Young and Gifted: Against all Odds, Refugees in Malawi Rebuild Their Lives Through Passion and Entrepreneurship

To mark World Youth Skills Day, we would like to introduce five young and gifted refugees who left their homes in the DRC and now live in the Dzaleka refugee camp.

Hunger Pandemic: Food Security Report Confirms WFP’s Worst Fears

The SOFI report estimates that up to 811 million people went hungry in 2020 due to climate extremes and economic slowdowns exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic.

UN Report: Pandemic Year Marked by Spike in World Hunger

There was a dramatic worsening of world hunger in 2020, the United Nations said today – much of it likely related to the fallout of COVID-19.

Pandemic Job Losses Conspire With High Food Prices to Push Food Out of Reach for Millions

High food prices, driven by conflict, economic fragility and the impacts of La Niña, are making food unaffordable for millions of families already struggling because of the pandemic.

Trouble in the Tropics: Climate Change, COVID-19 and the Relentless Cycle of Hunger

For International Day of the Tropics, we're taking a deeper look at how climate presents unique challenges for those living in the Dry Corridor and how WFP is helping to break the cycle of hunger. 

A New COVID-19 Mantra? ‘Nobody Is Safe Until Everybody Is Fed’

Now more than ever, with four countries on the edge of famine, it is important to explore the links between hunger, the virus and vaccines. 

What Is the G7 and How Can It Help Us Fight Famine?

The most powerful tool we have to prevent famine is emergency food assistance. World leaders have a chance at this year’s G7 summit call for the funding, resources and policies to save millions of lives. 

Funding Crunch Forces WFP to Scale Back Food Assistance to Syrian Refugees in Jordan

WFP urgently needs funding to continue assistance to vulnerable refugees, to stop families falling into further food insecurity and deeper poverty.

Volunteers Mount Their Bikes to Tackle Poor Nutrition in Zambia

Clara is at the forefront of the fight against malnutrition, and is one of 480 trained community health volunteers trained by WFP.

Climate Change, Food Security and Humanitarian Emergencies

Climate change is threatening our complex global food system which is already struggling to meet the needs of a growing and changing population.  

WFP Ramps up Support to Yemen’s Famine Risk Areas

Escalating conflict, economic decline, rising global commodity prices and COVID-19 have all contributed to an alarming increase in acute hunger in Yemen over the last year.

WFP and Crisis Group Partner to Strengthen Conflict Prevention and Support Pathways to Peace

WFP has partnered with the International Crisis Group to boost its conflict prevention capacity as it continues to deliver life-saving food to the world’s most vulnerable people.

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