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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 »

Food Security is Security

School meals are an important part of WFP's emergency response to the conflict in Mali. They give children like these an added reason to attend school while providing them with the calories and nutrition they need to be healthy. (WFP/Daouda Guirou)

"Food security is security," says a UN World Food Programme official, and if you are an elected official responsible for food aid budgets, you need to know that. Read More »

CRS wants McGovern-Dole Expanded to Fight World Hunger

CRS is calling on Congress to increase funding for the McGovern-Dole global school meals program Read More »

The Boston Marathon Winner Who Fed the Hungry

In 1946, Greece's Stylianos Kyriakides used the race to shine the spotlight on hunger in his homeland. Read More »

Aid Groups Need Access to Starving People in Sudan’s South Kordofan State

The World Food Programme and other aid groups need access to all of South Kordofan. Read More »

Millions of Syrians Desperate for Food Aid

Life-saving food aid is not reaching hungry Syrians because of the escalating conflict between Assad's government and rebels. Read More »

Plumpy’Doz Needed in Syria to Stop Deadly Child Malnutrition

The hunger crisis in Syria is putting children at risk of deadly malnutrition. Read More »