This Is What Extreme Hunger Looks Like Through the Eyes of Seven Small Children, Told in Photos

What does malnutrition do to the body of a young child? The effects are devastating, with lifelong consequences for children and their communities. Here are seven of their stories.

Government of Haiti Adopts WFP-Supported Social Protection and Promotion Policy

The programs are designed to reduce inequality and discrimination, protect people against unemployment, sickness or losses of income, and increase their economic autonomy.

These Are the Fastest-Deteriorating Emergencies to Look Out For in 2020

A new report hammers home the need for billions of dollars in investment to keep hunger from deepening its tentacles further into vulnerable locations across the world.

World Food Programme Forecasts Global Hunger Hotspots as New Decade Dawns

The sheer scale and complexity of the challenges in Africa and other regions will stretch the resources and capacity of WFP and other agencies to the limit.

The Latest From Haiti: “I don’t know what my children will eat.”

Millions of Haitians have been hit hard by rising prices, a weakening local currency and a drop in agricultural production. One in three are in need of urgent food assistance.

World Food Programme Ramping Up to Reach 700,000 With Emergency Operation in Haiti

“Poor Haitian families face a very dramatic situation” said Miguel Barreto, WFP Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean. One in three Haitians, or 3.7 million people, need urgent food assistance, including 1 million suffering severe hunger.

Empowering Girls Across the Globe

This World Food Day 2018, we’re excited to announce the three recipients of the Fall 2018 Catherine Bertini Trust Fund Awards.

What WFP Delivers: High-Energy Biscuits

High-energy biscuits are wheat-based, ready-to-eat biscuits are fortified and shelf-stable, packing a nutrition-filled punch in emergencies.

How We Got to Season 2

Season 1 of Hacking Hunger was an experiment that uncovered moments of joy, heartache and the unexpected. M.J. takes a look back at a few of her favorite interviews from Season 1 and shares what’s in store for Season 2 -- and what you can do to help her find hidden, human stories about food on the front lines of hunger.

Hacking Hunger – Episode 13: Handing Over the Mic to Haitian Voices After Matthew

When Hurricane Matthew slammed into Haiti last month, the storm ravaged its southern coast and left hundreds of thousands of families without food, shelter and clean water.

Handing Over the Mic to Haitian Voices After Matthew

When Hurricane Matthew slammed into Haiti last month, the storm ravaged its southern coast and left hundreds of thousands of families without food, shelter and clean water. But its devastation only tells part of the story.

Haiti

Before this year's political protests, Haiti was already one of the poorest countries in the Americas and one of the most food-insecure places in the world. Today, more than one in three Haitians needs urgent food assistance.

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Emergency in Lebanon

Explosion at Port of Beirut pushes families into hunger crisis: With no food and nowhere to turn they face dire consequences.

Rush lifesaving aid today.

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