The UN is redoubling efforts to secure emergency food aid for Zimbabwe where a key official told DW the situation was 'unprecedented.' 16 million people are now facing hunger across southern Africa

The European Union has mobilized €170 million in emergency support for Ethiopia to tackle the ‘El Niño’ induced drought, Vice President of the European Commission Kristalina Georgieva announced on

Luanda — A delegation of the European Union (EU) in Angola is announcing this Wednesday in Luanda the granting this year of EUR 1.3 million to fight hunger and malnutrition of children and vulnerab

The head of the US Agency for International Development has announced $97m in emergency assistance to Ethiopia to combat the devastating effects of a drought brought on by the El Niño climate pheno

Lesotho’s Minister of Energy and Meteorology Selibe Mochoboroane on Tuesday announced that the government has set aside US$130 million to counter the threat of hunger caused by the prevailing prolo

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Relief package for drought affected states, 11/12/2015. State Governments are empowered to initiate necessary relief measures from State Disaster relief memorandum from State Governments and in accordance with extant norms and procedures. The details of financial assistance from NDRF for the last two years is annexed. Response Fund (SDRF) which is readily available with them. Additional financial assistance, over and above SDRF, is considered from National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF) on receipt of drought

The government of Ireland on Tuesday announced that it will provide an additional €2 million to drought affected people in Ethiopia.

Overall, the state received only 59.4 per cent of the total anticipated rainfall between June 1 and October 31 with long dry spells.

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has decided to support 19 provinces across the country which have been affected by drought and salinity intrusion with VND284.5 billion (US$12.7 million) in aid.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on compensation to drought affected farmers, 31/07/2015. During the year 2014-15, due to deficient monsoon, Governments of Haryana declared drought in 21 districts, Uttar Pradesh in 44 districts, Karnataka in 9 districts, Maharashtra in 26 districts and Andhra Pradesh in 7 districts of the State.