People suffering in Somalia's latest drought have fared better when donors deftly shift funding to emergency projects that help residents save money and stockpile food, a charity said on Tuesday.

Millions of people in Ethiopia require “immediate life-saving intervention” after a severe drought and major flash floods have devastated livestock and crops, the United Nations has warned.

The number of people who require humanitarian assistance in the second half of 2017 has increased to 8.5 million from 5.6 million estimates in January, the National Disaster Risk Management Commiss

Hunger in the Democratic Republic of Congo has soared in the last year, leaving 7.7 million people in urgent need of food aid and pushing the country closer to famine than it has been in a decade,

Humanitarian crises appear dramatic, overwhelming and sudden, with aid required immediately to save lives. Whereas climate change is about changing hazard patterns and crises are in reality rarely unexpected, with academic researchers and humanitarian and development organisations warning about possible risks for months before they take place.

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.

NAIROBI, June 13 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - With a record-breaking 26.5 million people going hungry in the Horn of Africa, development banks are increasing their humanitarian funding to fill a

Ethiopia says the United Nations estimate of number of people who will be affected by an imminent shortage of emergency food aid has been overstated.

Ethiopia will run out of emergency food aid for 7.8 million people affected by drought at the end of this month, the UN has warned.

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