WFP is harnessing the power of data to beat the clock in the emergency response

Using real-time data, WFP was able to immediately divert enough assistance to support 150,000 people following the Port of Beirut explosion last August. Photo: WFP/Malak Jaafar


WFP wins prestigious international award for advanced analytics

A woman sits with bags of WFP rice at a general food distribution in northern Mozambique. Photo: WFP/Sean Rajman


WFP staff supervise the loading of health cargo to support the COVID-19 response at the Humanitarian Response Hub in Liège, Belgium. WFP/Valentin Bianchi


How small local shops can be tools to fight hunger

Lekoane Busa, a local grocery retailer in Pontseng, Quthing district, Lesotho, faced business challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Photo: WFP/‘Malehloa Letsie


COVID-19 made 2020 one of WFP’s most challenging years yet, but thanks to UK funding, our life-saving programmes have continued in Mozambique

Photo: WFP/Chico Carneiro


As the World Food Programme receives the Nobel Peace Prize medal, 5 staffers look back at responses to conflict and climate change. By Sheshadri Kottearachchi

Pathmarajani Pathmanathan, Project Lead, WFP Sri Lanka


As the World Food Programme is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, Abdulaziz Abdulmomin speaks to Susana from South Sudan

Susana and her niece received their food rations and were waiting under the shade to avoid the scorching heat of the sun before finding a donkey cart to take them home. Photo: WFP/Abdulaziz Abdulmomin


App allows users to donate meals via their mobile phones

Members of the ShareTheMeal community have shared close to 90 million meals with vulnerable people across the world. Photo: WFP/Arete/Ed Ram


World Food Programme and Unicef collaborate to assist vulnerable communities

Vanessa, a 9-year-old student, enjoys a meal at the Batep’a school after schools reopened in São Tomé and Príncipe. Photo: WFP/Jorcilina de Almeida Correia


Food assistance and partnership help people overcome the most testing times

MAKING THE JOURNEY EASIER . . . Memory Nchihindo and Elizabeth Mazambani from Sauyemwa village, in Zambezi Region support each other on their ‘HIV journey’. Photo: WFP/Nomhle Kangootui

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