Funding Crunch Forces WFP to Cut Food Assistance in South Sudan

WFP will suspend food assistance for more than 100,000 displaced people in parts of South Sudan starting in October as part of a prioritization exercise driven by funding shortages this year.

Statement from World Food Program USA President and CEO on Afghanistan

Through our commitment to Afghanistan, we will do everything we can to reach vulnerable families in their time of great need.

Afghanistan: WFP Committed to Averting Humanitarian Crisis as One in Three People go Hungry

WFP remains dedicated to maintaining humanity, impartiality, neutrality and operational independence as it seeks to serve the people of Afghanistan.

WFP Delivers Food to Another 1 Million People in Tigray, but Is Only Reaching Half of Those It Should Be

WFP delivered food to over a million people in the northwest and parts of southern Tigray in June and July under the second round of distributions, despite numerous challenges.

Funding Gaps Hamper WFP’s Lifesaving Operations as Hunger Deepens in Myanmar

WFP warned today that its lifesaving operations in Myanmar are being held back by a major funding shortfall, with over 70 percent of its funding needs over the coming six months still unmet.

Faces of The Displaced: A Refugee-Turned-Olympian

Six years ago, in the middle of the Aegean Sea, Yusra Mardini tread water for her life. This summer, she swam as one of 29 athletes chosen to compete in Tokyo as members of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Refugee Olympic team.

Cheers to Friendship! Meet Seven Sets of Companions Making the Best out of Life

We all need the warmth of friendship to survive and thrive: Luckily we have plenty. Here are some of our favorites from across the globe.

Shawarmas From Syria: One Refugee Chef’s Story

Chef Majed fled Syria, was a refugee in Jordan and now is a successful chef at Foodhini, an online restaurant exclusively featuring immigrant and refugee chefs.

Displacement Crisis Driving Up Hunger Rates in Northern Mozambique as Families Flee Violence

WFP warns that without urgent funding, one of the world’s fastest-growing displacement crises in northern Mozambique risks becoming a hunger emergency.

Cameroon: Cooperatives Create Family Bonds and Foster Friendship for Displaced Women

A resilience-building initiative backed by WFP and Korea is empowering communities recovering from displacement — and enabling new friendships.

WFP Resumes Operations to Reach 2 Million People With Emergency Food Assistance in Tigray

WFP has resumed its operations in the Tigray region of Ethiopia after fighting halted the emergency response last week.

American Hunger Heroes: General MacArthur

General MacArthur ordered an extensive child feeding program for Japan, including school meals. It would prove to be one of MacArthur's most important orders, even if it was lesser known.

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