“La Casa de Oro”: Growing a House of Green Gold in Central America’s Dry Corridor

There’s little remarkable about a greenhouse growing chilies, cucumbers and tomatoes until you learn that it's in the ‘Dry Corridor’—a vast stretch of Central America where drought is pushing more and more people into hunger.

Barren Farms, Violent Crime and No Jobs. Here’s What Most of Us Don’t Know About Migration

Today, the global spotlight on the Central American migration crisis has left many to question what the root causes are of the migration. We have some answers, and they all boil down to one thing: hunger.

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.

To Untangle America’s Complex Border Challenges, We Must First Tame Climate Change and Hunger

There are no easy solutions to untangle America’s complex border challenges, but there are remedies that can alleviate vulnerable people's need to migrate. They begin with understanding what truly drives the hunger that prompts so many people to leave their homes.

Battered by Climate Shocks and Bruised by Economic Crisis Millions More in Central America Face Hunger

Communities in Central America have hit rock bottom: Many now have nowhere to live and are staying in temporary shelters, surviving on next to nothing.

Hurricane Eta Leaves Millions in Central America Needing Urgent Food Assistance

Eta arrived at the worst time, making life harder for millions of people already hard hit by years of erratic weather and the socioeconomic crisis COVID-19 caused.

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.

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.

The Dry Corridor in Central America

The Dry Corridor in Central America is experiencing one of the worst droughts of the last ten years with over 1.4 million people in need of food assistance. El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua are the most vulnerable countries.

Erratic Weather Patterns in the Central American Dry Corridor Leave 1.4 Million People in Urgent Need of Food Assistance

Prolonged droughts followed by heavy rain have destroyed more than half of the corn and bean crops that subsistence farmers rely on to survive.

Forced to Leave Their Homes Because of Climate Change

There's been a lot of news about migrant flows from Central America to the United States. Here's a look at how communities in the Dry Corridor are forced to choose: adapt to a changing climate, or leave.

The Story of Jose

José is thriving. The Astellas USA Foundation is creating a positive impact on the lives of Salvadoran children in the short- and long-term.

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