Fighting Hunger in 2010
The Haitian capital Port au Prince seen from the sky two weeks after the earthquake. Most buildings are either destroyed or too damaged to be used, so most inhabitants sleep in the streets near their home or in makeshift camps.
A WFP distribution of special nutritious food to breast-feeding mothers and children under two. The children receive a peanut-based paste called 'Plumpy doz' while the mothers are given fortified flour and fortified cooking oil to take home. The distribution was implemented by AVSI, the Italian NGO, one of our many implementing partners on the ground.
Singer Christina Aguilera, holding the iconic red cup symbolising WFP's school meals programmes, announces her new role as Ambassador Against Hunger.
One of Christina Aguilera's first actions as Ambassador Against Hunger is to travel to quake-stricken Haiti. Here she meets with children receiving WFP school meals.
The drought in the Sahel region of West Africa hit herders in Niger hard, decimating their livestock.
These mothers and children in Niger receive nutritious food as part of a major WFP operation to respond to rising malnutrition.
The Pakistan flood zone as seen by WFP Executive Director Josette Sheeran from a helicopter during her visit to assess damage in late August.
Some 20 million people were affected by 2010's catastrophic flooding in Pakistan.
At the height of the emergency WFP was providing food rations to 7.5 million people affected by the floods in Pakistan. This father and son were in the Punjab region on central Pakistan.
In 2010, the number of hungry people in the world dropped to 925 million, down from the record 1.02 billion in 2009.
Former Senator George McGovern launches the '1000 days' initiative in New York on September as US Secretary of State Hilary Clinton and WFP Executive Director Josette Sheeran look on.
Cape Verde Prime Minister José Maria Neves shakes hands with WFP Executive Director in Rome as the small Atlantic nation officially takes over responsibility for its national school meals programme, until then supported by WFP.