Thousands of South Sudanese families caught up in famine eat weeds and water lilies to survive, according to George Fominyen, spokesperson for the World Food Programme (WFP).

The International Organization for Migration warns that many of the millions of people facing famine in three African countries and in Yemen risk starving to death without urgent action to help the

The United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan said Monday that 100,000 people “are already starving” in the country.

The number of Kenyans facing starvation has risen from 2.7 million to three million.

GENEVA (Reuters) - More than 20 million people - greater than the population of Romania or Florida - risk dying from starvation within six months in four separate famines, U.N.

Families in several Rift Valley counties are now eating wild fruits and tree barks to survive.

At least 20 million people are facing starvation with 11.2 million in dire need of food in the Horn of Africa due to drought. There were two consecutive poor rain seasons in 2016.

The number of Kenyans in need of relief food has risen to 2.7 million from 1.3 million last year, a government agency has said.

The number of Kenyans in need of relief food has risen to 2.7 million from 1.3 million last year, a government agency has said.

Animal carcasses littered the fields and stench of dead animals pervaded the air in Kenya’s Marsabit County on Wednesday (February 1), the result of a prolonged period of drought which destructed f

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