Make no mistake: COVID-19 has made the hungry hungrier and the poor poorer. But how? What does the next year hold? Chase Sova, WFP USA senior director of public policy and thought leadership, takes a look back at the impact of COVID-19 on global food security and tells you what you need to know.
We are seeing a catastrophe unfold before our very eyes. Famine – driven by conflict, and fueled by climate shocks and the COVID-19 hunger pandemic – is knocking on the door for millions of families.
In the last year, COVID-19 has left 370 million children without school meals. WFP has begun building a school feeding coalition to find sustainable and innovative funding sources for school feeding programs, strengthen evidence and guidance to improve said programs and bring together multiple sectors to achieve better outcomes for school children globally.
Women and girls make up half of our global community - It’s time they were included in leadership positions at every level and integrated in all spheres and stages of pandemic response and recovery.
The world had an expanding safety net, with school feeding a growing priority for governments. Then COVID-19 arrived and smashed it all.
We need to get school feeding programs running again - even better than before - to stop COVID destroying the futures of millions of the world’s most vulnerable children.
Communities in Central America have hit rock bottom: Many now have nowhere to live and are staying in temporary shelters, surviving on next to nothing.
The critical lifeline transports humanitarian workers and lifesaving cargo to some of the most challenging and hard-to-reach locations
An economic crisis, job losses as a result of COVID19 and soaring food prices have added to the plight of Syrians who have been displaced and worn down by a decade of conflict.
The humanitarian crisis in Yemen continues to exert a terrible toll on children, warns UN agencies FAO, UNICEF, WFP and WHO.
With the pandemic doubling hunger rates, we're proud to support No Kid Hungry’s mission to ensure children get the daily meals and nutrition they need.
The key to ending malnutrition isn't a mystery, nor does it require any high-tech innovation. It starts with the first 1,000 days of a child's life. And it starts with the mother.