- Mali Regional Crisis Situation Report #7, 4 October 2015
- Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 2-8 Sep 2015
- OCHA: Humanitarian Bulletin, June - July 2015 EN FR
Appeals & Funding
Rome, Banishing hunger must be a large part of making poverty history. One African in three is malnourished. Hunger in Africa, like elsewhere, is both a cause and an effect of poverty. There is saying in Africa: "When you take hunger out of poverty, poverty is halved."
WFP aims to feed 26 million victims of food crises on the continent this year because of drought, conflict, HIV/AIDS, locust infestations and economic problems. So far it has barely half the contributions it needs ($1 billion) to keep these people alive and build better lives.