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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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#Flashback๐Ÿ“ธLunchtime at the cafeteria of the University in #Kabul.

The year is 1970. #Afghanistan has provided new boarding facilities in Kabul to make higher education available to more students from rural areas.

Every day, boarders receive 3 meals from WFP.๐Ÿ›๐Ÿฅฌ๐Ÿ“š๐ŸŽ“

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To get to #ZeroHunger, food is not enough. ๐Ÿ›

Food assistance can save lives in an emergency, but the right #nutrition at the right time can change lives and break the cycle of poverty.

#SDG2 pledges to end hunger and improve nutrition for allโ€”and it is the priority of WFP.

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Four women.
One helicopter.
3,000 humanitarian passengers and 60 tons of cargo.

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Replying to @WFP_MENA: Wonder how WFP makes sure that persons with disabilities have access to healthy and nutritious food? ๐ŸŠ

14% of Syrian refugeโ€ฆ

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Food is FAMILY ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘งโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ

Meet Honourable, Precious, Brian, and Chris.

In #Zambia WFP supports the government to procure fresh food from smallholder farmers. Farmers are also linked to other markets, such as WFP's school feeding programme, where their own children also benefit. ๐Ÿฅฆ๐Ÿฅ•๐Ÿฅฌ

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Quoted @tim_cook

In a year unlike any other, developers have amazed us with new ways to keep us connected, entertained, active and healthy. Congratulations to the incredible app and game creators behind the @AppStore Best of 2020!

Thanks so much to @AppStore for awarding @ShareTheMealorg with App Store Trend of the Year: Making a Difference! ๐Ÿ’›

Join the ShareTheMeal community today by downloading the award-winning app:

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What to do when you get called into an emergency?๐Ÿšจ๐Ÿ†˜

Our staff Morelia from @WFP_Bolivia knows ๐Ÿ’ช
Follow us on TikTok โžก๏ธ

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What does it take to reach 100 million people with food assistance every year?

It all starts with the commitment, courage, and determination of WFP's 20,000 staff, who are saving lives in times of conflict and changing lives in times of peace.๐Ÿ’™ #NobelPeacePrize #FeedingPeace

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Replying to @WFPUSA: This #NationalCookieDay ๐Ÿช learn about @WFP's nutrient-rich, high-energy biscuits which provide nutrition to vulnerable childrenโ€ฆ

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This #NationalCookieDay ๐Ÿช learn about @WFP's nutrient-rich, high-energy biscuits which provide nutrition to vulnerable children around the world.

See how this yummy bite-sized solution keeps kids learning & growing ๐Ÿช๐Ÿง โœจ.

#FridayFeeling

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The children of Alta Verapaz, #Guatemala now play in a lagoon with submerged houses.

@WFPGuatemala is on the ground, supporting communities in the aftermath of hurricanes Eta and Iota. ๐ŸŒช๏ธ๐ŸŒŠ

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Children with disabilities are 3x times more likely to be underweight and nearly 2x more likely to experience stunting and wasting.

We cannot achieve a world with #ZeroHunger without inclusive and equitable social protection for all.

#IDPD2020 #DisabilityInclusion

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Replying to @WFPUSA: "Countless lives literally depend upon official foreign assistance & personal charity โ€“ not just from the U.S. but from those aโ€ฆ

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Persons with disabilities are among the hardest hit by the #COVID19 crisis and more likely to face food insecurity.

This International Day of Persons with Disabilities let's pledge to build back better & work together towards an accessible, disability-inclusive world. #IDPD2020

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"Countless lives literally depend upon official foreign assistance & personal charity โ€“ not just from the U.S. but from those around the ๐ŸŒ with the resources to help."

Read why @WFPUSA_CEO thinks this is one of those โ€œfailure is not an optionโ€ moments.

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The centrality of #protection is back in the spotlight!

WFP has recently launched its updated Protection and Accountability Policy โ€“ along with a Disability Inclusion Roadmap. Big thank you to the Member States for endorsing it! #IDPD2020

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The Nobel Peace Prize Exhibition goes digital! ๐Ÿ“ท๐Ÿ•Š

Artist @aidamuluneh has created an exclusive photo series on food, war, and WFP - this yearโ€™s #NobelPeacePrize laureate.

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It's 1964. #Turkey needs all the coal she can dig.

WFP adds food assistance to a national programme aiming to increase Turkey's coal production.

3,288 tonnes of food - worth $911,160 - were distributed to thousands of miners at Zonguldak coal basin on ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ท's Black Sea coast.

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Wonder how WFP makes sure that persons with disabilities have access to healthy and nutritious food? ๐ŸŠ

14% of Syrian refugees living in Azraq and @ZaatariCamp have hearing disabilities. Volunteers like Lara support them at WFP's shops ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿ’™

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โDear people of the world, please donโ€™t forget #Yemen. Remember my letter. I hope in the future we can be together in peace.

With my love,
โœ๏ธAMINAโž

โœ‰๏ธRead Amina's letter to the world: #YemenCrisis

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How much do you know about world hunger?

Did you know that the 3 worst food crises at the moment are in countries affected by conflict?

Find out what they are๐Ÿ‘‰ #NobelPeacePrize

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"This is a terrible disaster right now", says Celia.

Within less than 15 days, the north caribbean area of #Nicaragua has been hit by two hurricanes. ๐ŸŒช๏ธ๐ŸŒช๏ธ

@WFP_es is providing food assistance to the most vulnerable people in the affected areas. ๐Ÿ’ช

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#Syria ๐Ÿ“ธ WFP Engineer Lamya Badrkhan supervises the rehabilitation of a bakery in the Sakhour area of #Aleppo.

When this bakery is in production, it will be able to provide 12 MT of bread - enough to feed approximately 60,000 people with fresh bread. ๐Ÿž #FeedingPeace

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