WFP Urgently Seeks International Support to Prevent Millions of Zimbabweans Plunging Deeper Into Hunger

Zimbabwean families are eating less, selling their belongings and going into debt to buy food. Without our help, millions will face increasingly ravaging hunger.

This Is What Extreme Hunger Looks Like Through the Eyes of Seven Small Children, Told in Photos

What does malnutrition do to the body of a young child? The effects are devastating, with lifelong consequences for children and their communities. Here are seven of their stories.

South Sudan Violence Threatens Over 60,000 People in Bor Ad Pibor With Hunger

Fighting is keeping farmers from their fields and livestock keepers from their traditional grazing patterns: the violence is causing long term food insecurity across the region.

West and Central Africa: More Than 15 Million Expected Cases of Acute Malnutrition in 2020

A whirlwind of conflict, displacement and pandemic means that more than 15 million kids could going hungry in West and Central Africa. We must respond immediately.

New Report Shows Hunger Is Due to Soar as Coronavirus Obliterates Lives and Livelihoods

Countries across Africa, Latin America, the Caribbean, the Middle East and Asia could be crushed under the weight of famine during the pandemic. Here's what WFP wants to do to help.

Teach a Woman to Grow Sweet Potatoes, Feed Her Children for a Lifetime

Dorica Samson's 2-year-old son refused to feed on anything other than breast milk, and he eventually fell sick. Things look a lot different for them these days.

Hacking Hunger: Episode 48 – Recognizing The Role of Hunger in Politics and War

Two years ago, the UN Security Council unanimously adopted Resolution 2417. On this episode of Hacking Hunger, South Sudan Country Director Matthew Hollingworth reflects on its significance, now, and for the future.

The Role of Hunger in Politics and War

Two years ago, the UN Security Council unanimously adopted Resolution 2417. On this episode of Hacking Hunger, South Sudan Country Director Matthew Hollingworth reflects on its significance, now, and for the future.

United States Contributes $10 Million to Support Hungry Zimbabweans in Urban Areas

The contribution will provide almost 100,000 people with $13 a month, enabling them to meet almost two-thirds of their daily food requirements.

UNHCR, WFP Join Forces to Reach Thousands of Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Libya With Emergency Food Aid

Many refugees say they are only able to afford one meal a day. This joint project aims to reach 10,000 of the most vulnerable.

World Food Programme Resumes Direct Deliveries of Emergency Food to South Sudan From Kenya

A newly re-opened route from Kenya is helping WFP get essential food aid to struggling areas of South Sudan for the first time since 2018.

Hunger Could Double in East Africa and the Horn in Months as Coronavirus Spreads

The socio-economic impact of coronavirus in East Africa and the Horn could kill more people than the pandemic itself.

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Emergency in Lebanon

Explosion at Port of Beirut pushes families into hunger crisis: With no food and nowhere to turn they face dire consequences.

Rush lifesaving aid today.

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