Earthquakes, floods, tsumanis. Want to know what happens when disaster strikes WFP is called on to provide emergency food assistance? This infographic explains the key steps in the response, from the first few hours of the emergency right through to the situation 3 months later.
Mickey Leland was a US congressman famous for his leadership on world hunger. In 1989, his plane crashed while on a mission to an Ethiopian refugee camp, killing him and everyone aboard. A fellowship was created in his name, and every year it sends young people around the world to help in the fight against hunger. Peruvian native Luis Cabrera, who is finishing the first year of his fellowship in WFP’s Guatemala office, sat down with WFPgo to talk about growing up during Peru’s civil war, and the challenges Guatemala faces today.