“I called my daughter Domoaa. It means “tears” in Arabic. Because I cry every day for the pain and suffering we go through just to get food." Hossn is a 24 years old mother of three. They live in Sana’a, Yemen. “My ultimate goal in life has became just to be able to feed my children. Finding flour, wood and leaves to set the fire...”
"I am very happy now, there is enough space, my children can move freely, they can play around."
World Food Programme (WFP) drone team assesses the villages most affected by Cyclone Kenneth
3 month-old Jabar in a malnutrition ward, Yemen. In 2019, WFP aims to provide 12 million people with food and nutrition assistance with 100% rations across Yemen.
Angelina Chinhoca, age 74, (3rd from left) at home with some of her grandchildren, some orphans of both parents. She says that since Cyclone Idai, they sometimes spend a whole day without eating. WFP speeding up food distributions, being part of a multi sectoral support package which will be dropped at each location side (including Búzi, Guaraguara). Food and health are the priority.
The two devastating cyclones that have hit Mozambique in six weeks seem to confirm something climate scientists have been saying for a while: weather is becoming more unpredictable, and extreme events more frequent.
From the first 48 hours of an emergency, the World Food Programme is on the ground monitoring response needs and delivering immediate food aid.
Mozambique has suffered two record-breaking cyclones in one month. WFP's amphibious vehicles help deliver food to stranded communities. See how.
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.
As Mozambique reels from the consequences of Cyclone Idai, Cyclone Kenneth hits the north of the country.
“The water level rose up to our elbows. My husband and I were carrying our children in our arms...We were trapped."
The funds, provided by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Office of Food for Peace, will support immediate food needs in the worst-affected areas of the country.