Resilience is at the heart of all WFP programs. WFP USA President and CEO Barron Segar looks back on how humanity’s resilience was tested by multiple overlapping crises in 2022 and how WFP USA responded.
The 2023 edition of the State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World (SOFI) report reveals that conflict, the COVID-19 pandemic and extreme weather have pushed 122 million more people into hunger since 2019.
World Food Program USA’s Spring 2023 Statement of Impact provides a snapshot of the global hunger crisis and how the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) continues to respond. The report summarizes key events from January – May of this year.
A new United Nations report found that acute hunger is set to increase in magnitude and severity in 22 countries between June and November of 2023.
Millions of people in the Horn of Africa are trapped in a hunger emergency as the region lurches from crisis to crisis.
WFP warns that an additional 2.5 million people in Sudan are expected to slip into hunger in the coming months as a result of the ongoing violence in the country. This would take acute hunger in Sudan to record levels.
The number of people experiencing acute hunger rose for the fourth consecutive year in 2022, according to the latest Global Report on Food Crises (GRFC).
In the past few weeks, fighting between military groups in Sudan has resulted in multiple civilian injuries and casualties. This sudden burst of conflict might be surprising, but it’s just the latest in a complex of history of war in Sudan. We’ll briefly explain what’s happening in Sudan, the history of how the conflict got here and how it’s affecting Sudanese civilians.
World Food Program USA today released a new report – Dangerously Hungry: The Link Between Food Insecurity and Conflict – which examines the ways hunger acts as a driver of conflict around the world.
WFP calls for an increase in humanitarian assistance for Syria as its people grapple with the devastating impact of recent earthquakes and a 12-year-long conflict.
Pope Francis begins his visit to two of the world’s worst hunger crises: the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and South Sudan. His visit comes at a time when WFP faces shrinking funds to reach millions facing severe hunger in these countries.
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