Four Famines: Unprecedented Need, Underfunded Response
José Graziano da Silva, Director General of the FAO, and David Beasley, the newly appointed Executive Director of WFP, traveled together last week to visit some of the hardest hit communities in famine-stricken South Sudan. Come hear their perspective on what the United Nations has called the worst humanitarian crisis since WWII.
How did we get here and what are the most urgent steps the global community must take to respond to this hunger crisis? Why is it important for the United States to play a leadership role in the response? Why is it imperative for the global humanitarian community to move beyond empathy to action?