Martin Griffiths of the U.N. said the crisis in Ethiopia is a "stain on our conscience" as the Tigray blockade continues to cause starvation and death.
"They don't have any money left over to buy anything. It is a heartbreak. It really is," said the head of the U.N.'s World Food Program.
Many health facilities have "reduced operations or shut down, forcing health providers to make hard decisions on who to save and who to let die," WHO said.
Cut off from aid and the international banking system, attempts to weaken the Taliban are putting Afghan people at further risk of starvation.
If we take action now, like we did 100 years ago during the Great Russian Famine, we can save lives in hunger afflicted nations.
The chief cited Ethiopia's Tigray region, Afghanistan and Yemen as areas of concern.
An image of the Spanish Civil Guard member rescuing the baby has been shared widely online.
The mayor's message comes as dozens of migrants traveling with the caravan held a peaceful protest march to a border crossing in Tijuana, to demand better conditions for those waiting in the border town to make their asylum claims in the U.S.
The Yemeni Civil War, which began in 2015, has led to what could likely become the worst famine in a century.
Hodeidah is a vital access point for humanitarian and military aid for the Houthi rebels.
The official death count from the government is 64.
Puerto Rican families are draining savings accounts, running out of resources and healthcare professionals warn that deaths on the island will only increase.
Nigeria hopes world powers will supplement the government's efforts to fix the destruction Boko Haram left behind.
As he begins his five-year term, Antonio Guterres writes that 2017 must be a year for peace.
The royal anti-land mine crusader brought to light the human side of the damage the devices wrought.
Two-thirds of the population are now without drinking water as UN ceasefire talks are suspended indefinitely.
Less than 2 percent of all Ebola donations went to front-line medical staff in Sierra Leone.
Several thousand migrants, many of them hungry and sick, are adrift in boats in Southeast Asian seas and governments of the region must rescue them quickly to avert a "massive humanitarian crisis," the U.N. says.
At least three dozen people were killed after an earthquake shook the Himalayan nation on Tuesday, just weeks after a devastating quake killed more than 8,000 people.
The U.S. steps up support of the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen as humanitarian conditions worsen on the ground.
UN say 8,000 civilians killed in second half of 2014 as militants oppress Christians, Yazidis and Turkmen.
Last week, Amnesty International warned that the country was heading for a "humanitarian catastrophe".
As the governor moves to deploy National Guard troops, Texas Democrats fear a "militarization" of the border