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.
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.
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.
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.
The programs are designed to reduce inequality and discrimination, protect people against unemployment, sickness or losses of income, and increase their economic autonomy.
A destructive tropical storm is pushing even more people into hunger in El Salvador. Here's how WFP is helping.
The coronavirus could push 10 million more people into hunger across Latin America and the Caribbean. Here's how WFP plans to respond.
WFP, UNICEF and the Honduran Government are helping teachers deliver food to out-of-school students on the remote Mosquito Coast - by bicycle.
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.
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.
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.
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.