Hunger and Domestic Violence: How Today’s Food Aid Builds Dams, Fills Bellies & Empowers Women

Patience Mauhura has a message for women: Don't wait for your husbands. Think outside the box. Use your hands and your brains. It's time to work hard.

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.

WFP Provides Cash Assistance in Zimbabwe’s Poorest Urban Area and Plans to Expand in 2020

As a result of this year’s severe drought, economic downturn and Cyclone Idai, around 8 million people have been pushed into severe hunger in Zimbabwe.

WFP Expands Emergency Operation in Zimbabwe as Drought and Economic Hardship Plunge Millions Into Hunger

Zimbabwe’s hunger crisis - the worst in more than a decade - is part of an unprecedented climate-driven disaster gripping southern Africa. WFP plans to more than double the number of people it is helping by January to 4.1 million.

World Humanitarian Day Q&A with Ashley Baxstrom

Ashley Baxstrom, Head of Donor Relations at WFP Zimbabwe, gives us the scoop on what it’s like to be an American Humanitarian in the field.

Climate Change & Hunger: Stories From 6 African Countries

Extreme weather events are rapidly increasing hunger and malnourishment. From hurricanes and flooding to droughts and desertification, these six stories portray the very real, very human impacts of a warming world.

United States Provides Additional $2.5 Million in Response to Cyclone Idai

The contribution, provided through the USAID Office of Food for Peace, will support immediate food needs in the most affected areas of Manicaland Province.

World Food Programme Executive Director Urges More Funding for Cyclone-Hit Mozambique

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.

Mozambique

After two cyclones hit Mozambique in just six weeks, 2.1 million people need food assistance and long-term rebuilding.

Continue to wfpusa.org

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.

Continue to wfpusa.org
Photo: WFP/Laure Chadraoui
It looks like you're outside of the United States.

Are you alright with going to the

Continue Continue