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WFP

World Food Programme

Laureate of the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize. ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐ŸŒพ๐Ÿ› 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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#Famine is looming in:
๐Ÿšฉ Yemen
๐Ÿšฉ South Sudan
๐Ÿšฉ NE Nigeria
๐Ÿšฉ Burkina Faso

WFP is committed to taking early action while there is still time. Join Us ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿ‘‡

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How much do you know about ๐Ÿ“ #Bhutan? Land of the the Thunder Dragon ๐Ÿ‰

WFP is working with the Royal Government of Bhutan to distribute foritified rice in schools so that the nation can grow happy, strong, and healthy. ๐Ÿš๐Ÿ’ช

Learn more about WFP's work in Bhutan ๐Ÿ‘‡

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During #COVID19 kids have missed more than class, they've missed meals.

Check out a @WFP and @UNICEFInnocenti's NEW report that explores the impact of school closures on childrenโ€™s nutrition ๐Ÿ‘‰

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Food touches every aspect of our lives. โœจ๐Ÿ’ฆ๐ŸŒฑ

By improving the way we produce ๐ŸŒฑ, process ๐Ÿญ , transport ๐Ÿšš and consume food ๐Ÿ™ we can build a more just and resilient world. Where no one is hungry, no one is poor and no one is left behind.

Learn more about #foodsystems ๐ŸŒ

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While you stay or work at home, take active breaks every 30 mins ๐Ÿ•˜

1๏ธโƒฃ Walk up & down the stairs๐Ÿšถโ€โ™€๏ธ
2๏ธโƒฃ Do some stretching exercise ๐Ÿง˜
3๏ธโƒฃ Dance to music for a few minutes ๐Ÿฉฐ
4๏ธโƒฃ Check out online resources for new ideas ๐Ÿ’ก

#HealthyAtHome

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Late last year, residents of Bel-Air, Port au Prince in #Haiti were surrounded with flames and gunfire as gangs fought for control of the area. Many escaped to nearby camps.

@WFP_Haiti & @USAID_Haiti supported 115 displaced families with food. ๐Ÿ•Š๏ธ๐Ÿ›

This is Mona's story.

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"We're on a countdown right now to a catastrophe in #Yemen. So we have got to get the world to open its eyes to what weโ€™re truly seeing in the unfolding humanitarian disaster - before itโ€™s too late."

Help us and @WFPChief spread the word and lets start #FightingFamine together.

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WFP is helping smallholder farmers in #DRC learn the basics of ๐Ÿ“š reading, โœ๐Ÿพ writing and ๐Ÿงฎarithmetic so that they can qualify for business loans.

Read how smallholder farmer Desanges ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿฝโ€๐ŸŒพ found a 50% discrepancy in her monthly paycheck after attending the WFP courses. ๐Ÿ‘‡

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๐Ÿ“ธ๐Ÿ‘‡WFP nutritionist Glendy at work in Malacatรกn, #Guatemala.

She is part of the "nutrition brigades", a team that works tirelessly to assess the nutritional status of vulnerable communities in Guatemala. ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿ’ช

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How does WFP prevent #famine?
โœ”๏ธLIVE Hunger Maps
โœ”๏ธEarly Warning Systems Network
โœ”๏ธMaintaining access to remote areas

Every year WFP distributes over 15 Billion food rations around the world ๐Ÿš๐ŸŒŽ #FightingFamine

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#DYK 1 in 29 Nepalis are exposed to flood risk?

In ๐Ÿ“ #Nepal, WFP anticipates floods and provides cash support so that families can purchase essential items in advance.

Forecast based financing is one of the ways WFP is helping communities become resilient to climate shocks.

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Thousands of people have come to Sudan from Ethiopia's #Tigray region due to fighting since November.

You can help! Open the @ShareTheMealorg app and donate to the new Sudan goal. ๐Ÿ’›

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Climate shocks are a main driver of hunger:
โ˜€๏ธ Droughts
๐ŸŒ€ Cyclones
๐ŸŒŠ Floods

More than 80% of hungry people live in climate disaster-prone areas. We cannot wait for an emergency to strike before we take #ClimateAction. We must adapt and become more resilient. #AdaptationSummit

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Happy #AustraliaDay!

Thank you ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ for helping us save lives and change lives across the world. ๐ŸŒ

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Schools in #Syria were closed for months due to #COVID19.

Kids are now back in the classroom with fresh and healthy meals to keep them full while they study. Meet some of the inspiring women who make this possible ๐ŸŒŸ๐Ÿ‘

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Meet Gladys from ๐Ÿ“ #Zambia. ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐ŸŒพ

Gladys is one of 104,000 smallholder farmers in Zambia recieving support from WFP to help enhance thier resilience to #climate shocks. ๐Ÿ’ช๐ŸŒง๏ธ๐ŸŒพ

๐Ÿ“ฝ๏ธ๐Ÿ‘‡

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Famine feeds on:
๐ŸŒช๏ธ #ClimateChange
๐ŸŒ€ Chaos
๐Ÿ’ฅ Conflict

COVID-19 has compounded existing issues and pushed millions of people to the brink of starvation.

#Famine is preventable, but only if we act now. โŒ›

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โš ๏ธ #ClimateChange will push 100 million more people into hunger by 2030 โš ๏ธ

WFP is working with governments and humanitarian partners on the frontlines of the global climate crisis.

The world must prioritize #climateaction to protect the most vulnerable. ๐ŸŒŽ๐Ÿ‘‡ #AdaptationSummit

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Famine is NEVER
๐Ÿ”ธ Inevitable
๐Ÿ”ธ Inescapable
๐Ÿ”ธ Unstoppable

But famine IS preventable. #FightingFamine ๐Ÿ‘‡

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