It is neither terrorism nor natural disasters but the unavailability of safe drinking water which leads to the highest number of deaths in Pakistan.
Deforestation in the Democratic Republic of Congo has become a pressing domestic and transnational issue with potentially high environmental costs.
Flooding and mudslide in Sierra Leone last month cost approximately $30 million to the country's economy, a report by World Bank said.
Africa’s humanitarian crises have continued to worsen in 2017, said a report released by the United Nations on Wednesday ahead of the World Humanitarian Day.
Flash floods killed five people in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa in the last two days, emergency officials said Thursday.
Only three of Africa’s 54 countries are considered to have low levels of hunger, says a Global Hunger Index update released in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa on Sunday.
At least nine people were reportedly killed Wednesday when a violent sandstorm tore through Mauritania’s Saharan Tagant region.
A new report Monday claims national parks in Cambodia have been gutted to launder illegally logged wood into the Vietnamese timber economy by officials from both countries.
Since famine was declared in parts of South Sudan a month ago, the United Nations children’s fund, UNICEF and partners have provided live-saving assistance to more than 145,000 people.
At least 20 people, mostly children, have died amid a fresh outbreak of cholera in Nigeria's northern Bauchi State, Nigeria’s official news agency has reported.
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