When does hunger become famine?
"Famine" is a term defined by clear criteria. When humanitarian actors warn against it, a population’s lack of access to food has already started claiming lives.
Kenya: High court rules to stop closure of Dadaab
The high court in Kenya issues a ruling to stop the closure of the world’s largest refugee camp Dadaab, housing thousands of Somali refugees.
NRC joins 13 agencies in urgent call to action for worsening Horn of Africa drought crisis
Recent drought in the Horn of Africa has led to an urgent food and water crisis. More than 15 million people in parts of Somalia, southeast Ethiopia, and north and east Kenya are in need of emergency aid due to the failure of the 2016 October - December rains in the region.