The 8 Countries Most Affected by Climate Change

In regions around the world, the climate crisis is causing more frequent and intense extreme weather events. From droughts to hurricanes to floods, these climate extremes are driving more people into severe hunger and poverty.

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How to Help South Sudan: Surviving on the Frontlines of the Climate Crisis

As reported by David Muir on ABC, the people of South Sudan are suffering from historic, overlapping drought and floods caused by the climate change.

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Food Prices Skyrocket as Cost of Cyclone Freddy Becomes Evident in Malawi

Prices of staple foods are soaring in Malawi, ten days after Tropical Cyclone Freddy made its second passage over the southern African country.

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Global Food Crisis: 10 Countries Suffering the Most From Hunger

These are the 10 worst hunger crises in the world today based on where the U.N. World Food Programme works and has collected recent data. The crises are ranked by the total number of people facing severe hunger in each country.

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Creating a New Future: Girls and Women’s Education in Afghanistan and Somalia

The Catherine Bertini Trust Fund for Girls’ Education works to empower women and girls with the knowledge, training, and leadership skills necessary to achieve food security and reach their full potential.

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World Food Program USA Announces Spring 2023 Grantees of the Catherine Bertini Trust Fund

World Food Program USA is proud to announce two new grantees for the Catherine Bertini Trust Fund for Girls’ Education: The Lamia Afghan Foundation and the Galkayo Educational Centre for Peace and Development.

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World Food Program USA Grants $1 Million in Support of Rural Transformation in Southern Madagascar

WFP USA has made a $1 million grant in support of WFP's Rapid Rural Transformation programs across southern Madagascar.

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A Papal Visit to Two of the Hungriest Places on Earth

Pope Francis begins his visit to two of the world’s worst hunger crises: the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and South Sudan. His visit comes at a time when WFP faces shrinking funds to reach millions facing severe hunger in these countries. 

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Drought in Somalia: The Race to Save Lives as the Climate Crisis and Conflict Drive Hunger

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South Sudan’s Road Out of Hunger

In the world's youngest country, WFP is empowering communities by constructing roads to improve food security and develop rural economies.

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In Somalia, Women and Children Are Bearing the Brunt of the Horn of Africa Drought

In response to the looming threat of famine, WFP has scaled up to reach more people than ever before in Somalia – people like Mido.

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Horn of Africa ‘Cannot Wait’: WFP Scales up Assistance as Historic Drought Raises Famine Threat

Since the start of the year, 9 million more people have slipped into severe hunger across Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia – leaving 22 million people struggling to find enough food to eat.

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