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Somalia will plunge back into famine if humanitarian aid is pulled out of the Horn of Africa country, the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) said in a statement Monday.

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson announced $533 million in new aid to fight famine in East Africa and the Lake Chad region, in a move aimed at underscoring the U.S.

The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) said 29 African countries out of 37 are currently in need of external food assistance, unchanged from November 2017.

Residents of Mariango and Mitangani village in Kilifi County in search of water after almost all rivers and water points went dry last year.

Rome — Prices of wheat, sorghum, and millet, the main staples in Sudan, rose sharply for the third consecutive month in January, according to the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) in its l

The competing demands of numerous global crises mean some 2.7 million people in Somalia who need food are at risk of being ignored by donors, increasing the country's likelihood of famine, aid agen

Food prices in the coast region are on the increase due to prolonged drought.

In Mombasa's Kongowea market, traders are decrying low supply of food produce.

The warning comes after three United Nations agencies warned that 7 million people in South Sudan risk facing severe food insecurity in the coming months without sustained humanitarian assistance a

Hundreds of thousands of people who sought shelter in Cameroon after fleeing violence will go hungry unless funds are made available, the United Nations deputy emergencies chief said.

Over 3.4 million Kenyans face death from starvation as a result of an acute food shortage that has hit at least 14 counties.

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