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.
Over the last five years, a new report found that an estimated 378,000 people have made the arduous trek from their homes in Central America across the border into the United States.
An innovate insurance program in Guatemala, run by WFP in partnership with Aseguradora Rural, enables farmers and entrepreneurs to become more resilient to climate crises and hunger.
On June 29th, World Food Program USA President and CEO Barron Segar sat down with the Executive Director of the Alliance to End Hunger, Eric Mitchell, to discuss hunger in Central America.
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.
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.
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.
You are hearing about all the migration. People have lost their jobs. They have lost their hope. We urgently need to help people with food as well as long-term development that requires more than a piecemeal approach.
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.
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.
In support of WFP's work to strengthen the government’s school feeding program, Amazon’s cooking supplies will benefit 500 Guatemalan schools, serving approximately 100,000 food-insecure students.