Handmade Toys by the World’s Most Resilient Children

It's remarkable what young ones can do with so little - especially when they're living on the front lines of war and hunger.

UN Agencies’ Alarm at Worsening Hunger in South Sudan

Conflict, floods and COVID-19 are pushing more people into extreme hunger.

65% of the World’s Hungriest People Live in Just Ten Countries. Why?

Conflict is a vicious force, and one that's pushed 77 million innocent civilians to the most extreme levels of hunger imaginable. Nearly all of them live in the same places.

“I Am Hopeful for Peace.” One Mother’s Story of Surviving Conflict and Loss in South Sudan

“On May 8, 2018, I gave birth to my last-born child, and the next day, on May 9, my husband was killed," says Deborah. Her and her children have seen more than their share of hardship, including hunger.

Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony and Content – December 10th

The Nobel recognition of the United Nations World Food Programme comes as famine again threatens millions of people, especially in four conflict-affected countries.

Food Is the First Line of Defense Against AIDS

Many people don’t realize the strong link between hunger and AIDS, but it is one of the major reasons why I became president and CEO of World Food Program USA.

Meet SHERP: The All-Terrain Vehicle Helping Us Save Lives in the Hardest-to-Reach Places

Meet the river fording, jungle trekking, all-terrain vehicle that's helping us get food to people in the most remote places. 

Op-Ed: We’ve Averted Famine in the Past — We Must Do It Again

In fragile and conflict-hit countries, it’s not the virus itself that will do most harm. It’s the missed vaccinations, the missed education and the missed daily wages that means a family can’t eat.

The Role of Hunger in Politics and War

Two years ago, the UN Security Council unanimously adopted Resolution 2417, banning hunger as a weapon of war. Here we reflect on its significance and what difference it's made.

UN Food Agencies Warn of Rising Levels of Acute Hunger With Potential Risk of Famine in Four Hotspots

Burkina Faso, northeastern Nigeria, South Sudan and Yemen are facing famine from a toxic combination of conflict, economic decline, climate extremes and coronavirus.

Children at War: Six Stories From the Most Dangerous Places on Earth

Hunger is terrible, but especially cruel to children. And it's a daily reality for millions of them – a scale that’s difficult for most of us to imagine.

War Devastates Kids, Communities and Countries. But It’s Great for One Thing: Hunger

Conflict – in all of its destructive forms – is the #1 reason millions of people are suffering from hunger. The scale is difficult to comprehend.

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