The international humanitarian organization Lutheran World Federation says Uganda's refugee crisis is the largest refugee crisis in Africa and the third largest in the world. Nathan Frandino reports.
The UN children's agency is warning that almost 1.4 million children are at "imminent risk of death" as famine threatens parts of South Sudan, Nigeria, Somalia, and Yemen, the AP reports. The UNICEF announcement comes a day after famine was declared in parts of Unity state in South Sudan,...
JOHANNESBURG — The United Nations children's agency is warning that almost 1.4 million children are at "imminent risk of death" as famine threatens parts of South Sudan, Nigeria, Somalia and Yemen. Continue reading ? The post Almost 1.4 million children face ‘imminent death’: UN agency appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
The United Nations says millions are going hungry in the world's newest country.
South Sudan just declared a famine. But it’s been years in the making and it could have been stopped.
The U.N. says nearly 5 million people do not have enough food, and issued a formal famine declaration for Unity State in the north-central part of the country.
The United Nations has declared a famine in certain parts of the world's youngest country, South Sudan.
South Sudan's president said Tuesday his government will ensure "unimpeded access" for all aid organizations, a day after famine was declared for more than 100,000 people in the country suffering from years of civil war. President Salva Kiir's remarks to the transitional national assembly came...
South Sudan's President Salva Kiir vowed Tuesday that government would ensure aid could reach areas hit by famine after three years of war that has restricted access for humanitarian workers. The world's youngest nation on Monday declared...Show More Summary
Officials have declared the first official famine in six years - in South Sudan. And it is entirely manmade. The United Nations and South Sudanese government said 100,000 people are already suffering, and one million more are expected to face starvation soon. Show More Summary
JUBA (Reuters) - South Sudan's President Salva Kiir on Tuesday promised aid agencies safe access to hunger-stricken civilians, a day after his government declared a famine in parts of the war-ravaged country.
South Sudan's president says his government will ensure "unimpeded access" for all aid organizations, a day after famine was declared in part of the country. The United Nations and others … Click to Continue »
GENEVA (Reuters) - Nearly 1.4 million children are at "imminent risk" of death in famines in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen, the U.N. children's agency UNICEF said on Tuesday.
A complex - and innovative - aid operation to save millions of lives in South Sudan, Somalia, Yemen and Nigeria is under way, but success hinges on donors meeting the $5.6bn cost Step out of Juba’s makeshift tented terminal and you’ll...Show More Summary
Hundreds of thousands face starvation in South Sudan's famine, a direct result of the three-year civil war. The question of food security is becoming serious in neighbouring countries too. South Africa's finance minister needs to plug a two-billion-euro hole in the budget. And the world's heaviest woman loses 40 kilos in slightly over a week.
Nearly 1.4 million children at imminent risk of death as famine looms in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen.
Almost 1.4 million children suffering from severe malnutrition could die this year from famine in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen, the UN children's agency said Monday. In Yemen, where war has been raging for nearly two years,...Show More Summary
The South Sudanese government and humanitarian agencies on Monday declared a famine in parts of the country, which has been devastated by three years of war. The announcement comes as international aid agencies are overwhelmed by catastrophes unfolding in four countries. The United Nations Mission...
A famine has been declared in parts of South Sudan after years of civil war and economic turmoil. CBSN's Meg Oliver and Jamie Yuccas have more.
Parts of war-ravaged South Sudan are officially in famine, a government official said Monday, February 20th. They say nearly half the country's population will lack reliable access to affordable food by July. Oil-rich South Sudan has been mired in civil war since 2013, when President Salva Kii fired his deputy. Show More Summary