World Food Programme

World Food Programme

@WFP

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Saving lives, changing lives. The United Nations World Food Programme is the world's largest humanitarian agency working towards Zero Hunger.

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Joined on March 31, 2009
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We looked inside some of the tweets by @WFP and here's what we found interesting.

Inside 100 Tweets

Time between tweets:
2 hours
Average replies
6
Average retweets
41
Average likes
104
Tweets with photos
45 / 100
Tweets with videos
30 / 100
Tweets with links
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Rankings (sorted by number of followers)

13. globally and in category Society

294. in category Society

464. globally

One month on, people are still suffering the effects of #CycloneIdai. WFP continues to expand its emergency response while launching recovery initiatives to help those worst affected as they rebuild, regroup & get back on their feet.

Everyone can help👉 http://bit.ly/2uFo5SC 

One month on, people are still suffering the effects of #CycloneIdai. WFP continues to expand its emergency response while launching recovery initiatives to help those worst affected as they rebuild, regroup & get back on their feet. Everyone can help👉 http://bit.ly/2uFo5SC 

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31-year old Fatouma Omar Mohamad from Djibouti City works as a WFP logistician, following the sea cargo operations from #Djibouti 🇩🇯 to #Yemen 🇾🇪, a role that is critical to ensure lifesaving assistance gets to where it needs to on a daily basis. 🌊🛥️

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Meet Happy from #Laos 🇱🇦

She's just 11 years old but she is already helping her mum to grow healthy vegetables. This food will keep her family & her community healthier 🌽🥬 #GardenMonth

Meet Happy from #Laos 🇱🇦 She's just 11 years old but she is already helping her mum to grow healthy vegetables. This food will keep her family & her community healthier 🌽🥬 #GardenMonth

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A #cholera outbreak in Mozambique has so far infected more than 5,000 people and threatens to worsen malnutrition.

WFP is supporting cholera treatment centres with food assistance. 🏥🍛

A #cholera outbreak in Mozambique has so far infected more than 5,000 people and threatens to worsen malnutrition. WFP is supporting cholera treatment centres with food assistance. 🏥🍛

Exciting news 📣 Our storytellers are competing for the first time in their own category for the Pink Lady Food Photographer of the Year Award! 

Check out the photos taken by storytellers from Jordan 🇯🇴 to Guatemala 🇬🇹and all over the world! http://bit.ly/2Gvs2Qp  📸Avishek Das

Exciting news 📣 Our storytellers are competing for the first time in their own category for the Pink Lady Food Photographer of the Year Award! Check out the photos taken by storytellers from Jordan 🇯🇴 to Guatemala 🇬🇹and all over the world! http://bit.ly/2Gvs2Qp  📸Avishek Das

Improved cook stoves benefit the people who use them, the surrounding communities, and the planet 🌍. This #EarthDay, read how WFP is promoting the use of cleaner, more efficient, convenient stoves to reduce the overall impact on #deforestation and #climatechange 🌱☀️🌳

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Painting a brighter future in #Yemen, one school at a time! 🎨 WFP ’s school meals programme in Yemen is expanding this year to provide almost one million school children with a nutritious snack every day at school.

Painting a brighter future in #Yemen, one school at a time! 🎨 WFP ’s school meals programme in Yemen is expanding this year to provide almost one million school children with a nutritious snack every day at school.

Thanks to the support of the Russian Federation, more and more schools in Krygyzstan🇰🇬  are giving school meals a vitamin boost. How? By growing greens on the schools windowsills!

Lettuce, parsley, dill, spring onions - perfect for salads and soups.🌱🥬🥗 #GardenMonth

Thanks to the support of the Russian Federation, more and more schools in Krygyzstan🇰🇬 are giving school meals a vitamin boost. How? By growing greens on the schools windowsills! Lettuce, parsley, dill, spring onions - perfect for salads and soups.🌱🥬🥗 #GardenMonth

Like most Burundians, Marie Joselyne and her family depend on agriculture for food. Their diet consists of cassava leaves & potatoes and sometimes banana or beans. A community-based nutrition education programme is helping them diversify their diets.👇

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“I did not sleep that night. All I could think of was rescuing as many people as I could.” The night #CycloneIdai hit Malawi, Bram took the only canoe in the village and brought to safety more than 100 men, women and children. Read his incredible story 👇

