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The two devastating cyclones that have hit Mozambique in the space of just over a month seem to confirm something climate scientists have been saying for a while: the weather is becoming more unpredictable, and extreme events more frequent.
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The Dry Corridor in Central America is experiencing one of the worst droughts of the last ten years with over 1.4 million people in need of food assistance. El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua are the most vulnerable countries.
As Mozambique reels from the consequences of Cyclone Idai, Cyclone Kenneth hits the north of the country.
Prolonged droughts followed by heavy rain have destroyed more than half of the corn and bean crops that subsistence farmers rely on to survive.
We need “a systemwide transformation” in the way we live, work, govern and grow our food. It's no small task.
“The water level rose up to our elbows. My husband and I were carrying our children in our arms...We were trapped."
The successful scale-up has been made possible by the generosity of donors. However, WFP still requires $130 million to be able to fully implement its response through June.
Hunger does not exist in isolation. As we celebrate Earth Day, Rick Leach, WFP USA CEO, asks us to remember that the climate and hunger are interconnected.
For the third year in a row, hunger is on the rise – 821 million people across the globe are hungry. In a world of such abundance, how can that be? To help you better understand, we’ve explained the four pillars that affect food security: availability, access, utilization and stability. Watch to learn more about why people go hungry, and what you can do to help.
$140 million is needed as the World Food Programme (WFP) steps up assistance in Mozambique.
Almost 60 WFP staff have been deployed to Mozambique and 45 more are on the way. WFP requires $140 million to continue life-saving operations for the next three months.