Hunger Threatens Over Half of the Population in South Sudan

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.

Fleeing Idlib: “One of The Most Dangerous Trips a Person Could Make”

More than 689,000 people are on the move in northwest Syria as fighting forces families further north. The journey is dangerous, and WFP is working hard to support people who are displaced.

Conflict in Idleb Disrupts WFP Food Distributions in Syria’s Northwest

Airstrikes and armed clashes in northwest Syria have displaced over 800,000 people since December 2019 – 80% of whom are women and children. Many families were forced to flee on foot in the middle of winter, with temperatures at night reaching 14 degrees Fahrenheit.

UN Agencies Raise Alarm in the Central Sahel Where Millions Face Hunger Amid Rapidly Escalating Humanitarian Crisis

Experts forecast that close to 4.8 million people in the Central Sahel will be at risk of food insecurity during the lean season (June-August 2020) if no appropriate actions are taken urgently.

“I am hopeful for peace.” One Mother’s Story of Surviving Conflict and Loss in South Sudan

“On May 8, 2018, I gave birth to my last-born child, and the next day, on May 9, my husband was killed," says Deborah. Her and her children have seen more than their share of hardship, including hunger.

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.

The Price of Safety in Nigeria’s Deadly Conflict

The four walls (and no roof) that Osman and his family call home is a building formerly used as a toilet. It took them four days to clean out. But still, his family is comparatively lucky.

Despite the War Scars on Her Hands, Face and Back, 15-Year-Old Shadia Is Dreaming Big in Idlib

Shadia, age 15, was displaced from her home in south Idlib in Syria in early September and now lives in a camp in north Idlib.

Handmade Toys by the World’s Most Resilient Children

See what children can do with so little—even on the front lines of war and hunger.

Rohingya Crisis: A Firsthand Look Into The World’s Largest Refugee Camp

Hear one aid worker's account of feeding a makeshift city of 1 million Rohingya refugees—and the new threat that now looms.

The Women and Girls Uprooted by Boko Haram

With their homes destroyed and their husbands killed, the women and children who fled Boko Haram in Nigeria, Chad and Cameroon have nowhere to turn.

“Everyone Abandoned Me”: The Struggle of a Single Mother Trying to Feed Her Children While Living as a Refugee

Fatima is one of many mothers living in a makeshift refugee camp in Lebanon. Each one has a different story to tell, none of which are easy to hear. This is Fatima's.

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