WFP: ‘Urgent action is needed’ to end growing humanitarian crisis in Sahel

The ongoing conflict in Sudan is impacting food security and migration across West and Central Africa, depleting scarce resources, exacerbating inter-communal tensions and putting major stress on the already underfunded humanitarian response, the World Food Programme (WFP) said on Friday. https://news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2023/07/1138987
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WFP: ‘Urgent action is needed’ to end growing humanitarian crisis in Sahel
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Soaring food prices, conflicts driving hunger, rise across West and Central Africa: WFP

16 Apr 2021

More than 31 million people across West and Central Africa may not have enough to eat in the coming months as hunger rises due to an “explosive mix” of skyrocketing food prices, conflict and fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic, the World Food Programme (WFP) said on Friday. 

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9.4 million people are ‘living their worst nightmare’ in northern Ethiopia due to ongoing conflict 

26 Nov 2021

The number of people in need of humanitarian food assistance across northern Ethiopia has spiked as a direct result of ongoing conflict, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) said on Friday. 

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WFP increases response in West and Central Africa to address rising hunger

WFP increases response in West and Central Africa to address rising hunger

18 Jun 2024

The World Food Programme (WFP) will increase its food and nutrition assistance programme this month in West and Central Africa in hopes of reaching 7.3 million people as the June-August lean season is under way at a time when hunger levels are high and food resources are low.