WFP's life-saving work: how we prevent famine
Story | 15 November 2021
A perfect storm of conflict, climate crises, the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and rising costs for reaching people in need is causing a seismic hunger crisis. US$6.6 billion would help stave off starvation for 42 million people across 43 countries.
The World Food Programme (WFP) has issued a call to the world's billionaires to donate US$6.6 billion to save 42 million people from famine. This is a breakdown of how this sum would be used: