World Food Programme
Offensive against Yemen port city threatens lifeline
The UN World Food Programme and other aid organizations are trying to help some 20 million people caught in the crossfire between a Saudi-led military alliance and Iran-backed Houthi rebels. Meanwhile, the population is on the brink of famine.
World Food Programme warns of famine threat in northeast Nigeria
Despite security challenges ravaging the north eastern states of Nigeria, the World Food Programme says new data shows that the situation for extremely vulnerable families, has improved further in the past six months due to sustained humanitarian assistance.
Nothing to eat but cactus in Madagascar's hunger capital
The World Food Programme says close to a million people are facing starvation in southern Madagascar, as an ongoing drought causes harvests to fail, leaving whole villages dependent on food aid.