Hunger Could Double in East Africa and the Horn in Months as Coronavirus Spreads

The socio-economic impact of coronavirus in East Africa and the Horn could kill more people than the pandemic itself.

WFP Launches Ethiopian Government-Supported Air Hub for COVID-19 Response

The first United Nations “Solidarity Flight” is scheduled to leave Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, today - from there, the aircraft will transport the vital medical cargo to all countries in Africa, where supplies are desperately needed to contain the spread of COVID-19.

Locusts in East Africa: A Race Against Time

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.

How Can We End World Hunger? Travel Expert Rick Steves Visits Guatemala and Ethiopia to Explore Answers.

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.

Hacking Hunger – Episode 41: How Can We End World Hunger? Travel Expert Rick Steves Visits Guatemala and Ethiopia to Explore Answers.

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.

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.

Why Do Floods Follow Droughts? Look to Ethiopia.

Imagine waking up to a wave of water running across your floor and hearing your six children cry out in fear. This is what happened to Agan in Ethiopia when floods washed away everything she had.

Food Distribution in Ethiopia

“When You’re as Hungry as I Was, You Think of Dying.”

This month, we’re celebrating some of the people from across the globe who have overcome hunger. Here are seven of their stories.

Drought Is Driving Ethiopians Further Into Hunger

As Ethiopia braces for another year of meager rainfall, farmers search for food as hundreds of thousands of people from neighboring countries seek refuge from conflict within its borders.

Championing Women and Girls Around the World

On International Women’s Day, World Food Program USA is proud to announce our recipients of the Spring 2018 Catherine Bertini Trust Fund awards—Starfish and the International Institute of Rural Reconstruction.

Crisis Zone Food Cuts

There isn't enough food — for refugees, for vulnerable families in conflict zones and for people struggling on the brink of famine.

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urgent Yemen update

COVID-19 threatens to push 1.2M more desperate Yemenis to starvation if we don’t act now.

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