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Hacking Hunger Episode #30: A Nation on the Brink of Famine

Guest Bio: Stephen Anderson Stephen Anderson, the World Food Programme (WFP) Country Director for Yemen, works in a country facing one of the world’s worst humanitarian crises with more than…

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The Baggari Breakthrough: Reaching the Unreachable in South Sudan

When violence cut off 28,000 people from lifesaving assistance back in June, the alarm bells went off. A wall of insecurity in the Baggari region of South Sudan had made…

A Syrian refugee who needs food aid
WFP/Edward Johnson

Report: Hunger On The Rise—Again

For a third straight year, the number of hungry people worldwide has risen.

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My Glimpse of Suffering in Syria

Read this account from WFP's Country Director in Syria, Jakob Kern

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Transforming a Child’s Fate in the First 1,000 Days

When recurrent droughts hit the Morazán, San Miguel and La Unión regions in El Salvador in 2015, tens of thousands of farmers watched their crops wither and die. Yet mothers…

Meghan Gannon

Crisis Zone Food Cuts

There isn't enough food — for refugees, for vulnerable families in conflict zones and for people struggling on the brink of famine.

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Empowering Refugee Women for Food Security and Nutrition

Giving Rohingya women control of food assistance cash entitlements helps them enhance their social role and feed their families better

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WFP/Saikat Mojumder

How WFP Is Working With Rohingya Refugees

Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya have fled their homes in Myanmar to neighboring Bangladesh. Over the last few months, the World Food Programme (WFP) has provided nutritious food to 700,000…

Aliya Karim

WFP-chartered Amazon arrives at the Al Salif port in Yemen

Food Finally Arrives at Ports in Hunger-Stricken Yemen

Last week, we got a rare glimpse at one of the world’s worst hunger crises — Yemen — where a humanitarian blockade had restricted access for lifesaving supplies of food…

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“60 Minutes” Features Yemen On the Brink of Famine

Watch CBS Correspondent Scott Pelley report on the crisis in Yemen, where more than 17 million people don't know where their next meal is coming from. WFP is doing everything…

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