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.
A new hunger hotspots report found that conflict, weather extremes, economic shocks, the lingering impacts of COVID-19 and the ripple effects from the war in Ukraine are pushing millions of people across the world into poverty and hunger.
With support from Mastercard, the WFP Centre of Excellence against Hunger in Brazil, Ação da Cidadania and local partners helped communities affected by the impacts of COVID-19.
The almost 1 million Rohingya refugees and their host community in Cox’s Bazar need continued support almost five years after they were forced to flee their homes for safety.
The question “Will world hunger be the next pandemic” essentially asks if the illnesses that come with extreme hunger will quickly spread across the globe. The short answer is yes and it’s already here.
A total of 45 million people are teetering on the edge of famine with overall global needs for humanitarian assistance on a clear upward trend and are now higher than ever.
The number of people on the brink of starvation across the Sahel has increased almost tenfold over the past three years and displacement by almost 400%.
WFP is expanding its school meals program in Venezuela to reach more than 110,000 students and school staff in the northwest of the country, building on a pilot program that started in July 2021 in the state of Falcón.
The American private sector and the U.S. government stepped up in a big way last year to meet rapidly rising global hunger. As we enter the new year, we still need your support - more than ever.
In Côte d'Ivoire, WFP works closely with local partners to provide people living with HIV with critical food and nutrition assistance.
What is driving the current rise in food prices and how does it affect the world’s most vulnerable people?
As conflict, climate change and the impact of the pandemic increase global hunger, Brühl joins the world’s largest humanitarian organization in its mission to reach a world with Zero Hunger.