- An infestation of fall armyworm, a crop-eating caterpillar that has ravaged fields across Africa, will deepen hunger in famine-threatened South Sudan, a U.N. official said on Wednesday.

Rome — Poor rains across East Africa have worsened hunger and left crops scorched, pastures dry and thousands of livestock dead, the United Nations food and agriculture agency has warned in a new a

The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is calling for funds to help provide clean water and sanitation to vulnerable communities.

An updated Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) was released in June, highlighting that food security has deteriorated further in South Sudan.

NAIROBI, June 29 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Lack of access to hungry parts of Somalia controlled by Islamist militants is threatening the lives of tens of thousands of malnourished children, a

Brussels - The UN food agency's director urged the European Union on Monday to help raise the $1bn needed over the next few months to save hundreds of thousands of children from starving to death i

Rome — Focus is on saving lives and livelihoods to sustain peace and tackle hunger

Nelson Natukunda, the Local Council (LC) III chairman in Kanungu district says many parents have abandoned their children and most schools are almost being forced to close as they have no food for

International donors are warning that the number of Ethiopians surviving on food assistance could double to 16m next month as some aid agencies criticise the government for downplaying the severity

The World Food Programme (WFP) issued an "urgent call" on Monday for US$1 billion to help millions at risk of starvation in north-eastern Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen.

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