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

Close to 3 million Kenyans are in need of relief assistance, official said.

Kenya Pipeline Company will from next month begin compensating residents of Thange valley in Kibwezi East Constituency who were affected by an oil leak two years ago.

At the same time that King Mswati III told his subjects that Swaziland had been saved from the drought because people believed in God, the World Food Program reported 250,000 Swazi people would nee

Maputo — The World Food Program (WFP) plans to assist 700,000 people via its food aid programs in central and southern Mozambique, the agency announced Tuesday in Maputo.

Nairobi — As the ravaging drought continues to affect about 1.3 million Kenyans with estimates that the number of those in need of food and water will rise to 2.7 million by end of February, Govern

The number of people in need of food assistance in northeastern Nigeria has risen to 4.5 million, nearly twice as many as in March, according to a mid-August analysis by various agencies including

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