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Ending World Hunger

Remembering Eisenhower’s Speech on Child Hunger

A refugee in Bangui, Central African Republic. Supplies have been cut by at least 50 per cent for nearly 450,000 refugees in the country. Photo: WFP/Rein Skullerud

Millions of refugees from African wars are hoping someone will come to their rescue with food aid. Read More »

Peace Plan for War-Torn Mali Needs School Meals

School feeding in Mali

If funding does not come through for Mali, the children will pay a price, and you cannot build or rebuild a country with children missing out on education. Read More »

UNICEF and National Dairy Month

UNICEF provided therapeutic milk in Haiti following the 2010 earthquake. Today, it's also being used to treat child malnutrition in South Sudan and Central African Republic.

National Dairy Month is also time to think about the importance of the milk that UNICEF provides in helping the famine-threatened countries. Read More »

UNICEF Warns of Child Starvation in South Sudan

Children attending a class at the Muniki Center Basic School in the Muniki Payam, a sub-district of Juba, South Sudan. Photo: UNICEF/NYHQ2007-0862/G. Cranston

Food supplies all over the country have been disrupted. There are 3.7 million people in South Sudan suffering from hunger. Read More »

Syria Crisis: Small Food Packages Save Children

Ten-year-old Omar from Derayya is still recovering from heart surgery that he got in the Damascus Children’s Hospital 10 months ago. The volunteers at ths clinic say that Omar is progressing steadily and gaining weight with the help of Plumpy’doz. (WFP/Dina Elkassaby)

It's a small package of food. But for a child it's a life-saver. Read More »

U.S. Food for Peace Plan Needs Support in Congress

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Let's remember that our decisions on food aid policy can change lives and make or break an entire generation in whole countries and regions. Read More »

You Can Help the Philippines

Nearly half a million people have been left homeless by the typhoon, like this family from the storm-battered city of Tacloban. (WFP/Praveen Agrawal)

It's critical to build a pipeline of aid to the Philippines, to prevent the situation from deteriorating even further after last week's massive typhoon. Read More »

Autumn, Charity Miles and Ending World Hunger

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With the coming of autumn you can get some very good scenic workouts. And some Charity Miles! Read More »

College Students Hear Message of Hope from UN Chief

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon holding the famous red cup which symbolizes the movement to provide all children worldwide with school meals. Mount St. Joseph students listed to presentations both at the United Nations and on campus about the importance of school meals in ending hunger and poverty. (photo courtesy of the UN World Food Program)

The Secretary General told a story about growing up during the Korean War. Read More »

The World Needs More School Meals

Emergency School Feeding in Mali (World Food Programme)

Some members of Congress want these budgets made responsibly, and are desperately trying to get the fight against hunger at the top of the foreign policy agenda. Read More »