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.

New U.S. Funding Helps WFP Scale-Up Its COVID-19 Response in Iraq

The $6.25 million will help provide food to nearly 80,000 internally displaced Iraqis and 22,000 Syrian refugees, whose needs have grown as a result of the global pandemic.

Pope Francis Urges Help for “Small Children Who Are Hungry” in Syria and Lebanon

“There are small children who are hungry, who do not have anything to eat,” said the Pope, praying that leaders in the region would “be capable of making peace.”

Shawarmas From Syria: One Refugee Chef’s Story

Chef Majed fled Syria, was a refugee in Jordan and now is a successful chef at Foodhini, an online restaurant exclusively featuring immigrant and refugee chefs.

It’s Tea Time at Mohamad’s House, and the Whole World’s Invited

Meet Mohamad, a tiny tea enthusiast and Syrian refugee living in Lebanon. His is a story about how important tea is to communities around the world who rely on WFP for help.

After His Blossoming Beekeeping Business Was Destroyed by Syria’s Civil War, Here’s How WFP Helped Him Rebuild It.

On World Bee Day, we take a look back at the story of one man who lost everything to civil war but found hope in honey.

Cash Assistance From WFP and the European Union Helps Keep Syrian Refugees in Turkey Out of Poverty

Through the program, each family member receives $22 per month, and studies show that the 1.7 million refugees mostly spend it on rent, utilities, food and other household needs.

UNICEF, WFP Chiefs Wrap Up Two-Day Visit to Syria, See Impact of Conflict on Children and Families

The dangerous escalation in Northwest Syria is leaving one third of the Syrian people food insecure, 1 in 3 children out of school, and over half of all health facilities non-functional.

An Aid Worker’s Firsthand Account of the Crisis in Syria: “No one would do such a thing”

Families are arriving by the thousands at already over-crowded camps and they need everything — blankets, medicine, tents and, of course, food.

Fleeing Idlib: “One of The Most Dangerous Trips a Person Could Make”

More than 689,000 people are on the move in northwest Syria as fighting forces families further north. The journey is dangerous, and WFP is working hard to support people who are displaced.

Conflict in Idleb Disrupts WFP Food Distributions in Syria’s Northwest

Airstrikes and armed clashes in northwest Syria have displaced over 800,000 people since December 2019 – 80% of whom are women and children. Many families were forced to flee on foot in the middle of winter, with temperatures at night reaching 14 degrees Fahrenheit.

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.

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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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