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WFP

World Food Programme

Laureate of the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize. πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡³πŸŒΎπŸ› The United Nations World Food Programme is the world's largest humanitarian agency working towards #ZeroHunger.

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Joined on 31 March, 2009

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In #Bangladesh, Fatema is one of the 42 million children who have been out of school for almost 12 months.

But thanks to WFP school meals and remote learning resources, students like Fatema can continue to learn and grow at home while schools remain closed. πŸ“šπŸπŸͺ #EducationDay

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Sunday is International #EducationDay! πŸŽ“

Around the world, WFP school meals encourage parents to keep kids in school, and help keep students focused in class πŸ’ͺ🧠🎯

In the Republic of #Congo, where Jedeon's family lives, WFP provides school meals to 5,000 indigenous children.

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πŸ”΅There are more than 400k people living in Kenya's refugee camps, most depend solely on @WFP_Kenya for food.

πŸ”΅But funding gaps have led to ration cuts, affecting health & nutrition of the population. We need 12 mil USD per month to provide food & cash to refugees in #Kenya.

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What does #famine mean?

πŸ”ΊExtreme food shortages
πŸ”ΊChild malnutrition
πŸ”ΊIncreased death rate
πŸ”ΊA collective failure.

Where WFP has funding and access we’re #FightingFamine. Read more πŸ‘‡

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#Throwback to 6 decades of fighting hunger. πŸ’ͺ✨

From the 1960s post-war rebuilding of South Korea to the response after genocides in Cambodia and Rwanda, the conflict in South Sudan, and the recent wars in Yemen and Syria β€” WFP is ever-present for the victims of conflict.

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πŸ“£ Every one of the 690 million hungry people in the world today has the right to live peacefully and without hunger.

Even in the midst of this pandemic, let's remind ourselves that hunger is a solvable problem. πŸ’ͺπŸ’ͺ

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Many families are seeking refuge in #Sudan because of fighting in Ethiopia’s #Tigray region.

WFP has been on the ground since day one supporting with food and logisitcs. But more is needed to meet the needs of an estimated influx of up to 100,000 Ethiopian refugees.

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#ClimateChange is disrupting the way that we produce, process, transport and consume food. πŸŒ±πŸŒ€πŸ›©οΈπŸ₯˜

On Monday, follow πŸ‘‰ @FoodSystems to learn more about how strengthening global #foodsystems can help make the world more resilient to climate shocks. 🌎 #UNFSS2021

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Replying to @WFPChief: Famine is NOT:

- inevitable
- inescapable
- unstoppable

It is preventable if we act now. This should outrage us all that fa…

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Famine is NOT:

- inevitable
- inescapable
- unstoppable

It is preventable if we act now. This should outrage us all that famine is a real possibility for millions of people in the world today.

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Famine feeds on:
πŸŒ€ Chaos
πŸ’₯ Conflict
πŸŒͺ️Climate shocks

in 2021 #COVID19 has compounded existing issues and pushed millions of people to the brink of starvation. #Famine is preventable, but only if we act now.

Join us in #FightingFamine πŸ‘‡

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Sharing success! πŸ’₯πŸ’₯
Here's how WFP’s Fresh Food Voucher initiative helps fight #stunting through improving child & maternal diets and care practices in #Ethiopia πŸ‘‡

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Do you like honey? If so, this story is for you πŸπŸ‘‡

Since Rashid received bee hives from @WFP_Kenya, his life has been sweeter. The hives help:
🐝 Strengthen smallholder businesses
🐝 Diversify incomes
🐝 Address nutritional needs
🐝 Cushion livelihoods against climate shocks

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In #Mozambique, WFP plans to provide food assistance to 750,000 people through:

πŸ₯£ distribution of food/vouchers to vulnerable people
πŸ₯œ treatment of malnutrition for children & women
πŸ₯• social & behavior change communication to improve nutrition

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βœ… Stay healthy
βœ… Stay home
βœ… Stay nourished

Here's how πŸ‘‡

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The term β€œfood system” refers to the constellation of activities involved in producing, processing, transporting and consuming food.

#Foodsystems touch every aspect of human existence.

Here's what you need to know 🎦 ⬇️

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#DYK That over 60% of the world’s hungry live in countries affected by conflict?

πŸ” Join us and share this plea for peace and #ZeroHunger! πŸ•ŠοΈ

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Quoted @JoeBiden

Today, we begin anew. Tune in for #Inauguration2021.

Replying to @WFPChief: Congratulations, @JoeBiden & @KamalaHarris!

The US and @WFP have been incredible partners for 6 decades, fighting global hun…

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In #CaboDelgado #Mozambique, armed attacks have resulted in:

πŸƒ widespread displacement
☠️ loss of lives & casualties
🏨 massive destruction of infrastructure
πŸ₯£ disruption of humanitarian assistance

The most vulnerable populations are suffering the most from this situation.

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Drought and the pandemic are doubling the number of hungry people in Southern #Madagascar. Severe malnutrition rates continue to spiral.

πŸ”΄ WFP is calling for urgent action:

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Congratulations, @JoeBiden & @KamalaHarris!

The US and @WFP have been incredible partners for 6 decades, fighting global hunger and saving millions of lives together. We now have the opportunity to ensure food is one of the greatest peacebuilders of our time. #Inauguration2021

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