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All about WFP 2014

An infographic showing WFP key facts for 2014.

2015 - A world without hunger needs Disaster Risk Reduction

Natural disasters are a leading cause of hunger. Disaster Risk Reduction is a prerequisite for sustainable development and for eliminating hunger. 

2015 - Two minutes on Climate Change and Hunger

Climate disasters and change are increasing the risk of hunger and the breakdown of food systems. WFP helps build the climate resilience of the world’s most food insecure populations, most of whom live in...

2014 - WFP and Maternal Nutrition

Find out why nutrition interventions are an important component of integrated services for mothers and children, and what WFP is doing in this area.

2014 - WFP and Nutrition - Adolescent Girls

The World Food Programme is focusing on the nutrition of adolescent girls as part of a broader movement to improve access to education, ensure good nutrition, delay marriage and prevent early pregnancies so that...

2014 - WFP and Preventing Chronic Malnutrition

Stunting, caused by chronic malnutrition, is growth failure in a child over time, resulting in a young child who is short for their age. But chronic malnutrition is not just about height. The less visible impacts of...

R4 Rural Resilience Initiative One Pager

WFP’s and Oxfam America’s R4 Initiative is a comprehensive risk management approach that helps vulnerable rural households increase their food and income security in the face of increasing climate risks...

2014 - Delivering with Cash and Vouchers

WFP increasingly uses cash and vouchers to fight hunger, this trend is driven by various interlocking factors including a positive experience base and the increasing need for innovative and cost-effective solutions...

2014 - Building a World with Zero Hunger

WFP is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. Each year, on average, WFP provides food assistance to more than 90 million people in 80 countries.

WFP Logistics in 2014 - Facts and Figures

By air, land, and sea, WFP Logistics delivers food in more than 75 countries each year. Have a look at the 2014 WFP Logistics Factsheet for our key facts and figures.