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.

Nigeria said it will feed 1.8 million people in the country’s northeast where a militant insurgency has wrecked the local economy and pushed the population to the brink of famine.

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has had to scale back plans for emergency feeding of 400,000 people in Boko Haram-hit northeast Nigeria due to funding shortfalls, a top U.N.

NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Hunger is likely to reach emergency levels in Ethiopia and the number in need of food aid will rise beyond the current 7.7 million, experts said, as drought h

Hundreds of thousands of Nigerians could starve to death in the famine-threatened northeast due to lack of aid funds, the United Nations warned on Tuesday.

Funding from the European Commission's Humanitarian Aid department (ECHO) has been instrumental in enabling WFP to provide an innovative package of cash assistance alongside food rations to refugee

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