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Yemen conflict could push millions more to brink of famine

The number of Yemenis on the brink of famine could rise to 12 million — or two in five people — from around 8.5 million in the coming months due to escalating war and a deepening economic crisis, the United Nations said Monday. 548 more words

WFP: Climate Change to Accelerate World Hunger

The World Food Program warns climate change will have a devastating impact on agriculture and the ability of people to feed themselves. The WFP forecasts a huge increase in worldwide hunger unless action is taken to slow global warming. 265 more words

Global Warming

Freedom. Dignity. Normalcy. @WFP_Europe

WFP Europe‏Verified account @WFP_Europe 47m47 minutes ago

Freedom. Dignity. Normalcy. The ESSN programme in Turkey is helping around 1.4 million vulnerable refugees pay for their basic needs – seemingly ordinary but incredible choices. 8 more words

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UN reports rising numbers of hungry people worldwide

Somali woman, Jul 2011 (via Flickr/IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation).

821 million people—one in nine people—are now hungry and over 150 million children are stunted, putting the ‘Zero Hunger’ SDG #2 at risk.

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Food Security

Internship Opportunities with the WFP - Ethiopia

Background

Ethiopia has made important development gains over the past two decades, reducing poverty and expanding investments in basic social services. However, food insecurity and under-nutrition still hinder economic growth… 581 more words

Under-nutrition

UN Agencies, Government Distribute LPG Stoves to Rohingya Refugees, Bangladeshi Villagers to Save Remaining Forests

A major environmental project to provide around 250,000 families with liquid petroleum gas (LPG) stoves and gas cylinders has been launched by UN agencies and the government in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, to help prevent further deforestation linked to the Rohingya refugee crisis. 521 more words

Human Interest

"Unless women and children are cared for, we risk losing this generation of Ugandans"@WFP_Africa

Lauren Landis Retweeted

WFP_Africa‏ @WFP_Africa Aug 3

“Unless women and children are cared for, we risk losing this generation of Ugandans and their contribution to the growth of the country.” … 16 more words

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