Enable Block: 

Nairobi – More than 3 000 people a day are fleeing their homes in search of food and water due to Somalia's worst drought in 20 years, the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) said, warning of impending

Kampala - An outbreak of malaria has killed over 4000 people in Burundi so far this year, the United Nations said on Wednesday, a dramatic rise over the 700 victims the government announced just t

Examining the SDGs goal by goal shows that governments will confront many common and fundamental challenges as they work to advance sustainable development. This report examines each of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and describes the outlook for achieving each one in the Asia-Pacific region.

Since famine was declared in parts of South Sudan a month ago, the United Nations children’s fund, UNICEF and partners have provided live-saving assistance to more than 145,000 people.

Somalia could face its third famine in 25 years after the previous crisis in 2011 that killed about 260,000 people, WHO warns.

BURAO, Somalia (Reuters) - In a makeshift camp beside a disused airfield in the breakaway Somali region of Somaliland, 32-year old Nima Mohamed sits next to an open wood fire, boiling a kettle of b

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- The Kenya Red Cross Society and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) on Tuesday appealed for 25 million U.S.

Severe malnutrition may claim the lives of 1.4 million children from Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen this year if urgent steps are not taken.

Researchers working under the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture led Cassava Weed Management Project (IITA-CWMP) will this week share findings on how to tackle weeds in cassava farming

New York/Dakar/Nairobi/Amman — Water shortages, inadequate sanitation, poor hygiene practices and disease outbreaks are posing an additional threat to severely malnourished children in northeast Ni

Pages