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There are almost 5 billion cellphones in the world.📱🌍 

That means more angles, more cameras and perspectives than ever before. WFP is training young #Rohingya refugees in Cox's Bazar on photography & storytelling so they can tell you their own stories. #WFPStorytellers

There are almost 5 billion cellphones in the world.📱🌍 That means more angles, more cameras and perspectives than ever before. WFP is training young #Rohingya refugees in Cox's Bazar on photography & storytelling so they can tell you their own stories. #WFPStorytellers

In #Ecuador🇪🇨 climate change has affected rainfall patterns, leading to droughts that impact smallholder farmers. Through this Climate Adaptation project, WFP implemented a community irrigation scheme to support small-scale agricultural projects such as strawberry growing. 💦🍓
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In #Ecuador🇪🇨 climate change has affected rainfall patterns, leading to droughts that impact smallholder farmers. Through this Climate Adaptation project, WFP implemented a community irrigation scheme to support small-scale agricultural projects such as strawberry growing. 💦🍓

Prior to the #CycloneIdai emergency, 42% of children in #Mozambique were stunted. 

WFP has begun moderate acute #malnutrition treatment at displacement centres. At least 100,000 children and women🤱🏾👶🏾 will receive specialized nutritious food in the next 6 months.

Prior to the #CycloneIdai emergency, 42% of children in #Mozambique were stunted. WFP has begun moderate acute #malnutrition treatment at displacement centres. At least 100,000 children and women🤱🏾👶🏾 will receive specialized nutritious food in the next 6 months.

In 2018 WFP put a record-high US$ 1.7 billion in the hands of 24.5 million people in 62 countries, empowering them to meet their needs in local markets and giving them back the ability to decide about their lives.

In 2018 WFP put a record-high US$ 1.7 billion in the hands of 24.5 million people in 62 countries, empowering them to meet their needs in local markets and giving them back the ability to decide about their lives.

In the drought-stricken #Sahel, WFP is helping villages like this one turn deserts into gardens - so the next generation’s castles will be in their own hometowns. 🌱🌿

In the drought-stricken #Sahel, WFP is helping villages like this one turn deserts into gardens - so the next generation’s castles will be in their own hometowns. 🌱🌿

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The barriers to eating a nutritious diet are not the same in every country. WFP’s Fill the Nutrient Gap tool helps governments understand how issues of access, affordability & choice dictate what people eat 🔀 http://bit.ly/2IUHl8o  #nutrition

The barriers to eating a nutritious diet are not the same in every country. WFP’s Fill the Nutrient Gap tool helps governments understand how issues of access, affordability & choice dictate what people eat 🔀 http://bit.ly/2IUHl8o  #nutrition

Maria Rita says food has never been a problem for her family before #CycloneIdai. They used to grow tomatoes, cucumber, pumpkin, beans, maize and never ran out.
 
A joint seed & food distribution with @FAO is helping smallholder farmers in #Mozambique return to the field.  🌱🌾👇

Maria Rita says food has never been a problem for her family before #CycloneIdai. They used to grow tomatoes, cucumber, pumpkin, beans, maize and never ran out. A joint seed & food distribution with @FAO is helping smallholder farmers in #Mozambique return to the field. 🌱🌾👇

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7 million people in South Sudan are in need of humanitarian assistance. @WFP_UNHAS works around the clock to transport humanitarian cargo to those in need. http://www1.wfp.org/unhas  #ZeroHunger

7 million people in South Sudan are in need of humanitarian assistance. @WFP_UNHAS works around the clock to transport humanitarian cargo to those in need. http://www1.wfp.org/unhas  #ZeroHunger

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Fresh local produce at a farmer's market in #Lebanon!  🍊🍋🍅

WFP helped locals renovate this market, making selling fruit easier for farmers & buying fruit easier for customers. Win-win!
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Fresh local produce at a farmer's market in #Lebanon! 🍊🍋🍅 WFP helped locals renovate this market, making selling fruit easier for farmers & buying fruit easier for customers. Win-win!

History repeats itself as hunger and conflict threaten a generation in the Middle East. WFP is providing food to more than 600,000 schoolchildren, creating an incentive for parents to send their children to school. Every meal at school is one less meal needed at home.

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