WFP Operations Risk Grinding to a Halt in Chad as Refugees Flee Darfur Killings

WFP is today warning of a looming halt to its food and nutrition assistance to 1.4 million crisis-affected populations in Chad – including newly arrived Sudanese refugees – due to funding constraints.

Read more +
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.

Read more +
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.

Read more +
Hunger in West Africa Reaches Record High in a Decade as the Region Faces Crisis Exacerbated by Russia-Ukraine Conflict

The war in Ukraine is violently disrupting the global trade of food, fertilizers and oil products, with the already high prices of agricultural products reaching record highs not seen in West Africa since 2011.

Read more +
Sahel Faces Worsening Food Crisis Amid Growing Instability and Displacement, WFP Chief Warns

The number of people on the brink of starvation across the Sahel has increased almost tenfold over the past three years and displacement by almost 400%.

Read more +
Handmade Toys by the World’s Most Resilient Children

It's remarkable what young ones can do with so little - especially when they're living on the frontlines of war and hunger.

Read more +
A Force of Nature: Hunger and Climate Crises in Ten Photographs From Around the Globe

To mark Nature Photography Day, we’re looking at ten stunning photographs from some of the hungriest places on earth.

Read more +
How to Grow Goat Food in the Sahara, Barley in Refugee Camps & Veggies in Desert Slums

Refugees are rigging up simple hydroponic production units using only local materials to grow fresh grass for their goats. It's just one way WFP's helps people in conflict zones.

Read more +
Here’s How U.N. Volunteers Help Us Feed Hungry People Around the World

More than 800 U.N. Volunteers have served with WFP in the past decade, helping us save lives in over 70 countries.

Read more +
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.

Read more +
The Women and Girls Uprooted by Boko Haram

With their homes destroyed and their husbands killed, the women and children who fled Boko Haram in Nigeria, Chad and Cameroon have nowhere to turn.

Read more +
Climate Change & Hunger: Stories From 6 African Countries

Extreme weather events are rapidly increasing hunger and malnourishment. From hurricanes and flooding to droughts and desertification, these six stories portray the very real, very human impacts of a warming world.

Read more +