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.
While Yemen’s crisis is complex, the effect of years of war on families like Abdullatif’s is clear. “I don’t care about my future now. What I care about now is how I can feed my kids,” said Abdullatif.
It's remarkable what young ones can do with so little - especially when they're living on the frontlines of war and hunger.
Conflict is a vicious force, and one that's pushed innocent civilians to the most extreme levels of hunger imaginable. Nearly all of them live in the same places.
WFP Executive Director Beasley has urged the world to step up support for the people of Yemen, saying WFP food assistance in the country could soon start to run out.
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Qatar’s support, part of which will go to WFP, is critical for staving off famine in Yemen and will save millions of lives.
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.
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.
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.
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