The situation in the eight places in the world with the highest number of people in need of emergency food support shows that the link between conflict and hunger remains all too persistent and deadly, according to a new report by the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP).

This report provides United Nations Security Council (UNSC) members with an overview of the magnitude, severity and drivers of acute food insecurity in eight countries and regions that have the world’s highest burden of people in need of emergency food, nutrition and livelihood assistance as a result of protracted conflict combined with other fa

With health system at breaking point, uncertainty over how virus is being transmitted prompts fears it could range beyond DRC

Ebola task force in Western Equatoria region is on high alert as Ebola cases continue to rise in the neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo, health officials said on Tuesday.

Khartoum — Over 200,000 people in 15 of Sudan's 18 states have been affected by heavy rains and flash floods between June and early November, according to the Government's Humanitarian Aid Commissi

The World Health Organization held an emergency meeting in Geneva on Wednesday to discuss the Ebola virus outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo, and concluded that the growing Ebola threat does

The tripartite committee including water ministers of Sudan, Ethiopia and Egypt on Tuesday has kicked off a new round of talks on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) in Addis Ababa.

The World Bank, the United Nations and partners on Sunday launched the Famine Action Mechanism (FAM), the first global initiative dedicated to preventing famine.

In South Sudan, there is only one head surgeon who serves a population of 200,000 in the country's northeastern region

He is this year's winner of the UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award.

More than 11,000 people in Sudan's eastern state of Kassala have been infected over the past month by Chikungunya, a debilitating mosquito-borne viral disease, but no deaths have been reported, a S

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