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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
“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.