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Global hunger crisis: “We dare not look away from the situation in Somalia”
As children and families in Somalia face ongoing hunger, food insecurity, and displacement due to the country’s worst drought in decades, World Vision’s emergency communications specialist in Somalia turns to his faith as a source of hope amid the heartache he sees.
From the World Vision U.S. president: In a land of scarcity, amazing generosity
World Vision U.S. President and CEO Edgar Sandoval Sr. traveled to Turkana, Kenya, to see how the organization is helping people affected by the global hunger crisis. While he saw suffering, he also saw hope and resilience.
In the kitchen: Githeri recipe
Githeri — a simple but flavorful dish with easy-to-grow ingredients — is popular across Kenya. It’s a delicious meal for a family anywhere to share and enjoy.
Hunger has a name
Move beyond statistics on global food shortages and come face to face with individuals from around the world who are uniquely impacted by hunger.
Scarce nutritious options for children in Somalia as drought persists
Drought in Somalia has displaced thousands of people. Limited food and livelihood options in Somalia’s Baidoa region result in mothers like Hawa feeding their children nutrient-deficient wild fruits.
Amid despair, aid worker finds hope as Somalia faces the threat of famine
As families in Somalia face ongoing hunger, food insecurity, and displacement due to the country’s worst drought in decades, World Vision’s operations director in Somalia shares his heartache — and his source of hope.
Afghan mom sells kidney for food, refuses to sell 4-year-old girl
In Afghanistan, food-insecure families face desperate choices, like one 30-year-old mother of five who sold her kidney to help buy food for her hungry children. She shares her ordeal with World Vision.
Fallout: When hunger has no borders
An intimate window into the lives of children and their families who have been overcome by food insecurity and now pay the price of the war in Ukraine. Showcasing impactful still images captured by World Vision photographers and partners, this 3D virtual exhibition offers a glimpse of key issues that the world’s most vulnerable face.
10 world hunger facts you need to know
Around the world, up to 811 million people regularly go to bed hungry. Here are 10 facts you should know about global hunger and rising food insecurity.