With Loving, Tender Care: A Tribute to Grandparents on the Frontlines of the Fight Against Childhood Hunger

In honor of Grandparents’ Day, here are six stories of grandparents bringing joy, comfort and strength to their families.  

Statement by WFP Executive Director on Qatari Funding for Humanitarian Operations in Yemen

Qatar’s support, part of which will go to WFP, is critical for staving off famine in Yemen and will save millions of lives.

On the Brink Again: In Yemen, Safiah’s Family is One of Millions Trying to Keep Hunger at Bay

Six years of conflict have taken a devastating toll on millions of Yemeni families, and now famine is a stark reality without urgently needed funding.

WFP Ramps up Support to Yemen’s Famine Risk Areas

Escalating conflict, economic decline, rising global commodity prices and COVID-19 have all contributed to an alarming increase in acute hunger in Yemen over the last year.

What the “Hunger Season” Means for Farmers Fighting Famine

The hunger season can last for months, and it’s a particularly challenging time for subsistence farmers and their families, who solely rely on what they grow.

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

Conflict is a vicious force, and one that's pushed 88 million innocent civilians to the most extreme levels of hunger imaginable. Nearly all of them live in the same places.

Celebrating Ramadan in Yemen: “the Graveyard for the Living”

Seven incredible women share their experiences of extreme hardship during Ramadan in war-torn Yemen.

Yemen is Heading Toward the Biggest Famine in Modern History, WFP Chief Warns UN Security Council

Roughly, one child in Yemen will die every 75 seconds, said World Food Programme Executive Director David Beasley during his address to the United Nations Security Council today. Beasley called for an end to the conflict and fuel blockade that are propelling Yemen towards the biggest famine in modern history.

WFP Chief Appeals for Peace as Yemen Teeters on Edge of Famine

Over half of the people in Yemen are facing acute food shortages with millions knocking on the door of famine. We have the vaccine to save their lives - it's food, and all we need is the funding.

Vital Air Links in Crisis Countries at Risk as Humanitarian Air Service Faces Severe Funding Gap

The critical lifeline transports humanitarian workers and lifesaving cargo to some of the most challenging and hard-to-reach locations

Acute Malnutrition Threatens Half of Children Under Five in Yemen in 2021: UN

The humanitarian crisis in Yemen continues to exert a terrible toll on children, warns UN agencies FAO, UNICEF, WFP and WHO.

Mustering Hope to Reduce Global Hunger in 2021

WFP never abandons hope. We're applying it in spades to roll back one of the most severe hunger catastrophes in our six decades of existence.

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