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By Maria Cheng, Chris Megerian, Associated Press
United Nations figures from early November show almost 24 million people in Afghanistan, around 60 percent of the population, suffer from acute hunger. That includes nearly 9 million people who live in near-famine.
By Lee Keath, Associated Press
A new snapshot of the frantic global response to the coronavirus pandemic shows some of the world’s largest government donors of humanitarian aid are buckling under the strain.
By Cara Anna, Associated Press
The Trump administration's 2018 spending plan does not eliminate money for emergency food aid, but ends a critical program by consolidating it into a broader account that covers all international disaster assistance.
By Matthew Lee, Associated Press
The al-Qaida-affiliated militant group al-Shabab is trying to improve its image by delivering food to parts of Somalia that are suffering from drought.
By Larisa Epatko
Southern Malawi’s dry, crusty fields used to be waist-high with corn. But two consecutive years of low rainfall have meant scarce harvests and have forced farmers to change just about everything they know about farming.
In Yemen, where forces loyal to the government are clashing with Houthi rebels, millions are going hungry. Because food is so scarce, aid groups are finding they have to focus on life-saving measures and set women’s empowerment efforts aside –…
Military forces in Iraq are squeezing Islamic State militants hunkered down in Mosul. Even though the forces appear to be gaining ground militarily, the escaping civilian residents face a difficult path.
Aisha (not her real name), 17, was living with her mother in Nigeria when Boko Haram took over the town.
As countries bordering Syria reach capacity, more and more refugees are making the difficult decision to leave for an entirely different continent.
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