statement From WFP USA CEO on Explosion in Lebanon

We are extremely saddened by the immense devastation and loss caused by an explosion at the Port of Beirut in Lebanon. The Lebanese people need our support now more than ever.

Health and Humanitarian Air Lifeline Under Threat as Funds Run Out

WFP is moving huge volumes of supplies around the world to fight the pandemic. But without substantial funding, this work could come to a halt before the end of July.

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.

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.

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.

Coronavirus

The latest updates on COVID-19's impact on global hunger and what WFP is doing to make sure the world's most vulnerable people have the food they need to survive.

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.

Statement From WFP USA Regarding Coronavirus

Right now, WFP’s primary focus is continuing to fulfill its mission to get lifesaving food to millions of people around the world while protecting the safety and health of its staff.

Hunger Threatens Over Half of the Population in South Sudan

Hunger is projected to get progressively worse between now and July, due mainly to depleted food stocks and high food prices. “The food security situation is dire,” said Matthew Hollingworth, WFP’s Country Director.

Small Radio Stations Saved Lives Before Cylone Idai Wiped Them Out. See What They’re Doing Now.

“Move to higher ground!” “Keep your family together!” “Keep your phones charged and dry!” These were the warnings that rang out in the hours before the storm hit.

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