Its new analysis shows each 1% cut in aid to its US$5.2 billion annual budget could push 400,000 people toward starvation.
WMO said the summer of extremes continues: July was the hottest month ever recorded and the high-impact weather continues through August.
U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres said that by keeping millions of tons of grain from Ukraine out of the international market, Russia was forcing up food prices around the world.
Heat waves can be expected about once every 15 years in the U.S. and Mexico, once a decade in Southern Europe, and once every 5 years in China, according to the study.
The United States signaled its intent to return to UNESCO and pay arrears after China became its biggest contributor and a Chinese diplomat took over as deputy chief.
Delegates from 187 nations set aside concerns about human rights and migrant workers for Qatar's labor minister to head the International Labor Conference.
As the only G-7 member to have joined Beijing's sprawling global pact, Italy had indicated it would leave. But now Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni says the decision is still up in the air.
Humanitarian leaders say the risk of nuclear catastrophe is the highest 'since the worst moments of the Cold War.'
The new technology accelerator, known by an acronym that shares its name with a storied goddess, quietly began taking shape a year before Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
The Group of Seven's nonproliferation directors expressed alarm that Russia, China and North Korea have all been pushing to expand their nuclear-armed capabilities.
An estimated 15 million people among Sudan's 46.7 million population are facing acute food insecurity, according to WFP.
The figures show an 'intolerable' loss of life amid more reports of government-led rescue delays and obstacles to NGOs' search and rescue efforts, the U.N. migration agency said.
The global demands for peace grow as humanitarian aid workers emphasize the war's devastating effect on children.