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.

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.

Jose is Thriving

Read how the support of the Astellas USA Foundation is creating a positive impact on the lives of Salvadoran children.

Transforming a Child’s Fate in the First 1,000 Days

How Astellas and WFP are helping mothers and children with nutrition in El Salvador.

El Salvador

Bringing Relief to Families in El Salvador

For the second year in a row, Central America has suffered a devastating drought that has pushed tens of thousands of people into hunger. Learn how WFP is responding.

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