A clearer picture of the damage caused by the worst floods to hit the Balkans in more than a century, is beginning to emerge as the waters start to recede, according to UN agencies.
A humanitarian pledging conference that has opened in Oslo, Norway could be South Sudan’s last resort to ward off an impending famine, according to the UN humanitarian agency, OCHA.
A major operation to distribute seeds and tools to support crisis-hit farming families has been launched in the Central African Republic.
It’s hoped that farmers receive the agricultural kits in time for the next planting season.
UN humanitarian agencies are using trucks, air drops and barges to deliver life saving aid to the communities affected by the conflict, according to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (
Syrians living in rural Aleppo are “eking out” an existence, according to the World Food Programme (WFP), as the civil war in the country continues.
Countries which are susceptible to natural disasters should be looking at pairing satellite technology with alternative power sources as part of their response plan.
That's according to a senior official from the Department of Science and Technology, in the Philippines.
Millions of desperate people in Syria won't get humanitarian aid unless there is political support, according to the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs or OCHA.
The humanitarian crisis in Chad is deteriorating according to a top UN official in the region.
Around two and a half million people out of a population of 12 million are not getting enough food.
And 400,000 children are malnourished.
Thousands of people in Mali who were displaced by a crisis that started with a coup in March 2012 are now returning home.