It's National Nurses Day, and we're taking a moment to recognize some of the most crucial members of our global community. Meet the nurses working alongside WFP to save lives.
The key to ending malnutrition is not a mystery, nor does it require a high-tech innovation. It starts with the first 1,000 days of a child's life. And it starts with the mother.
We need to remind the world of the exponential power of investing in adolescent girls. "If this was the stock market, you’d have investors flocking," says one doctor.
In the weeks after the strongest storm to ever hit the country, WFP’s emergency assistance kick-started the recovery of 1.8 million people. But many others, who are still struggling today, face a bleak and uncertain future.
On this episode of Hacking Hunger, we spoke to travel expert Rick Steves on about his recent journey to Ethiopia and Guatemala to learn more about the problem of global hunger and how to solve it.
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.
Have you ever wondered what dinner or breakfast is like for people who don’t get enough to eat? Despite the challenges around them, they’re carrying on culinary traditions, preserving family recipes and building community with what little they have.
What does it take to operate the world's largest hunger relief effort? 75,000 shipping containers, 17,000 employees, 5,600 trucks, 92 aircraft and 20 ships. This is how we #endhunger.
Millions of Zimbabweans face an increasingly desperate situation unless adequate funding for a major relief operation materializes quickly.
WFP has achieved an unprecedented expansion of food assistance in Yemen, scaling it up by 50 percent. But still, over 11 million people continue to face a daily struggle of finding enough food.
Sri Lanka has one of the highest rates of acute malnutrition in the world. SUN BN - a global network spanning 41 countries - aims to reduce malnutrition in all its forms through investment, innovation and sustainable actions.
"They all have terrible stories,” says Amina, whose son was kidnapped by fighters. “Some have lost loved ones along the way and some have even lost their memories because of the trauma they have suffered.”