Hacking Hunger – Episode 34: Witnessing an Apocalypse

On March 14, 2019, Cyclone Idai slammed into central Mozambique. We spoke with Deborah Nguyen, an aid worker who was one of the first responders to this "apocalyptic" scene.

“Now all the boats have washed away… to Madagascar”

World Food Programme (WFP) drone team assesses the villages most affected by Cyclone Kenneth

74 year-old Angelina with her grandchildren, Mozambique

Angelina Chinhoca, age 74, (3rd from left) at home with some of her grandchildren, some orphans of both parents. She says that since Cyclone Idai, they sometimes spend a whole day without eating. WFP speeding up food distributions, being part of a multi sectoral support package which will be dropped at each location side (including Búzi, Guaraguara). Food and health are the priority.

How Extreme Weather Is Pushing More People Into Hunger

The two devastating cyclones that have hit Mozambique in six weeks seem to confirm something climate scientists have been saying for a while: weather is becoming more unpredictable, and extreme events more frequent.

The Humanitarian Monster Truck

Mozambique has suffered two record-breaking cyclones in one month. WFP's amphibious vehicles help deliver food to stranded communities. See how.

On the Front Lines of Disaster: WFP’s Emergency Response

In times of disaster, WFP responds immediately to meet the need. Here's how we're responding to Cyclone Kenneth, and how you can help.

Blow After Blow

As Mozambique reels from the consequences of Cyclone Idai, Cyclone Kenneth hits the north of the country.

World Food Programme Reaches 1 Million Flood-Affected People in Mozambique

The successful scale-up has been made possible by the generosity of donors. However, WFP still requires $130 million to be able to fully implement its response through June.

“We Are in a Desperate Situation”: WFP’s David Beasley Calls for Support in Mozambique, Yemen and Venezuela

“We need $175 million just for the next three months to keep people alive,” says Beasley.

Two friends, Wonder and Shayne, want to be WFP pilots when they grow up

19-year old Francisca Antonio, mother of two children, Mozambique

74 year-old Virginia Jone receives WFP emergency food rations , Mozambique