WFP announces the pause of General Food Distributions in areas of Yemen under the Sana'a Based Authorities' (SBA) control, driven by limited funding and the absence of an agreement with the authorities.
These are the 10 worst hunger crises in the world today based on where the U.N. World Food Programme works and has collected recent data. The crises are ranked by the total number of people facing severe hunger in each country.
WFP has delivered urgently needed food assistance to 115,000 people in Syria and Türkiye in the first four days since deadly earthquakes struck the region.
The 1 millionth ton of wheat purchased by the U.S. government for global hunger relief efforts left Vancouver, Washington on November 26. The shipment is destined for WFP’s operations in Yemen.
For only $15 dollars, the U.N. World Food Programme could send a child like Ferdous enough school meals for three months.
Here are seven stories of mothers who are protecting, caring for and feeding their families. Each simply wants their children to live in safety with access to good food and education.
As the Muslim holy month of Ramadan begins, the soaring cost of food staples in import-dependent Middle Eastern and North African countries is creating ever greater challenges for millions of families.
Desperate levels of hunger in Yemen are set to become catastrophic as the Ukraine crisis pushes up food prices and a nearly $900M funding gap makes further cuts in food assistance more certain.
Yemen’s already dire hunger crisis is teetering on the edge of outright catastrophe, with 17.4 million people now in need of food assistance.
Food prices have more than doubled across much of Yemen over the past year, leaving more than half of the country in need of food assistance.
WFP staff in Yemen, the Central Sahel and Sudan share their thoughts on what peace would mean for families caught in the crossfires of hunger and conflict.
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.