Chronic Hunger News
The race against time to save 20 million in Somalia, South Sudan, Nigeria and Yemen from starvation
8 charity groups from U.S. band together to tackle the largest humanitarian crisis since World War II.
US criticizes Africa for 'failure' on famine threat
The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations is sharply criticizing African nations for what she calls their "collective failure" to respond to the threat of famine facing over 14 million people
Charity groups unite to tackle hunger and famine in the Horn of Africa
Eight U.S.-based international relief groups have joined forces to desperately urge the public to donate to a new relief fund aimed at addressing looming famine and hunger in South Sudan , Nigeria, Yemen, Somalia and neighboring nations. "In the 21st century, innocent children should not be dying
Utah mom pleads guilty to abuse of son locked in bathroom
A Utah mother has pleaded guilty to child abuse charges after her 12-year-old son was found severely malnourished in a feces-strewn bathroom where authorities believe he was locked for about a year
With Clooney assist, US aid groups team up on Africa crisis
Eight of the largest U.S.-based aid groups are joining together in a new campaign to address what the United Nations calls the world's largest humanitarian crisis in more than 70 years
Kim's N. Korea gains a little economically, a lot militarily
Almost six years into Kim Jong Un's rule, North Korea has made small economic improvements and significant weapons advances while giving no sign it will negotiate
John Quiñones' Biography
John Quiñones is the anchor of "What Would You Do one of the highest-rated newsmagazine franchises of recent years. During his 25 year tenure at ABC News, he has reported extensively for all programs and platforms and served as anchor of "Primetime." While Quiñones was covering the Chilean miners'
1.4M children in Somalia to suffer acute malnutrition in 2017, UNICEF says
The number of children in drought -stricken Somalia expected to suffer from acute malnutrition has surged by 50 percent since the beginning of this year, according to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). Some 1.4 million children -- more than the entire population of San Diego, California
A desperate plea for help as 4 African nations near a famine crisis
ABC's David Muir reports on the U.N. refugee agency's urgent warning that the risk of mass deaths from starvation in the Horn of Africa is growing.
Four countries are on the brink of famine
"Save the Children" delivers food and water to millions facing starvation across Africa.