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The worst drought in five years has pushed 900,000 people in Sri Lanka into "acute food insecurity", the World Food Programme (WFP) says.

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

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

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

Families affected by the 2016 windstorm and flooding in areas in Banjul, Kanifing, West Coast Region, Lower River Region, Central River Region, North Bank Region and Upper River Region are receivin

Thousands of learners in the North Rift could drop out of school because of the hunger ravaging the region, officials say.

The number of people in need of food assistance in northeastern Nigeria has risen to 4.5 million, nearly twice as many as in March, according to a mid-August analysis by various agencies including

PARIS – While grain silos in many Western countries may overflow this winter, tens of millions of people risk going without food as hunger is being used more than ever as a weapon of war.

Ghana is losing GH¢4.6 billion annually as a result of child malnutrition which affects their health and education, a study by the National Development Planning Commission has revealed.

BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Honduras must develop a long term approach to combat the impact of drought exacerbated by climate change and put the poorest and most vulnerable at the center

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