A mother prepares lunch for her family at a refugee camp in Yemen (AN/Khalid al-Banna)
March 1, 2021
International donors contributed USD$1.7 billion for people starving in Yemen, an amount that leaders of humanitarian organizations called disappointing.
U.N. helicopters in Juba, South Sudan (AN/Chetan Sharma)
February 17, 2021
The U.N. Security Council took up a proposed resolution calling for ceasefires in conflict zones that would allow deliveries of coronavirus vaccines.
A United airliner at Zurich airport (AN/John Heilprin)
February 16, 2021
Sixteen airlines joined a UNICEF-led initiative to push for speedier deliveries of coronavirus vaccines and medical supplies among more than 100 nations.
Venezuelan refugees at Albergue Douglas in Pamplona, Colombia (AN/Cristal Montanez)
December 1, 2020
U.N. officials released a 2021 humanitarian plan that projects 235 million people worldwide will need aid, a 40 percent increase from this year.
Three women on Adigrat Street in Tigray, Ethiopia (AN/Rod Waddington)
November 20, 2020
After warning of “a full-scale humanitarian crisis” in Ethiopia, United Nations officials said 32,000 people fled Tigray region and 200,000 more may follow.
People take refuge on the roofs of buildings following flooding caused by 2019's Cyclone Idai in Mozambique (AN/World Vision)
November 17, 2020
None of the 20 nations most vulnerable to climate change were among the top recipients of aid to help adapt to global warming, IFRC reported.
World Food Program Executive Director David Beasley celebrates the Nobel Prize win with staff in Niger (AN/WFP)
October 9, 2020
The Nobel Peace Prize went to the World Food Program for its efforts to alleviate hunger amid the pandemic and to urge more international cooperation.
U.S. President Donald Trump addresses the U.N. General Assembly at New York in 2019 (AN/Joyce N. Boghgosian)
September 7, 2020
Ahead of his last U.N. visit, U.S. President Donald Trump dusted off a favorite self-aggrandizing tale about the time he “offered to rebuild” the world body.
A large farm growing a variety of crops in northern Vietnam's Hạ Long Bay region (AN/Dennis Jarvis)
September 1, 2020
Delegates from 46 Asia-Pacific nations joined an FAO summit on how to help pandemic-battered farmers keep supplying food for tens of millions of people.
A young man prepares roasted maize atop a World Food Program carton in Yemen (AN/H. Veit)
July 13, 2020
The number of people not getting enough nutrition rose by 60 million since 2014 — and the pandemic may add up to 132 million more this year.