The UN announced that all of 70 aid drivers detained in the capital of Afar province have been freed as five other staff employees and one dependent have remained in custody.
The number of people on the edge of famine has almost doubled since the start of the pandemic, the UN World Food Programme said.
"Winter is difficult, and we have nothing except God, and we need more help," says aid recipient Bibi Pashtoon during the distribution of relief to hundreds of displaced families in capital Kabul.
A new Save the Children report reveals the social impact of Myanmar's military coup since the military takeover unfolded in February.
In 28 years working for WFP on four continents, Lola Castro, WFP’s regional director in southern Africa, said she had “never seen anything this bad” except in 1998 in Bahr el Gazal in what is now South Sudan.
Ten years into a war that has devastated Syria, aid is increasingly weaponised - not necessarily because of a lack of it, but because of where it ends up.
The killing of Italian ambassador Luca Attanasio is a horrible tragedy, but UN peacekeepers should stay the course at a time when the Congolese people are grappling with a dire humanitarian situation.
World Food Programme spokeswoman Jessica Lawson has warned that more Syrians are slipping deeper into hunger, poverty and food insecurity than ever before.
UN agencies say 2.3 million small children in war-torn Yemen are estimated to starve this year.
The World Food Program was honoured with the Nobel Peace Prize for its efforts "to prevent the use of hunger as a weapon of war and conflict."
One would think leaders worthy of international recognition as peacemakers wouldn't have blood stains on their names. But these leaders certainly do:
The agencies swung the spotlight on Burkina Faso, northeastern Nigeria, South Sudan and Yemen, all facing rising levels of acute hunger with potential risk of famine.
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