Climate Change & Hunger: Stories From 6 African Countries

Extreme weather events are rapidly increasing hunger and malnourishment. From hurricanes and flooding to droughts and desertification, these six stories portray the very real, very human impacts of a warming world.

Vulnerable People Will Suffer Most: The True Impact of Climate Change

Reknowned climate change expert Alexander Verbeek answers questions on the impact of climate change and who it will hurt the most.

14 Facts Linking Climate, Disasters & Hunger

Disasters disproportionately affect the world's poorest people and communities, significantly increasing hunger, malnutrition and their exposure to risk. Here are 14 key facts on the link between disasters and hunger.

Infographic: How Extreme Weather Causes Extreme Hunger

Climate change is the second leading cause of global hunger. Click, swipe and scroll your way through our interactive infographic to see the whole story.

Why Do Floods Follow Droughts? Look to Ethiopia.

Imagine waking up to a wave of water running across your floor and hearing your six children cry out in fear. This is what happened to Agan in Ethiopia when floods washed away everything she had.

6 Solutions to Climate Change & Hunger

Climate change isn't coming. It's already here, and it's the second leading cause of global hunger. Here are the six most effective things we can do about it.

WFP Provides Innovative Assistance to Flood-Affected People in North Western Bangladesh

With more than 700 rivers, Bangladesh is increasingly seeing the impact of climate change. To help, 5,000 households have now received $53 through an innovative forecast-based financing project.

How Will Families in Somalia Survive the Driest Season in 35 Years?

Ongoing drought in Somalia means families are facing severe hunger, struggling to adapt and looking for any way to continue their everyday lives.

It’s Time to Do More Than Talk About the Weather

As rising temperatures cause spikes in unpredictable weather, the world’s most vulnerable populations are hit hardest. It's time to stop talking about the weather and start doing something about it.

The Perfect Climate for Floods, Drought & Global Hunger

Right now, 80 percent of the world’s hungry people live in areas prone to natural disasters and extreme weather, which creates exactly the right conditions for hunger to take hold. Here are the top five ways extreme weather leads to hunger.

Hacking Hunger – Episode 34: Witnessing an Apocalypse

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.

Record Number of People Facing Critical Lack of Food in South Sudan

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.

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