Parliament — Parliament yesterday adopted a motion tabled by lawmakers from famine-stricken districts to urge government to declare a state of emergency in the most affected districts over prolonge

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has welcomed a $3.5 million contribution from the Government of Japan to provide desperately needed food assistance to tens of thousands of internally

Senate Speaker Ekwee Ethuro has called for urgent international action for the close to 13 million people in Eastern Africa and the Horn of Africa at the risk of starvation.

Somalia could face its third famine in 25 years after the previous crisis in 2011 that killed about 260,000 people, WHO warns.

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- The Kenya Red Cross Society and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) on Tuesday appealed for 25 million U.S.

The number of Kenyans needing emergency food aid has doubled in the past three months to three million, the Red Cross said on Tuesday, as the effect of a devastating drought worsens.

Days after Somali’s new president Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo declared a national disaster due to severe drought in the country, the leader has appealed for urgent food aid.

In response to the declaration of famine in several areas in the war-torn South Sudan, the UN spokesperson announced on Wednesday that aid workers have reached some 139.500 civilians in the war aff

Step out of Juba’s makeshift tented terminal and you’ll see them lined up along the tarmac as far as the eye can see: hulking white cargo planes stamped with the acronyms of UN aid agencies and NGO

Edible drones filled with food, water or medicine could soon become indispensable in humanitarian emergencies by delivering live-saving supplies to remote areas hit by natural disasters or conflict

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