Drought: Too little, too late

Since Independence folks in the marginalised and neglected northern regions have developed a depressing familiarity with drought and hunger. As a biting drought cuts a swathe of suffering across much of the north and northeastern parts of Kenya, imperilling nearly … Read More

Yemen could face famine in 2018 as war continues, aid agencies warn

BEIRUT/ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Already battered by three years of war, Yemen is in danger of tipping into famine in 2018 if fighting continues to disrupt imports of food aid, aid agencies warned. In the worst-case scenario, the war-torn … Read More