Malnutrition is responsible for around 35% of all deaths in children under the age of five worldwide.
With its vast mountain ranges, grasslands, steppes, deserts and large river systems, Central Asia is particularly exposed to natural disasters.
The situation in northeast Nigeria is beyond alarming. An estimated 5.1 million people are in need of food assistance in 2017.
In Guatemala's ‘dry corridor’, recurrent drought has forced many people to leave their homes in search of work. Now, the World Food Programme with the European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid Operations are helping families buy food, allowing...
For many years, scores of Afghan children have been deprived of their right to education due to the longstanding conflict and the displacement of civilians it generates.
On Sunday 12 February, the Chilean government offered an act of recognition to the firefighters of the European Union who collaborated in the fight against the devastating fires that razed several regions of Chile in the last few weeks.
The European Union activated its European Civil Protection Mechanism (EUCP) to assist Chile with the worst forest fires in 50 years, responding to the invitation of Chilean authorities. Fourteen EUCP Mechanism experts facilitate the coordination and...
More than three months after the start of the Mosul offensive, the biggest ground offensive in Iraq since the US-led invasion of 2003, Iraqi army units remain embroiled in a fierce battle to retake Iraq’s second largest city from Islamic State...
Six years since the conflict erupted in Syria, one of the bitter challenges arising each year for Syrians, whether refugee or displaced, is coping with the cold winter.
In its efforts to better address food and nutrition security, the World Food Programme (WFP) in Uganda has begun providing refugees a choice between monthly distributions of food or cash assistance.