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Photo: WFP/Marwa Awad
Photo: WFP/Marwa Awad
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Vulnerable People Will Suffer Most: The True Impact of Climate Change

Reknowned climate change expert Alexander Verbeek answers questions on the impact of climate change and who it will hurt the most.

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Senator Jeff Merkley: How America Leads by Fighting Famine and Promoting Peace

We sat down with Sen. Jeff Merkley to discuss how America can help make hunger and famine a problem of the past.

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Sen. Jerry Moran: Why Feeding the World Is in America’s Best Interest

We sat down with U.S. Senator Jerry Moran to learn more about why he's committed to ending global hunger.

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Stories

Photo: WFP/Congo Everything has changed

In Congo, climate change that's driving extreme weather and unpredictable rainfall mean life will never be the same.

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Photo: Aaron Burden Life Without Water: Poverty & Hunger in Honduras

Maria's family invested all their money in corn crops, then watched them wither away from drought. Now they're struggling to put food on the table and praying for rain.

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Photo: WFP/Rocío Franco Voices of the Dry Corridor: Stories of Climate Change & Hunger

In the Dry Corridor of Central America, dry spells have ruined crops and shrunken lakes, pushing families to extremes to feed themselves. These six stories show just how daunting the challenge is.

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Op-Eds

Photo: WFP/George Fominyen School Meals Funding Is an Invaluable Investment in Humanity

Hungry children do not build prosperous economies or peaceful societies. School meals represent one of the most affordable and effective investments we can ever make in humanity.

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Photo: AP/Anupam Nath The Private Sector Can Play a Role in Easing World Hunger

Mark Kennedy, chairman of the Economic Club of Minnesota, and Rick Leach, WFP USA CEO, explain how the private sector and charities can work together.

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Photo: REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins What Got You Here Won’t Get You There: Hunger in Latin America

What can be done to get progress in Latin America back on track? Andy Jarvis, a data scientist at CIAT, and Chase Sova, sr. director of public policy at WFP USA weigh in.

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In the News

WFP and UNICEF Launch Joint Voucher Program to Support Communities Affected by Cyclone Idai

The vouchers - worth $44 - will allow families to purchase much-needed items including rice, oil, lentils, frozen fish or chicken, as well as soap, sanitary pads, buckets, cooking pots, clothes and blankets.

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WFP Welcomes Progress on Key Accountability Measures With Sana'a Authorities

WFP will resume food distributions for the 850,000 people in Sana’a City who have not received food rations from WFP for the last two months.

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Innovative Insurance Cover to Help Drought-Hit Communities in Africa

These policies will deliver funds to people threatened by drought before it reaches catastrophic levels. Collectively, the purchased policies could release a total of $49.5 million across five countries.

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