After years of retreating, hunger is spreading once more.
In Yemen, Syria and elsewhere, the numbers affected are cataclysmic.
Conflict, climate change and misgovernment are combining to lethal effect. Despite record funding, WFP’s 16,000 employees and its resources were stretched to breaking point.
WFP is active in
Proportion of WFP resources allocated to conflict environments
WFP chartered food trucks on the road every day
WFP chartered planes in the air every day
WFP chartered ships at sea every day
Work as hard as we might, through drought and floods, conflict and peace, disasters natural or man-made, the needs are immense and growing. Never has the world seen so many refugees and displaced people, nor such food deprivation in absolute terms.