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Zania Muhammed comforts her malnourished son, Mazzam Brahim, in the emergency section for critical care patients at a hospital in N'djamena, Chad. The war in Ukraine has caused food prices to skyrocket, leaving many without enough to eat. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Even remote corners of Africa are feeling the costly impacts of war in Ukraine

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Cynthia Rosenzweig has been named the 2022 World Food Prize Laureate for her work to determine the impact of climate change on worldwide food production. Yana Paskova/for NPR hide caption

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A man distributes bread outside a bakery in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Dec. 2. According to U.N. figures, some 23 million people in Afghanistan suffer from extreme levels of hunger. Petros Giannakouris/AP hide caption

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For many Afghans, winter is forcing a cruel choice of whether to eat or stay warm

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Children displaced by the war in Syria's Idlib province sit, wearing face masks during a COVID-19 awareness campaign this week in Dana. The World Food Programme warned that people living in displaced-person camps could be "particularly vulnerable" to the pandemic's physical and economic effects. Aaref Watad/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Kanye West wore a Balenciaga shirt with the World Food Programme's logo on it while visiting an orphanage near Kampala, Uganda, in October 2018. On this trip, he gifted bags full of his $220 Yeezy sneakers to the children. Stringer/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Foxtrot and Gemma Snowdon of the U.N.'s World Food Programme, who rescued the lost 4-week-old puppy. Jason Beaubien/NPR hide caption

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Lost Pup Finds New Life As Humanitarian Mascot In Refugee Camp

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A World Food Programme convoy carries humanitarian aid to Aleppo, Syria. Getting food into conflict zones is a major hurdle — and a topic of discussion at the WFP's Innovation Accelerator. Cem Genco/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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A Palestinian woman and her children receive supplies from the International Committee of the Red Cross at a refugee camp in Gaza; a latrine project in Haiti financed by Oxfam; a UNICEF tent at a refugee camp in Iraq. Abid Katib/Getty Images; Jonathan Torgovnik/Getty Images; Florian Gaertner/Photothek via Getty Images hide caption

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