Pope Francis Urges Help for “Small Children Who Are Hungry” in Syria and Lebanon

“There are small children who are hungry, who do not have anything to eat,” said the Pope, praying that leaders in the region would “be capable of making peace.”

More Syrians Than Ever Before in the Grip of Hunger and Poverty

An estimated 9.3M Syrians are now food insecure – an increase of 1.4M people in the last six months alone – and food prices are 200% higher than last year.

This Father’s Day, We’re Honoring Dads Around the World Fighting to Feed Their Kids

This fathers day, we're taking a look at how dads around the world do what they can to keep their families safe in the face of conflict, displacement and hunger.

Hacking Hunger: Episode 48 – Recognizing The Role of Hunger in Politics and War

Two years ago, the UN Security Council unanimously adopted Resolution 2417. On this episode of Hacking Hunger, South Sudan Country Director Matthew Hollingworth reflects on its significance, now, and for the future.

The Role of Hunger in Politics and War

Two years ago, the UN Security Council unanimously adopted Resolution 2417. On this episode of Hacking Hunger, South Sudan Country Director Matthew Hollingworth reflects on its significance, now, and for the future.

It’s Tea Time at Mohamad’s House, and the Whole World’s Invited

Meet Mohamad, a tiny tea enthusiast and Syrian refugee living in Lebanon. His is a story about how important tea is to communities around the world who rely on WFP for help.

After His Blossoming Beekeeping Business Was Destroyed by Syria’s Civil War, Here’s How WFP Helped Him Rebuild It.

On World Bee Day, we take a look back at the story of one man who lost everything to civil war but found hope in honey.

Number of Hungry People Spikes in Central Sahel as COVID-19 Looms

“Our message to the world is clear: Look away now and the consequences will be no less than catastrophic,” says Chris Nikoi, WFP’s Regional Director for West Africa.

Hacking Hunger – Ep. 42: Inside the Lives of Women Living Through World’s Worst Humanitarian Crisis

Hunger is cruel to everyone, but it’s not completely blind. Women – especially in times of war – are more at risk. Yemen is no exception to this rule, and as the nation’s conflict drags into its fifth year, women find themselves in increasingly difficult circumstances.

Cash Assistance From WFP and the European Union Helps Keep Syrian Refugees in Turkey Out of Poverty

Through the program, each family member receives $22 per month, and studies show that the 1.7 million refugees mostly spend it on rent, utilities, food and other household needs.

UNICEF, WFP Chiefs Wrap Up Two-Day Visit to Syria, See Impact of Conflict on Children and Families

The dangerous escalation in Northwest Syria is leaving one third of the Syrian people food insecure, 1 in 3 children out of school, and over half of all health facilities non-functional.

An Aid Worker’s Firsthand Account of the Crisis in Syria: “No one would do such a thing”

Families are arriving by the thousands at already over-crowded camps and they need everything — blankets, medicine, tents and, of course, food.

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