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Hunger and famine crises

Man-made crises and severe drought have pushed countless families to the brink of starvation, but fast action now can save lives.

A constellation of troubles, many of them man-made, has brought the world—again—to a terrible point: Famine has struck a region of South Sudan and a massive hunger crisis is now threatening the lives of 20 million people across other parts of Africa and into the southern Arabian Peninsula.

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