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Long-term approach to end Horn of Africa food shortages urged

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called for a long-term approach by national authorities and the international donor community to tackle the root causes of recurring drought-related food shortages

UN declares famine in three more areas of Somalia

The United Nations today declared a famine in three more areas in drought-ravaged Somalia, bringing to five the number of regions in the Horn of Africa country where acute malnutrition and starvation

UN declares famine in two regions of Somalia

The United Nations today declared a famine in two regions of southern Somalia owing to the worst drought in decades, and appealed for urgent resources to assist millions of people in desperate need of

Uganda Tourism Association aids Teso famine victims

Kampala — The Uganda Tourism Association has donated food worth Shs7 million to people in the hunger-stricken region of Teso.The food was donated through the Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS).