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A Lebanese livestock-keeper benefitting from FAO’s support activities.©FAO/Kai Wiedenhoefer / FAO

Emergency cattle vaccination campaign underway along Syria-Lebanon border

Spread of animal diseases across borders growing

Concerns over the spread of high impact transboundary animal diseases are mounting in Lebanon and neighbouring countries as some of the 1.5 million refugees fleeing the conflict in Syria have brought with them large numbers of unvaccinated sheep, goats, cattle, and other animals, FAO warned today. [...]


The EuFMD online training course is available also in Russian

©FAOA Russian language version of EuFMD's online training course, the "FMD Emergency Preparation Course" started on the 11th March and has just finished. There was a huge interest among participants. [...]

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Peste des petits ruminants (PPR), also known as sheep and goat plague, is a highly contagious animal disease affecting small ruminants. FAO has long supported countries with PPR preparedness and response as part of the Organization’s overall efforts to reduce the impact of transboundary animal diseases.
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logo annuncioHere below some of the outcomes from the recent FAO/OIE International Conference for the Control and Eradication of Peste des Petits Ruminants (held in Côte d’Ivoire):