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After Typhoon Haiyan, a Story of Devastation and Resilience in the Philippines

Hunter Biden | Posted 02.19.2014 | Impact
Hunter Biden

The people of the Philippines are not defeated. During our trip, we learned a Filipino word -- Bayanihan -- that perfectly encapsulates what we witnessed among typhoon survivors. The word means a spirit of communal effort.

Real Life Heroes Transforming the Lives of Children Across the Globe: Meet the 2013 World of Children® Award Honorees

Harry Leibowitz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Harry Leibowitz

These brave and innovative change-makers, who will all be honored with an award that's been hailed by the media as the "Nobel Prize for Child Advocates," prove that you don't need a cape to dramatically transform the lives of others for the better.

Why We Do What We Do: A U.N. Security Officer Reflects on World Humanitarian Day

Gordon J. Brown | Posted 10.19.2013 | Impact
Gordon J. Brown

I am frequently asked why I keep doing this job, and I have to say that sometimes I wonder myself. It's a question equally valid if asked of all humanitarian workers: Why do we keep doing this?

Remembering George McGovern

Kenneth M. Quinn | Posted 10.24.2012 | Impact
Kenneth M. Quinn

In remembering George McGovern, I am especially envious of those who had known him for many decades. It will always be a signal memory of my life that I had the privilege to present the World Food Prize to Senator McGovern.

Technology Is the Real Game Changer in the Fight Against World Hunger

Josette Sheeran | Posted 12.18.2011 | Impact
Josette Sheeran

This generation is part of something transformational and if we can harness the power of technology and social media, we can break the cycle of hunger once and for all.

On the Front Lines of Global Hunger

Josette Sheeran | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Josette Sheeran

Whether it is moving through checkpoints manned by armed militias or deploying camels to reach the victims of natural disasters, the World Food Programme has the expertise and the commitment to make sure the food gets through.

Food Distribution In Haiti: World Food Programme Gives Out 42 Metric Tons Of Rice

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

A massive food distribution effort is finally under way in the damaged city of Port-au-Prince, the capital of Haiti. The United Nations World Food Pro...

Pizza Hut Donates Food For Tweets

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Pizza Hut, the company that consistently finds new and innovative ways to hide cheese in a pizza, is now putting that cheese to good use by feeding th...

4 Somali Aid Workers Kidnapped

Daily Nation | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Four aid workers have been kidnapped in Somalia. The victims are a Somali local staff and three expatriates. The kidnap took place in Wajid district,...

Power of ONE at the ONE Power 100

Lauren Bush and Ellen Gustafson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Lauren Bush and Ellen Gustafson

The movement to fight global hunger is growing and students are driving it, one action at a time. We hope others will be inspired to use the Power of ONE to change the world.

UN Launches "Hunger Bytes" YouTube Contest To Raise Awareness Of World Hunger

WebProNews | Doug Caverly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The competition has a slightly goofy name - "Hunger Bytes" - and a strange logo - a globe with two pointy teeth. But this YouTube-centric contest is ...