The Price Tag of a Poor Diet Is a Lot Higher Than You Think

Can you put a price on the cost of poor diets? The UN World Food Programme has, and it’s a hefty bill.

Amazon Donates Critical Cooking Supplies to Guatemalan schools

In support of WFP's work to strengthen the government’s school feeding program, Amazon’s cooking supplies will benefit 500 Guatemalan schools, serving approximately 100,000 food-insecure students.

Hunger Rises as COVID-19 Cases Surge in Latin America

Latin America is facing a perfect storm of inequality, struggling economies, political unrest, hurricane season and the pandemic. Without immediate action, hunger could rise by nearly 300 percent.

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.

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.

Fall Out of COVID-19 Severely Affects Food Security of Migrants in South America

Latin America and the Caribbean is expected to register an alarming 269% rise in the number of people facing severe food insecurity compared to 2019.

Government of Haiti Adopts WFP-Supported Social Protection and Promotion Policy

The programs are designed to reduce inequality and discrimination, protect people against unemployment, sickness or losses of income, and increase their economic autonomy.

Tropical Storm Amanda Severely Impacts Food Security of 340,000 Salvadorans

A destructive tropical storm is pushing even more people into hunger in El Salvador. Here's how WFP is helping.

COVID-19: Millions at Risk of Severe Food Insecurity in Latin America and Caribbean

The coronavirus could push 10 million more people into hunger across Latin America and the Caribbean. Here's how WFP plans to respond.

After Coronavirus Closed Schools in the Poorest, Most Vulnerable and Remote Part of Honduras, Teachers Got on Bikes to Deliver Food to Hungry Kids

WFP, UNICEF and the Honduran Government are helping teachers deliver food to out-of-school students on the remote Mosquito Coast - by bicycle.

Coronavirus Has Sent Ecuador Spiraling Into an Emergency. This Is How Families Are Struggling to Adapt.

Guayaquil, Ecuador has become a hotspot in the COVID-19 crisis, as an aggressive outbreak recently hit the city. WFP talked to a beneficiary family there to see how their coping in this turbulent time.

UN Response Depot Pivotal in Dealing With COVID-19 in Latin America and Caribbean

The United Nations Humanitarian Response Depot (UNHRD) in Panama has already airlifted more than eight tons of supplies, including COVID-19 kits, to 24 countries.

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COVID-19 threatens to push 1.2M more desperate Yemenis to starvation if we don’t act now.

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