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Desert Locust risk maps - 2017

2 May. Risk and threat to crop declines

Despite a reduced threat, vigilance should be maintained in spring breeding areas of Arabia because of recent rains and the continuing impact of insecurity on locust monitoring in Yemen.

2 May. Risk and threat to crop declines

4 April. Vigilance should be maintained in spring breeding areas of Arabia

A slightly higher than normal level of vigilance should be maintained in Saudi Arabia and Yemen because of previous infestations on the Red Sea coast, recent good rains in the interior where there is potential for spring breeding, and the continued uncertain situation in Yemen.

4 April. Vigilance should be maintained in spring breeding areas of Arabia

2 March. Risk and threat to crops decline as Desert Locust situation improves

Control operations and drying conditions have helped to mitigate Desert Locust threat to agriculture.

2 March. Risk and threat to crops decline as Desert Locust situation improves