COVID-19: Millions at Risk of Severe Food Insecurity in Latin America and Caribbean

The coronavirus could push 10 million more people into hunger across Latin America and the Caribbean. Here's how WFP plans to respond.

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.

Hunger Could Double in East Africa and the Horn in Months as Coronavirus Spreads

The socio-economic impact of coronavirus in East Africa and the Horn could kill more people than the pandemic itself.

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.

UNHCR and WFP Extend Assistance Net to Cover Displaced and Refugee Families Affected by Pandemic in Iraq

WFP is scaling up its work in Iraq to help refugees affected by the pandemic.

On National Nurses Day, We Salute Healing Heroes Working in the Toughest Places Around the World

It's National Nurses Day, and we're taking a moment to recognize some of the most crucial members of our global community. Meet the nurses working alongside WFP to save lives.

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.

This Is How Humanitarian Telecoms Hubs Are Racing to Beat COVID-19

Information is one of the most important weapons in a pandemic. Here's how WFP tech hubs are scaling up to help.

Afghans Face Down Hunger As They Suffer From the Impact of the Coronavirus Pandemic

Three Afghans share their stories of getting help from WFP. They're the reason funding is needed to survive the pandemic.

As Zimbabweans Go Hungry, Here’s How Coronavirus Is Making Everything Even Worse – Especially for Women and Girls

A single mother in Zimbabwe struggles under the threat of coronavirus: her crops are failing, her children are out of school and food is increasingly scarce. Here's how WFP is helping.

UN Humanitarian Agencies Appeal for $15 Million for Joint COVID-19 Response for Sahrawi Refugees in Algeria

Coronavirus has exacerbated the lives of refugees who've been living in the Sahara Desert for the past 45 years. Here's our appeal, and how we plan to help.

How WFP Classifies Crises and Why COVID-19 Is at the Top

On March 30, WFP officially classified the COVID-19 crisis as an L3 emergency. But what, exactly, does this mean?

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