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

Feeding a hungry planet is growing increasingly difficult as climate change and depletion of land and other resources undermine food systems, the U.N.

An estimated 85,000 children under the age of five may have died from acute malnutrition in three years of war in Yemen, a leading charity says.

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

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Some 124 million people suffered from acute food insecurity in 2017, up from 108 millions in 2016, the United Nations (UN) said in a report on Thursday.

More than a million children in Yemen are at high risk of dying from cholera, says Save the Children.

The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is calling for funds to help provide clean water and sanitation to vulnerable communities.

A cholera outbreak in Yemen, which has claimed 1,400 lives in two months, shows tentative signs of slowing as fatality rates drop by half, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday, July 4, AFP

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