Meet the river fording, jungle trekking, all-terrain vehicle that's helping us get food to people in the most remote places.
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.
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.
Burkina Faso, northeastern Nigeria, South Sudan and Yemen are facing famine from a toxic combination of conflict, economic decline, climate extremes and coronavirus.
Conflict – in all of its destructive forms – is the #1 reason millions of people are suffering from hunger. The scale is difficult to comprehend.
A new report exposes the destructive impact of conflict, climate change and economic crises, now compounded by COVID-19, in driving up hunger.
Fighting is keeping farmers from their fields and livestock keepers from their traditional grazing patterns: the violence is causing long term food insecurity across the region.
Two years ago, the UN Security Council unanimously adopted Resolution 2417. On this episode of Hacking Hunger, South Sudan Country Director Matthew Hollingworth reflects on its significance, now, and for the future.
A newly re-opened route from Kenya is helping WFP get essential food aid to struggling areas of South Sudan for the first time since 2018.
The socio-economic impact of coronavirus in East Africa and the Horn could kill more people than the pandemic itself.
The locust upsurge affecting East Africa is a graphic and shocking reminder of this region's vulnerability. Yet as ancient as this scourge is, its scale today is unprecedented in modern times.
Hunger is projected to get progressively worse between now and July, due mainly to depleted food stocks and high food prices. “The food security situation is dire,” said Matthew Hollingworth, WFP’s Country Director.