More than one million people in conflict-affected areas of northeast Nigeria have received food aid or cash since the beginning of the month, the World Food Programme (WFP) reports.
Food production in war-torn Syria has hit a record low and has left nine million people wondering where their next meal will come from, the United Nations has said.
Malnourishment is becoming so severe in war-torn Yemen that children and parents are laying side-by-side in hospital beds, “too sick to move”.
More than five million people in Somalia do not have enough to eat and over a million require life-saving aid, the head of the UN food agency in the country has said.
Severely malnourished children in some parts of Yemen are surviving on bread alone most days of the week.
That’s what mothers told a team from the World Food Programme (WFP) which concluded a visit to the country on Tuesday.
Cities of the future will have an expanded “social safety net,” including more “digital food” for the needy, according to the deputy chief of the World Food Programme (WFP).
A massive aid operation is under way to help civilians who are expected to flee conflict in the Iraqi city of Mosul, amid warnings by the UN that ISIL extremists there may be using chemical weapons.
An emergency response to support people affected by the landfall of Hurricane Matthew in Haiti is underway, the UN’s food agency has confirmed.
An emergency aid operation is being implemented by the World Food Programme (WFP) in Uganda to assist refugees from South Sudan.
Over 80,000 people fled to Uganda in July, to escape renewed conflict in Africa’s newest nation.
Very significant shock” of lower oil prices in Africa