The head of the United Nations said on Wednesday it was vital to help fragile regions grow resilient and ward off future crises as well as address humanitarian disasters when they erupt.

Two million people are teetering on the brink of famine in northeastern Nigeria but efforts to reach some are being thwarted by Boko Haram jihadists, the UN’s food agency said Thursday.

Amolatar/Apac — An estimated 1,095 pupils in primary schools in Apac and Amolatar districts dropped out of school last term due to hunger as starvation in the drought prone districts reaches worryi

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

Hundreds of fishermen and herders in Kenya’s coastal Lamu County, a UNESCO world heritage site, are reeling from a prolonged drought that dried up fresh water lakes.

As food stocks dwindle, people at risk of famine in north of country climbs to 1.5m

The Ministry of Health has warned of the presence of acute malnutrition in different parts of the country.

Climate change is making drought and humanitarian disasters worse in the Horn of Africa, Oxfam said on Thursday, ahead of a major climate march in Washington to coincide with the first 100 days of

JUBA South Sudan (Xinhua) -- The UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) on Wednesday appealed for more funding to save a million people on the brink of famine affecting more than 100,000 people.

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