World: WFP welcomes G7 commitment to famine prevention; calls for swift action to prevent widespread catastrophe

Countries: Afghanistan, Burkina Faso, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Madagascar, Nigeria, South Sudan, World, Yemen
Source: World Food Programme

For the next six months, WFP requires $4.5 billion. The consequences of inaction and funding shortfalls will be measured in lost lives and setbacks in progress towards long-term development goals.