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.

Female Farmers Are Breaking Men’s “Economic Control” Over Women in Nicaragua

Nicaraguan women explain how they overcame old ways of doing things, where men controlled the family's money and material goods. Now women are farming land, making joint decisions and managing household income.

How Can We End World Hunger? Travel Expert Rick Steves Visits Guatemala and Ethiopia to Explore Answers.

On this episode of Hacking Hunger, we spoke to travel expert Rick Steves on about his recent journey to Ethiopia and Guatemala to learn more about the problem of global hunger and how to solve it.

Hacking Hunger – Episode 41: How Can We End World Hunger? Travel Expert Rick Steves Visits Guatemala and Ethiopia to Explore Answers.

On this episode of Hacking Hunger, we spoke to travel expert Rick Steves on about his recent journey to Ethiopia and Guatemala to learn more about the problem of global hunger and how to solve it.

These Are the Fastest-Deteriorating Emergencies to Look Out For in 2020

A new report hammers home the need for billions of dollars in investment to keep hunger from deepening its tentacles further into vulnerable locations across the world.

World Food Programme Forecasts Global Hunger Hotspots as New Decade Dawns

The sheer scale and complexity of the challenges in Africa and other regions will stretch the resources and capacity of WFP and other agencies to the limit.

The Latest From Haiti: “I don’t know what my children will eat.”

Millions of Haitians have been hit hard by rising prices, a weakening local currency and a drop in agricultural production. One in three are in need of urgent food assistance.

World Food Programme Ramping Up to Reach 700,000 With Emergency Operation in Haiti

“Poor Haitian families face a very dramatic situation” said Miguel Barreto, WFP Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean. One in three Haitians, or 3.7 million people, need urgent food assistance, including 1 million suffering severe hunger.

Hacking Hunger – Episode 36: Hunger and Rain: The Story of The Dry Corridor

In this podcast, we speak with Elio Rujano,who has witnessed firsthand the impact climate change is having on families in the Dry Corridor who are already struggling to survive.

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.

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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WFP Receives Nobel Peace Prize

Conflict is the #1 cause of hunger and we’re working on the front lines.

Yemen’s people have been hit hardest, and they urgently need YOUR help to keep from starving.

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