A Syrian refugee girl makes tea inside a caravan at the Al Zaatari refugee camp in the Jordanian city of Mafraq, near the border with Syria. The UN World Food Programme has said it is restarting food aid for 1.7 million Syrian refugees in Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey, Iraq and Egypt after it received enough donations to fund the halted programme. Photograph: Muhammad Hamed/Reuters

The United Nations refugee agency urged rich nations on Tuesday to show solidarity with Syria’s neighbours by making pledges to resettle the most vuln(...)

A lack of funds has forced the UN World Food Programme (WFP) to stop providing food vouchers for 1.7 million Syrian refugees in Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey, Iraq and Egypt.  Photograph of people, who are internally displaced outside tents at the Jarjanaz refugee camp. Photograph:Khalil Ashawi /Reuters

A lack of funds has forced the UN World Food Programme (WFP) to stop providing food vouchers for 1.7 million Syrian refugees in Jordan, Lebanon, Turke(...)

 The UN’S warning that Zimbabwe is facing a “looming food crisis” was seen as a blow to analysts who have argued that Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe’s widely condemned land reform programme was starting to pay dividends. Photograph: Reuters/Philimon Bulawayo

Zimbabwe is facing a “looming food crisis” with one in four people in rural areas at risk of hunger early next year, the highest number in half a deca(...)

Approximately 90 per cent of the villagers in Passkoto receive food aid. Photograph: Jenny Matthews

Sitting in front of her mud-and-straw hut, surrounded by her children, Djenabou Diallo waits. She waits for the food which she hopes her (...)