A schoolgirl in Bangladesh reads her way to success
Story | 21 Jan 2021
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We are the world’s largest humanitarian organization, saving lives in emergencies and using food assistance to build a pathway to peace, stability and prosperity for people recovering from conflict, disasters and the impact of climate change.
receive assistance from WFP through food or cash distributions in emergencies, nutrition support programmes and participation in activities to build resilience to climate and other shocks.
are on the go on any given day, enabling WFP to prevent people from falling into famine and deliver vital food and other assistance to those who need it the most.
receive nutritious meals from WFP, which allow them to concentrate on their learning and develop their full potential.
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WFP is one of the first agencies on the ground in global emergencies caused by conflict, climate shocks, pandemics and other disasters. We provide life-saving support to people at risk of going hungry, and we coordinate the response of the global humanitarian community to large-scale emergencies.Read more about our emergencies