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Matthew 25: Pray for the hungry

Hunger is a problem that has plagued humanity for millennia, and it continues to haunt us. Join us in prayer for the hungry and the people working to feed them.

From the Field

Global drought, food shortages affect 70 million people in 2017

The delayed effects of the 2016 El Niño warming phenomenon are now settling in worldwide. Prolonged droughts, worsened by conflict and severe food shortages, are affecting as many as 70 million people throughout central, east, and southern Africa, the Middle East, and parts of Asia.

From the Field

Humanitarian world news: Famine in South Sudan

Famine has been declared in part of north central South Sudan’s Unity state. A million people are on the brink of famine, in addition to the 100,000 facing imminent starvation, according to U.N. agencies, including the World Food Program (WFP).

From the Field

Humanitarian world news: Hunger after Hurricane Matthew

Humanitarian world news brings you a weekly selection of events and trends impacting people and the humanitarian community worldwide. This week’s top news includes deadly floods in Mozambique, more than a million Haitians facing hunger in Hurricane Matthew’s wake, and an irrigation app that’s helping Kenyan farmers save their crops.