“I asked him how much he wanted to give,” his father Paul said about his son's gift, “and he told me to just take it all.”
Three months after Barron Segar joined WFP USA as president and CEO, disaster struck. COVID-19 hit and uprooted life as we knew. We spoke with him about how he's leading through unprecedented times.
The coronavirus could push 10 million more people into hunger across Latin America and the Caribbean. Here's how WFP plans to respond.
The socio-economic impact of coronavirus in East Africa and the Horn could kill more people than the pandemic itself.
It's part of a global hub-and-spokes flight system for medical and humanitarian supplies, transporting health workers to the front lines of the pandemic.
WFP is scaling up its work in Iraq to help refugees affected by the pandemic.
The CEOs of these global nonprofits urge the United States to increase its support of COVID-19 response efforts.
With air travel at a standstill, how do frontline responders get the supplies they need? WFP's new network of logistic hubs will bridge the gap.
Information is one of the most important weapons in a pandemic. Here's how WFP tech hubs are scaling up to help.
As the COVID-19 spreads, innovation and technology is needed more to reach people in need. Bernhard Kowatsch, head of WFP's Innovation Accelerator, explains how the program is working to support WFP's pandemic response.
Millions of kids could go hungry during the pandemic without school meals. WFP wants to help.
Three Afghans share their stories of getting help from WFP. They're the reason funding is needed to survive the pandemic.