Armed conflict forced Leticia and her family to flee Colombia 20 years ago. Now, the crisis in Venezuela is forcing her to return to her country empty-handed. This is her story.
WFP is providing food assistance for those most urgently in need of support in what has emerged as one of the world’s worst hunger crises. In 2019, WFP aims to provide 12 million people with food and nutrition assistance with 100% rations across Yemen.
WFP is currently registering beneficiaries on the SCOPE system in Yemen. Registering beneficiaries on the SCOPE system allows WFP to expand the cash transfer program.
Saleh’s family live inside this tent. When they cannot afford breakfast they only have tea to drink. Saleh and his family fled from Bani Hassan due to the recent fighting in the area.
Malika fled before her sister Amina left their home village with her family. Malika helps Amina to prepare food for the entire family.
Amian with her children - Nuha (5), Muna (3) and Salem (6). Amina fled with her children from Bani Hassan after the conflict escalated in the area. Amina sold her clothes to feed her children.
Sami, 3, and Fares, 4, fled from Bani Hassan, Yemen. Sami and Fares couldn’t sleep at night as result of the bombing and airstrikes. Their parents had to sell their jewelry and borrow money to get transportation and flee to a safe place.
DRC is the world’s second largest hunger crisis after Yemen, with 13 million people food insecure – 5 million of which are children who are acutely malnourished.
On March 14, 2019, Cyclone Idai slammed into central Mozambique. We spoke with Deborah Nguyen, an aid worker who was one of the first responders to this "apocalyptic" scene.
Three UN agencies warn that 61% of the population - the highest rate ever - is projected to face crisis levels of food insecurity or worse by the end of July.
Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh is home to the world’s largest refugee camp. Nearly one million refugees live there and the World Food Programme is providing lifesaving assistance to 95 percent of them.
Day in and day out, the World Food Programme's humanitarian aid workers deliver life-saving assistance in physically and emotionally stressful conditions.