UN World Food Programme wins 2020 Nobel Peace Prize, as hunger mounts

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The UN World Food Programme (WFP), which provides lifesaving food assistance to millions across the world — often in extremely dangerous and hard-to-access conditions — has been awarded the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize.

A UN World Food Programme (WFP) helicopter delivers much-needed supplies to people in Udier, South Sudan. Image credit: UNICEF/Peter Martell