Conflict, economic shocks, climate change and soaring prices for food and fertilizer are all combining in a perfect storm to create a hunger crisis of unprecedented proportions. Right now, in some of the hungriest places around the world, there just isn’t enough food to feed the population. Does that mean there is a global food shortage?
Children in flood-affected parts of South Sudan are expected to face extreme levels of malnutrition in the first half of 2024 as the climate crisis tightens its grip on the country, WFP warned today.
WFP has worked in Afghanistan since 1963, providing food assistance and resilience support to vulnerable communities impacted by conflict, natural disasters and economic instability.
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has begun providing desperately needed food assistance to more than 5,000 families displaced by massive flooding in Libya.
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is on the ground responding to the floods in Libya and assisting affected families.
Tropical Storm Franklin is bringing heavy rains, floods, storm surges and strong winds. The U.N. World Food Programme is prepositioning food in both the Dominican Republic and Haiti for the most vulnerable communities in the storm's path.
WFP is gearing up for a large-scale emergency response to Cyclone Mocha, which is expected to make landfall this Sunday in Myanmar and Bangladesh.
In regions around the world, the climate crisis is causing more frequent and intense extreme weather events. From droughts to hurricanes to floods, these climate extremes are driving more people into severe hunger and poverty.
As reported by David Muir on ABC, the people of South Sudan are suffering from historic, overlapping drought and floods caused by the climate change.
The devastating earthquakes that hit Türkiye (Turkey) and Syria affected 18 million people. We break down your frequently asked questions about this disaster and make it easy for you to help the survivors.
WFP has delivered urgently needed food assistance to 115,000 people in Syria and Türkiye in the first four days since deadly earthquakes struck the region.
WFP has reached 300,000 people with urgently needed food assistance following Monday’s deadly earthquakes that struck along the border between Türkiye and Syria.