Disaster Risk Reduction
15 September 2015

Philippines: Pushing Community-Driven Disaster Risk Reduction Initiatives In Sorsogon

Sorsogon is one of the most disaster-prone provinces in the Philippines. What is WFP doing to help address the effects of severe disasters and climate change in the province?

14 September 2015

Alaa Bahar, an Iraqi Humanitarian

Once an internally displaced person (IDP) herself, Alaa knows first-hand what goes through the heads of more than three million people displaced across Iraq. 

14 September 2015

10 Facts About Hunger in The Democratic People's Republic of Korea

Here are ten things to know to understand the food and nutrition situation in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK). Please help the World Food Programme (WFP) raise awareness by sharing these facts on Twitter.

Focus on Women
10 September 2015

Chrismène, Hardworking Mother and Leader

Chrismène Jean-Baptiste of Haiti stands out immediately from the pool of beneficiaries who receive nutritional products in the Kore Lavi project (Supporting Life in Haitian Creole). 

10 September 2015

Bono for WFP

As news spread that U2 singer Bono would be in town, excitement at the Milan EXPO2015 site was palpable. Taking a break from his European concert tour Bono took the stage as an activist, in an event in support to the World Food Programme (WFP), alongside Italy’s Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and WFP head Ertharin Cousin.

9 September 2015

The Global Forum on Nutrition-Sensitive Social Protection (GFNSSP)

The Global Forum on Nutrition-Sensitive Social Protection (GFNSSP) will meet in Moscow on 10 and 11 September 015 and WFP will be there. The Forum is being sponsored by the Russian Federation and the World Bank Group.

9 September 2015

15 Facts on Social Protection and Safety Nets

Here are some key facts on the link between social protection, hunger, nutrition and climate change adaptation.

School Meals
8 September 2015

Congolese Schoolboy Wins WFP Drawing Competition And Realises A Dream

Samie was confident that he had drawn well, but he never imagined his design would be selected among the best 20 in the world. The news that he had been chosen among the winners of an annual international drawing competition organised by the World Food Programme (WFP) filled him with joy and disbelief. Normally a little shy, Samie was very excited!

Hunger in the news
6 September 2015

Time For Zero Hunger: Cousin, Bono and Renzi Meet At Expo

"It begins with me. How the world can end hunger in our lifetime" was the theme of the Sunday 6 September event that saw the participation of Bono, the Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and the Executive Director of the World Food Programme Ertharin Cousin. 

Responding to Emergencies
3 September 2015

Middle East: A Region in Emergency

The World Food Programme (WFP) is facing a desperate situation in the Middle East where conflicts in Syria, Yemen and Iraq have left millions of people in need of food assistance. In order to meet the needs of those affected, WFP fights to overcome funding shortages and security challenges in one of the world's most dangerous regions.


Fighting Hunger Worldwide