#World Food Program

  • Article: COVID-19 Could Double the Number of People Suffering From Acute Hunger: UN Report

    COVID-19 Could Double the Number of People Suffering From Acute Hunger: UN Report

    By Catherine Caruso  and  Tanja Koch|April 22, 2020

    Nearly 265 million people are at risk of starving. Read more

  • Article: 'Man-Made Starvation' Threatens Half of Zimbabwe's Population

    'Man-Made Starvation' Threatens Half of Zimbabwe's Population

    By Joe McCarthy|Dec. 3, 2019

    An estimated 90% of children between 6 months and 2 years old need immediate food aid. Read more

  • Article: Scanning Eyes and Fingerprints: Food Aid in Yemen Blocked by Privacy Concerns

    Scanning Eyes and Fingerprints: Food Aid in Yemen Blocked by Privacy Concerns

    By Joe McCarthy|June 26, 2019

    An estimated 850,000 people could be denied food aid in Sanaa. Read more

  • Article: South Korea Gives Major Aid Package to North Korea Amid Hunger Crisis

    South Korea Gives Major Aid Package to North Korea Amid Hunger Crisis

    By Joe McCarthy|June 19, 2019

    In the 1990s, a similar famine killed more than 3 million North Koreans. Read more

  • Article: Trenches and Blockades in Malawi Save Communities From Cyclone Flooding

    Trenches and Blockades in Malawi Save Communities From Cyclone Flooding

    From Voice of America|May 22, 2019

    Cyclone Idai displaced 90,000 people in Malawi. Read more

  • Article: UN May Suspend Aid to Yemen After Rebels Steal Food Donations

    UN May Suspend Aid to Yemen After Rebels Steal Food Donations

    By Gabrielle Deonath|May 21, 2019

    With food aid not reaching Yemen’s needy, the UN threatens to pull out of rebel-controlled areas. Read more

  • Article: Trenches, Blockades in Malawi Save Communities From Cyclone Flooding

    Trenches, Blockades in Malawi Save Communities From Cyclone Flooding

    From Voice of America|May 20, 2019

    Cyclone Idai displaced nearly 90,000 people in the country. Read more

  • Article: UN Reached 9.5 Million Yemenis With Food in December

    UN Reached 9.5 Million Yemenis With Food in December

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 15, 2019

    “For every child killed by bombs and bullets, dozens are starving to death. Read more