The UN World Food Programme (WFP) said Saturday it plans to expand its emergency programmes in South Sudan.
India has donated 2,500 metric tonnes of wheat worth USD 2 million as food assistance to the troubled Gulf state of Yemen.
The UN`s top relief official said that six million North Koreans need help.
At least 5.4 million people have been affected by monsoon floods in Pakistan, out of which 1.8 million are displaced.
The European Union will restart food aid worth USD 14.5 million to North Korea.
European Commission will provide EUR 10 million in food aid to North Korea to help 650,000 people.
The US is likely to reach a decision on resuming food aid to North Korea.
Zimbabwe needs an estimated 2.2 million tonnes of maize each year.
US Republican lawmakers fear the aid would bolster Kim Jong-Il`s regime.
The US is considering
resumption of food aid to North Korea amid fears people there
could starve after a harsh winter, top officials said on Wednesday.
For a decade, South Korea was a major donor of food to the North.
Ethiopia appealed on Thursday for 159,410 tons of emergency aid to feed 6.2 million people, 25 years after more than a million perished in the country`s notorious famine.
Day in Pics: 28th August
August 28, 2014
Bipasha at launch event for Delhi Half Marathon