Climate change is one of the top causes of global hunger, leading to more frequent and intense extreme weather events for vulnerable populations. Over 80% of the world’s hungry people live in disaster-prone countries.
In times of disaster, WFP responds immediately to meet the need. Here's how we're responding to Cyclone Kenneth, and how you can help.
“The water level rose up to our elbows. My husband and I were carrying our children in our arms...We were trapped."
For the third year in a row, hunger is on the rise – 821 million people across the globe are hungry. In a world of such abundance, how can that be? To help you better understand, we’ve explained the four pillars that affect food security: availability, access, utilization and stability. Watch to learn more about why people go hungry, and what you can do to help.
Almost 60 WFP staff have been deployed to Mozambique and 45 more are on the way. WFP requires $140 million to continue life-saving operations for the next three months.
Millions of people in Mozambique and surrounding regions have been affected by two Category 4 cyclones, Idai and Kenneth, in just six weeks.