Almost 1.4 million children suffering from severe malnutrition could die this year from famine in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen, the UN children's agency said Monday, February 20, accordi

Three-month old Abshir, pictured at Garowe General Hospital in Puntland, Somalia, is suffering from malnutrition-related complications pictures by: Tom Pilston/Save the Children

A famine has been declared in parts of South Sudan, the first to be announced in any part of the world in six years.

Baidoa, Somalia - Four-year-old Safia Adan lies in Baidoa Regional Hospital in southern Somalia with a tube through her nose. She is suffering from severe malnutrition and dehydration.

The U.N. humanitarian appeal for 2017 for Somalia is $864 million to provide assistance to 3.9 million people.

Drought in East Africa has sent prices of staples such as maize and sorghum soaring, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization said late Tuesday, warning that a sharp increase in food prices could l

In Somalia, the farm animals are dying. The water holes have dried up. The crops have failed.

Water scarcity is reported in Middle Shabelle region as Shabelle river, the main resources of the region has turned to dust, as the nation is hit by a biting drought.

NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Somalia is on the brink of its second famine in six years, with drought already killing people in the north and crisis looming on a catastrophic scale, the Un

ERIGAVO, SOMALIA – In a tradition dating to Biblical times, men rise at dawn in the rugged Cal Madow mountains of Somaliland in the Horn of Africa to scale rocky outcrops in search of the prized sa

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