WFP Chief Warns of Looming Famine as Yemen Faces Countdown to Catastrophe

In an address this morning to the UN Security Council, WFP's CEO David Beasley made an urgent appeal: "Don’t turn your backs on the people of Yemen."

UN Food Agencies Warn of Rising Levels of Acute Hunger With Potential Risk of Famine in Four Hotspots

Burkina Faso, northeastern Nigeria, South Sudan and Yemen are facing famine from a toxic combination of conflict, economic decline, climate extremes and coronavirus.

Malnutrition Surges Among Young Children in Yemen as Conditions Worsen

We’ve been warning since July that Yemen is on the brink of a catastrophic food security crisis. We're now at risk of losing an entire generation of Yemen’s young children.

War Devastates Kids, Communities and Countries. But It’s Great for One Thing: Hunger

Conflict – in all of its destructive forms – is the #1 reason millions of people are suffering from hunger. The scale is difficult to comprehend.

Yemen Teeters on the Brink as Conflict and Economic Crises Grind On

Yemen is one of the most complex operating environments in the world, and millions are suffering. We need increased funding to help the country turn a corner.

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 Report: Yemen Sees Return to Alarming Levels of Food Insecurity

Today's analysis "is truly heart-breaking": More than 1 million more people in the southern areas of Yemen will face severe hunger by the end of this year.

Hacking Hunger – Ep. 42: Inside the Lives of Women Living Through World’s Worst Humanitarian Crisis

Hunger is cruel to everyone, but it’s not completely blind. Women – especially in times of war – are more at risk. Yemen is no exception to this rule, and as the nation’s conflict drags into its fifth year, women find themselves in increasingly difficult circumstances.

Inside the Lives of Women Living Through World’s Worst Humanitarian Crisis

On this episode of Hacking Hunger, we speak with WFP's Annabel Symington in Yemen. The stories she tells us of Yemen's women are either heartbreaking or heartwarming...sometimes both.

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.

World Food Programme Forecasts Global Hunger Hotspots as New Decade Dawns

The sheer scale and complexity of the challenges in Africa and other regions will stretch the resources and capacity of WFP and other agencies to the limit.

Hacking Hunger – Episode 39: A Yemeni Aid Worker on What It’s Like to Live Through the World’s Worst Humanitarian Crisis

In this episode of Hacking Hunger, we asked WFP staffer and Yemeni citizen Mohammed Ghanim what it's like living through the world's worst humanitarian crisis.

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