UN Food Agencies Warn of Rising Levels of Acute Hunger With Potential Risk of Famine in Four Hotspots

Burkina Faso, northeastern Nigeria, South Sudan and Yemen are facing famine from a toxic combination of conflict, economic decline, climate extremes and coronavirus.

Statement From WFP USA CEO on Mobilization of Aid for Nicaragua as Hurricane Eta Pounds the Country

World Food Program USA stands by the communities impacted by the hurricane and pledges to do all we can to support WFP’s emergency response in the region.

WFP Positions Food Supplies and Deploys Staff in Nicaragua’s Northern Caribbean Region as Hurricane Eta Makes Landfall

The Caribbean Northern Region is mostly inhabited by indigenous Miskito and Mayagna communities, and Afro-descendants, who are among the poorest and most vulnerable communities in Nicaragua.

U.N. World Food Programme Mobilizes Emergency Support in Aftermath of Typhoon Rolly (Goni)

Goni is the most powerful typhoon to hit the country in 2020 and around 68.6 million people are affected. With their homes destroyed, the most vulnerable children and families also face exposure to COVID-19.

10 Facts About the Syrian Refugee Crisis in Jordan

Since the start of the conflict in Syria, Jordan has shouldered the impact of a massive refugee influx across its borders and now hosts 1.3 million Syrian refugees.

Malnutrition Surges Among Young Children in Yemen as Conditions Worsen

We’ve been warning since July that Yemen is on the brink of a catastrophic food security crisis. We're now at risk of losing an entire generation of Yemen’s young children.

WFP Provides Cash Assistance to 50,000 People Affected by the Devastating Beirut Blast

We've been on the ground since the blast assisting those most in need with food parcels, hot meals and now, cash.

USAID and WFP Provide Relief to Over 100,000 Urban Dwellers in Zimbabwe During COVID-19

Zimbabweans were already struggling with climate- and recession-caused hunger when COVID-19 hit. We're getting cash to families across the country - and quickly.

Fighting Hunger With Peanuts, Potassium & Plumpy’Sup

Thanks to peanuts, this pre-packaged, ready-to-eat food doesn't require water or cooking and it's saving lives around the world.

Yemen Teeters on the Brink as Conflict and Economic Crises Grind On

Yemen is one of the most complex operating environments in the world, and millions are suffering. We need increased funding to help the country turn a corner.

WFP to Assist 50,000 Crisis-Hit Lebanese Families via National Safety Net Program

After the devastating blast hit Beirut, Lebanese families are even more desperate for a safety net. We're stepping in to help them get through each month with e-cards. 

WFP Expands Assistance to Families Struggling in Flood-Devastated Regions of Sudan

The flooding is the worst Sudan has seen in nearly a century. We're scaling up to help thousands of devastated families across the country.

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