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
MOGADISHU (Xinhua) -- An estimated number of people in need of humanitarian assistance in Somalia has increased to 6.7 million, more than half the population of the country, the UN said on Wednesda
Somalia requires a further $900m (£700m) in aid this year to combat a worsening drought, the UN secretary general, António Guterres, has said.
Tens of thousands of children are out of school in Somaliland because of drought.
Many of those still in the classrooms are relying on aid from the World Food Programme.
The World Bank has approved a 50 million U.S dollars grant to provide direct food assistance to counter starvation and prevent hunger-related deaths in famine-hit South Sudan.
Nairobi - Famine is at risk of spreading to a third county in South Sudan in the absence of food aid, a new report from a US-backed monitoring group says, with the United Nations warning on Sunday
As food stocks dwindle, people at risk of famine in north of country climbs to 1.5m
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