Food and hunger

Growing humanitarian crisis in northern Mali

Thousands of families fleeing armed conflict in northern Mali are in desperate need of food and clean water.

Winter for Syrian refugees: ‘I do not want to die yet’

In the northern Jordanian city Irbid live Leila* and her grandchildren. They fled their home in Daraa Syria more than two years ago...

Marlina’s story: How your help transformed a life

I can’t stop staring at the girl sitting in front of me. I can’t help it. Today is Marlina’s 12th birthday. When I first met her in Aceh, Indonesia, after the tsunami, she was two years old, and she was dying.

"It was all burned, burned to ash": Mary’s story

Mary Mbek Anger (name changed) doesn't know exactly how old she is. With no birth certificate she can only guess. But she assumes she's around 70 give or take a few years.

South Sudan: The people continue to suffer

The head chief worries about the great suffering he sees ahead, particularly hunger.

Syrian refugees facing loss of food vouchers

Cuts in food vouchers provided by the World Food Programme could affect up to 1.7 million Syrian refugees who rely on the vouchers as their main or only source of food.

Without its farmers, South Sudan is close to famine

The theme for this year’s World Food Day is ‘family farming’ but there’s not a lot to celebrate in South Sudan where the spectre of famine looms large.

South Sudan: Seeds of hope

Nyanyin Jek just walked for two days through Uror county. She is pregnant and hopes to receive medical support at CARE's health clinic in Yuai.

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