Global hunger has fallen more than a quarter since 2000, but conflict and climate shocks are beginning to reverse these gains, an annual global hunger index said Thursday.

Girls are least likely to be in school in South Sudan, with nearly three-quarters of school-age girls out of the classroom, followed by Central African Republic, Niger and Afghanistan, all countrie

Turkana County is one of Kenya's most arid regions, but land near the town of Kakuma sports a dense thicket of thorny trees.

A third of the planet’s land is severely degraded and fertile soil is being lost at the rate of 24bn tonnes a year, according to a new United Nations-backed study that calls for a shift away from d

Darfur — Eight people died of cholera at Dauo and Fina areas of Darfur's East Jebel Marra on Monday and Tuesday, while a medical isolation centre in the area recorded more than 150 cases from Satur

Singa / El Dindir / El Mafaza — Extreme weather in Sennar forced approximately 80 families from Singa out of their flooded homes since Friday.

Murnei / Zalingei / Nierteti — New cases of cholera are being reported daily across Darfur, but medics in Nierteti are cautiously optimistic with a drop in cases this week.

“This year’s malaria is the most severe the country has ever seen,” Dr.

Darfur / El Gezira / Sennar / Northern State — At least ten Darfuris died of cholera last week.

It started around 6 p.m. one evening, shortly after supper. Regina Lotem had been warned about it for weeks and even though she tried to prevent it, she knew it might happen.