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.

Hacking Hunger – Episode 29: A Storytellers Farewell

In her final episode as host of “Hacking Hunger,” M.J. Altman turns the mic over to three women in Guatemala, Chad and Jordan.

‘I discovered a new world’ when I became a Storyteller

3 women, 3 very different stories, 1 training program—giving vulnerable young people a voice.

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.

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