Hacking Hunger – Episode 36: Hunger and Rain: The Story of The Dry Corridor

Published October 10, 2019

The tale of the Dry Corridor is one that’s becoming all too familiar. It’s one of extreme weather and desperation: hunger, drought and rain.

The Dry Corridor is the nickname given to a region in Central America that’s been suffering from erratic weather patterns fueled by climate change. For the past five years, it’s been devastating crops, and driving migration and hunger.

In this podcast, we spoke with Elio Rujano, a WFP communications officer based in Panama. He has witnessed firsthand the impact climate change is having on families in the Dry Corridor who are already struggling to survive.