15,000 people displaced every day inside African countries, according to new IDMC report. IDMC's director calls on the development sector to join humanitarians in preventing and reducing internal displacement and finding long-term solutions for the millions of people affected.

The agency, in a statement issued Wednesday, said 19 trucks it had contracted and loaded with 500 tonnes of sorghum left El Obeid in Central Sudan on 22 November and arrived five days later in Awei

GENEVA (Reuters) - Humanitarian crises around the world will worsen next year, with no let-up in civil wars in Africa, near-famines in war-torn regions and the threat of extremist Islamist violence

Ethiopia is pushing on with construction of its massive new dam, despite growing objections from Egypt.

Indigenous groups in Paraguay, battling to protect their ancestral lands from expanding agriculture and cattle ranching, launched the first online map of their territory Tuesday.

CONAKRY (Reuters) - A two-day skirmish between Guinean and Malian villagers over control of a gold mine that straddles the countries’ joint border killed at least 17 people, a government official i

In sub-Saharan Africa, the prevalence of undernourishment appears to have risen from 20.8 to 22.7 percent between 2015 and 2016, and the number of people undernourished rose from 200 to 224 million, accounting for 25 percent of the 815 million people undernourished in the world in 2016.

The number of undernourished people in sub-Saharan Africa has increased mainly due to the impact of conflict and climate change with the situation pointing to the urgent need to build affected communities' resilience and to find peaceful solutions that strengthen food security, FAO said.

Against the backdrop of a dwindling marine fisheries resource base, declining catch rates, and escalating conflicts about securing rights over oceanic resources, this paper emphasises the need to relook at the marine fisheries regulatory regime in the country with a view to better align it to address outstanding issues and emerging challenges.

MEDAN, Indonesia — Several NGOs in Indonesia’s North Sumatra Island province have established a joint team of legal experts to focus on addressing environmental crimes in the region.

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