WHO occupied Palestinian Territory | Al-Shifa Hospital in Gaza. WHO warns that hospitals in the Gaza Strip are at a breaking point.

© WFP/Eulalia Berlanga | People wait in line at a food distribution site in Malakal, South Sudan.

The UN World Food Programme (WFP) said on Tuesday that a historic funding shortfall was forcing it to “drastically” cut rations in most of its operations, potentially pushing an additional 24 million people to the brink of starvation over the next 12 months.

© WFP/Alessandro Abbonizio: Robe and her baby wait to receive WFP food assistance in the village of Malabot in Marsabit County in northern Kenya.

© WFP/Hussam Al Saleh WFP is providing meals to families in Aleppo affected by the recent earthquake in Syria.

© Roberto Villanueva A Food Bank agent collects food at a wholesale market in Lima (mercado de mayoristas), Peru.

UNAMA/Fraidoon Poya Afghan students perform during graduation at their degree-award ceremony at a university in Herat, Afghanistan.

The World Food Programme (WFP) is calling for the immediate reopening of Black Sea ports – including Odesa – so that critical food from Ukraine can reach people facing food insecurity in countries such as AfghanistanEthiopiaSouth SudanSyria and Yemen where millions are on the brink. 

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