WFP has been fighting hunger and famine since 1962, providing lifesaving meals to nearly 100 million people in more than 80 countries each year.

WFP's WORK

Ongoing Emergencies

60 percent of the world's hungry live in just eight countries. Here are the top six.

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Drivers of Hunger

Conflict, extreme weather, natural disasters and extreme poverty. Ending hunger is a big challenge, but together it's solvable.

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Who WFP Serves

Communities in crisis, displaced families, women and children. WFP provides more than 100 million people with food assistance every year.

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WFP Programs

From food aid to cash vouchers and school meals, WFP does whatever it takes to feed the world's most vulnerable and hungry people.

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Food WFP Delivers

See the different kinds of food WFP delivers to hungry families across the globe.

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Where WFP Works

WFP feeds more than 100 million people in more than 80 countries worldwide.

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U.S. Global Food Security Policy

History of U.S. Global Food Security Policy

We work with Congress to advance policies that ensure the world's most vulnerable people have access to nutritious food.

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Reports and Publications

Read the WFP USA research that shapes policy on key food security and humanitarian issues.

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Policy Resources

Take a look at the data that helps us achieve our policy and advocacy goals.

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Featured Stories

“It Makes Me Sad Some People Don’t Get to Eat.” Seven-Year-Old Boy Donates His Savings to World Food Program USA

“I asked him how much he wanted to give,” his father Paul said about his son's gift, “and he told me to just take it all.”

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Photo: WFP/Giulio d'Adamo Birds, Bees and Bats: We Need an Environmental Intervention Today to Achieve Zero Hunger

We need biodiversity to sustain and expand the world’s food supply. To achieve zero hunger, our agricultural and food system interventions need to double as environmental interventions.

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Photo: WFP/Edward Johnson It’s Tea Time at Mohamad’s House, and the Whole World's Invited

Meet Mohamad, a tiny tea enthusiast and Syrian refugee living in Lebanon. His is a story about how important tea is to communities around the world who rely on WFP for help.

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From Our Blog

“It Makes Me Sad Some People Don’t Get to Eat.” Seven-Year-Old Boy Donates His Savings to World Food Program USA

“I asked him how much he wanted to give,” his father Paul said about his son's gift, “and he told me to just take it all.”

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News Releases

WFP USA welcomes eBay chief compliance officer Molly Finn to its board of directors

 As a board member, Ms. Finn  will support World Food Program USA’s advocacy and fundraising on behalf of the United Nations World Food  Programme.

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