We need another $172 million over the next six months to keep millions of kids and families from starving in the face of violent conflict and displacement.
The locust upsurge affecting East Africa is a graphic and shocking reminder of this region's vulnerability. Yet as ancient as this scourge is, its scale today is unprecedented in modern times.
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.
When Ebola spread through Western Africa in 2014, it killed more than 11,000 people. Now it’s back – and the Democratic Republic of Congo is at its epicenter in a critical phase. We spoke to Jacques David, WFP communications officer, about how WFP is helping fight ebola with food.
When Ebola spread through Western Africa in 2014, it killed more than 11,000 people. Now it’s back – and the DRC is at its epicenter. For our Hacking Hunger podcast, we spoke to Jacques David, WFP communications officer, about how WFP is helping fight ebola with food.
Hunger is especially cruel to children. And it's a daily reality for millions of them – a scale that’s difficult for most of us to imagine.
Conflict – in all of its destructive forms – is the #1 reason millions of people are suffering from hunger. The scale is difficult to comprehend.
Conflict is the #1 cause of hunger in the world. It uproots families, destroys economies, ruins infrastructure and brings agricultural production to a halt.
The Ebola outbreak in the DRC has been declared a public health emergency of international concern. In the last year, there have been more than 2,600 confirmed cases and more than 1,800 deaths.
DRC is the world’s second largest hunger crisis after Yemen, with 13 million people food insecure – 5 million of which are children who are acutely malnourished.
Flooding affects millions of people in Congo. We look back at using advanced analytics for flood response there.
According to two new reports , the reason is clear: Man-made conflict is the #1 driver of hunger on the planet.