Hunger Threatens Over Half of the Population in South Sudan

Hunger is projected to get progressively worse between now and July, due mainly to depleted food stocks and high food prices. “The food security situation is dire,” said Matthew Hollingworth, WFP’s Country Director.

Hacking Hunger – Ep. 40: Hunger, War and an American Dream

Growing up in Somalia in the 90s, Abdi Nor Iftin suffered through famine and war. This is his story of what he went through and how he survived.

Hunger, War and an American Dream: One Man’s Story of Overcoming the Odds to Survive

Growing up in Somalia in the 90s, Abdi Nor Iftin suffered through famine and war. This is his story of what he went through and how he survived.

WFP Executive Director Appeals for Increased Flexible Funding to Power WFP to Save and Change More Lives

Only 5% of WFP's total contributions in 2019 were unearmarked. The decrease goes against the aspirations of the 2016 agreement known as the “Grand Bargain."

WFP Launches Food Voucher Program for Vulnerable Families Still Affected by Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas

Each voucher will provide a family with a two-month supply of food - including meat, fish and fresh produce – and the ability to purchase other essential household items.

Small Radio Stations Saved Lives Before Cylone Idai Wiped Them Out. See What They’re Doing Now.

“Move to higher ground!” “Keep your family together!” “Keep your phones charged and dry!” These were the warnings that rang out in the hours before the storm hit.

United States Contributes $3.39 Million to WFP for the Drought Response in Zambia

Through this funding, WFP will deliver 2,380 metric tons of beans to complement the Government’s corn supply for three months, giving 255,000 drought-affected people across the country the food and nutritional assistance they need.

Eating Insects and Praying for Rain: Zimbabwe Is Gripped by Hunger

With nearly 8 million people — half the country’s population — severely food insecure, families can do nothing but pray for rain. Bread now costs 20 times what it cost six months ago.

These Are the Fastest-Deteriorating Emergencies to Look Out For in 2020

A new report hammers home the need for billions of dollars in investment to keep hunger from deepening its tentacles further into vulnerable locations across the world.

World Food Programme Forecasts Global Hunger Hotspots as New Decade Dawns

The sheer scale and complexity of the challenges in Africa and other regions will stretch the resources and capacity of WFP and other agencies to the limit.

International Community Must Step Up Support to Millions of Desperately Hungry Zimbabweans

Millions of Zimbabweans face an increasingly desperate situation unless adequate funding for a major relief operation materializes quickly.

Despite the War Scars on Her Hands, Face and Back, 15-Year-Old Shadia Is Dreaming Big in Idlib

Shadia, age 15, was displaced from her home in south Idlib in Syria in early September and now lives in a camp in north Idlib.

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attacks escalate in northwest syria

Thousands have fled their homes in the middle of winter.  Hundreds have been killed.

Children are dying from cold and hunger.

YOU can save them.

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