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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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Education is the ๐Ÿ—๏ธ to a better future.

As education recovers and reimagines itself after the #COVID19 crisis, school health and nutrition must be at the heart of the agenda. ๐Ÿ๐Ÿงฎ

We must ensure inclusive and equitable education for all. ๐ŸŒŽ๐Ÿซ #EducationDay

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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. ๐Ÿ“š๐Ÿ๐Ÿช #EducationDay

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Sunday is International #EducationDay! ๐ŸŽ“

Around the world, WFP school meals encourage parents to keep kids in school, and help keep students focused in class ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿง ๐ŸŽฏ

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

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๐Ÿ”ตThere are more than 400k people living in Kenya's refugee camps, most depend solely on @WFP_Kenya for food.

๐Ÿ”ตBut 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?

๐Ÿ”บExtreme food shortages
๐Ÿ”บChild malnutrition
๐Ÿ”บIncreased death rate
๐Ÿ”บA collective failure.

Where WFP has funding and access weโ€™re #FightingFamine. Read more ๐Ÿ‘‡

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#Throwback to 6 decades of fighting hunger. ๐Ÿ’ชโœจ

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 โ€” WFP is ever-present for the victims of conflict.

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๐Ÿ“ฃ 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. ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿ’ช

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Many families are seeking refuge in #Sudan because of fighting in Ethiopiaโ€™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. ๐ŸŒฑ๐ŸŒ€๐Ÿ›ฉ๏ธ๐Ÿฅ˜

On Monday, follow ๐Ÿ‘‰ @FoodSystems to learn more about how strengthening global #foodsystems can help make the world more resilient to climate shocks. ๐ŸŒŽ #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 faโ€ฆ

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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:
๐ŸŒ€ Chaos
๐Ÿ’ฅ Conflict
๐ŸŒช๏ธClimate 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 ๐Ÿ‘‡

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Sharing success! ๐Ÿ’ฅ๐Ÿ’ฅ
Here's how WFPโ€™s Fresh Food Voucher initiative helps fight #stunting through improving child & maternal diets and care practices in #Ethiopia ๐Ÿ‘‡

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Do you like honey? If so, this story is for you ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ‘‡

Since Rashid received bee hives from @WFP_Kenya, his life has been sweeter. The hives help:
๐Ÿ Strengthen smallholder businesses
๐Ÿ Diversify incomes
๐Ÿ Address nutritional needs
๐Ÿ Cushion livelihoods against climate shocks

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

๐Ÿฅฃ distribution of food/vouchers to vulnerable people
๐Ÿฅœ treatment of malnutrition for children & women
๐Ÿฅ• social & behavior change communication to improve nutrition

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โœ… Stay healthy
โœ… Stay home
โœ… Stay nourished

Here's how ๐Ÿ‘‡

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The term โ€œfood systemโ€ 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 ๐ŸŽฆ โฌ‡๏ธ

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#DYK That over 60% of the worldโ€™s hungry live in countries affected by conflict?

๐Ÿ” Join us and share this plea for peace and #ZeroHunger! ๐Ÿ•Š๏ธ

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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 hunโ€ฆ

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

๐Ÿƒ widespread displacement
โ˜ ๏ธ loss of lives & casualties
๐Ÿจ massive destruction of infrastructure
๐Ÿฅฃ disruption of humanitarian assistance

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

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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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