Latest WFP News

Joint NGO Statement Calling on UN Security Council to Pass Gaza Ceasefire Resolution
Children’s lives threatened by rising malnutrition in the Gaza Strip
Gaza: Every day, more and more people are on the brink of famine-like conditions
Oxfam warns of growing hunger crisis in Tigray as families resort to extreme measures to survive
New Zealand provides further humanitarian support to Gaza and the West Bank
UN Women Executive Board to convene first regular session of 2024
Preventing famine and deadly disease outbreak in Gaza requires faster, safer aid access and more supply routes
GAZA: Blocking food supplies to Gaza will have life-long impacts on children with malnutrition rising – Save the Children
People of Gaza ‘Being Told to Move like Human Pinballs’, but Nowhere Is Safe, Secretary-General Tells Security Council, Pleading for Humanitarian Ceasefire
Alarm bells ignored as Africa continues to face deepening food crisis
Further humanitarian support for Gaza, the West Bank and Israel
Joint statement by UNDP, UNFPA, UNICEF, WFP and WHO on humanitarian supplies crossing into Gaza
New Zealand provides humanitarian support to Israel and Gaza
Population growth must end if people are to be fed: World Food Day 2023
WHO releases updated guidance on adolescent health and well-being
Almost a quarter of the population in the Democratic Republic of the Congo continue to face acute food insecurity as humanitarian needs…
Security Council: Yemen 17 August
South Sudan: FAO intensifies efforts to increase resilience of agrifood systems to threats and crises
Heads of the Rome-based UN food and agriculture agencies call for greater investments in South Sudan to avoid a catastrophic food crisis
Leadership Dialogue on Food Systems for People’s Nutrition and Health
The UN Food Systems Summit+2 Stocktaking Moment opens at FAO with a call to accelerate action
122 million more people pushed into hunger since 2019 due to multiple crises, reveals UN report
Security Council: Yemen 11 July
Ukraine: FAO and WFP join forces to clear agricultural land from remnants of the war and help farmers resume production
Increasing risk of hunger set to spread in hotspot areas as the Sudan crisis spills over into subregion and el Niño looms…
Conflict and economic crisis drive food insecurity and malnutrition in Yemen
Horn of Africa: “The region is facing an unprecedented disaster”
Hackathons Challenge Groups to Predict the Next Famine Using Data
Türk calls on Sudan combatants to agree peace talks, aid and protection of civilians
100,000 new Somali refugees arrive in Ethiopia in the past month, UN and partners are calling for urgent funding
As hundreds of thousands flee Somalia to Ethiopia, UN and partners call for urgent funding
International Women’s Day 2023: Bridging the digital gender divide is essential for unleashing women’s potential in rural areas, say UN food and agriculture agencies
UN expert decries launch of “shameful, catastrophic cuts” in food aid for Rohingya in Bangladesh: Myanmar
Rising to the challenges of 2023 for women and girls
Further support for quake hit Türkiye and Syria
Statement by heads of FAO, IMF, World Bank, WFP and WTO
UNHCR teams support emergency response efforts for earthquake survivors in Türkiye and deliver aid in Syria
Türk calls for a human rights economy
UN Report: 131 million people in Latin America and the Caribbean cannot access a healthy diet
NEW ANALYSIS: The number of people facing extreme hunger is up more than 50% in 3 years with Afghanistan worst hit
Hunger and malnutrition being driven by climate crisis and conflict in South Sudan
UN Women Executive Director visits Tanzania, calls for investment in women and girls
Rural women confronting global cost-of-living crisis
Catastrophic hunger levels recorded for first time in Haiti
Leading way on food security
Humanitarian assistance in Horn of Africa and Yemen
New UN policy paper shows devasting impacts of Ukraine war on women and girls
Second statement by Heads of FAO, IMF, WBG, WFP, and WTO on Global Food Security and Nutrition Crisis