Cash and Vouchers Videos

In places like Hebron, in the occupied Palestinian territory, food is available but may be out of reach to some people. Food vouchers are a way for WFP to hedge against rising food prices and boost the local economy, while also providing a greater variety of foods to the needy.

WFP Executive Director Josette Sheeran explains the advantages of food vouchers as a means of distributing food assistance during a visit to Hebron in the occupied Palestinian territories.

You've probably heard the old adage about "giving a man a fish". It's better to teach him to fish, right? Well, sort of. Helping people who "need fish" in real life is a little more complicated than that. This animation explains how.

In the Haitian capital WFP is now delivering two-week rice rations to over 100,000 people per day. A new system of coupons and fixed distribution points is targeting women to ensure food aid gets to who needs it most.