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JALALABAD, Afghanistan – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has launched a groundbreaking food voucher project in eastern Afghanistan, helping thousands of hungry people get the food they need to live healthy lives.
A United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) ship carrying life-saving food, medical supplies, and other relief items has docked at the Libyan port of Misrata, opening up a new humanitarian lifeline to civilians trapped in the Libyan conflict. “This is a breakthrough for the UN humanitarian operation in Libya,” said WFP's executive director, Josette Sheeran.
VIENTIANE – For the first time in Lao People's Democratic Republic (PDR), close to 1,000 primary school children will receive a healthy and balanced school lunch prepared from foods bought at their local market. Their village schools are the first to participate in a new Homegrown School Feeding (HSF) project implemented by the World Food Programme (WFP) in partnership with the government of Lao PDR.
ROME/NEW ORLEANS – Super Bowl 2010’s Most Valuable Player Drew Brees and the United Nations World Food Program (WFP) are challenging students and sports fans to team up for a different kind of bowl game this February, with the goal of beating global hunger.


World Food Program USA works to solve global hunger by raising U.S. support for the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), the largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide.