Coronavirus Threatens to Push Millions of Children Into Malnutrition: The Time to Act Is Now

There is no time to wait. The choices we make today will determine millions of children's futures for months, years and decades to come.

Alaa Fed Her Baby Sugar Water, and 6 More Stories of Raising Infants Without Food.

How can moms breastfeed if they can’t feed themselves? What role do fathers play in infant nutrition? How do refugee parents find food in a war zone? These are their stories.

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.

FAQ: The 6 Things You Need to Know About Childhood Hunger This Summer

It's hard to imagine the scale of childhood hunger. Our FAQ breaks down the issue into who, what, where, when and why.

Teach a Woman to Grow Sweet Potatoes, Feed Her Children for a Lifetime

Dorica Samson's 2-year-old son refused to feed on anything other than breast milk, and he eventually fell sick. Things look a lot different for them these days.

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Nearly half of all children under the age of five die from hunger-related causes. It's an emergency on a global scale, and we're doing whatever we can to stop it.

You Asked, We Answered: How Is WFP Helping Mothers and Babies During the Coronavirus Pandemic?

The key to ending malnutrition is not a mystery, nor does it require a high-tech innovation. It starts with the first 1,000 days of a child's life. And it starts with the mother.

Childhood, Interrupted: Are We Meeting the Needs of Adolescent Mothers?

We need to remind the world of the exponential power of investing in adolescent girls. "If this was the stock market, you’d have investors flocking," says one doctor.

How to Win the World Food Prize: Lawrence Haddad’s Work in Global Nutrition

Lawrence Haddad won the prestigious World Food Prize in 2018 for his work in global nutrition. We asked him what it takes to win and how transforming business can elevate nutrition and change the world.

Why I’m Passionate About the First 1,000 Days

Lucy Sullivan, founder of 1,000 Days, answers our questions about child malnutrition and why she's passionate about making a difference in the first 1,000 days.

Hacking Hunger – Episode 33: Breastfeeding in Emergencies

With one million people, Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh is the world’s largest refugee camp, and 80 percent are women and children. Tracy Dube, a WFP nutritionist in the camp, talks about the challenges that pregnant mothers, new moms and young children face in this pop-up city.

To Achieve Zero Hunger, Food Is Not Enough

Providing food to hungry people is just one part of ending hunger. We also need long-term solutions like sustainable farming, increasing the efficiency of local markets and making sure people earn enough money to support themselves.

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Emergency in Lebanon

Explosion at Port of Beirut pushes families into hunger crisis: With no food and nowhere to turn they face dire consequences.

Rush lifesaving aid today.

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