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The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)...
18 Février 2020
The Africa Solidarity Trust Fund (ASTF) has donated $1...
07 Février 2020
An estimated 4.1 million people are acutely food insecure in...
03 Février 2020

THE CRISIS IN NUMBERS

13million people in severe acute food insecurity
76million USD requested for FAO’s rapid response and anticipatory action
1km2 swarm can eat the same food as 35000 people in one day
500times increase in locust if crisis left unchecked

DOCUMENTS

ADDENDUM - Desert Locust crisis - Appeal for rapid response and anticipatory action in the Greater Horn of Africa January–July 2020
FAO has issued an initial conservative appeal for Desert Locust rapid response and anticipatory action, ...
29 Janvier2020
Desert Locust crisis - Appeal for rapid response and anticipatory action in the Greater Horn of Africa January–July 2020
The worst Desert Locust outbreak in decades is underway in the Greater Horn of Africa, ...
29 Janvier2020
Early Warning Early Action report on food security and agriculture January – March 2020
The Early Warning Early Action (EWEA) report on food security and agriculture is developed by ...
21 Janvier2020
Desert Locust Emergency in Somalia - Update 02 FAO-Somalia-Desert-Locust-Update-02_17-January-2020-1cover.jpg 17 January 2019
The Desert Locust situation in Somalia remains critical. New generations are developing in northern Somalia ...
21 Janvier2020

Natural hazards timeline in the Horn of Africa

Natural hazards timeline in the Horn of Africa

Agricultural calendar and Desert Locust life cycle

Agricultural calendar and Desert Locust life cycle

Rapid response and anticipatory action*

1. Curb the spread of Desert Locust

Budget required USD 38.75 million

  • Informing response
  • Control operations
  • Ground surveillance and impact assessments

Funding needed by February 2020

Budget required USD 26 million

  • Cash interventions
  • Supplementary livestock feed
  • Farming input packages

Funding needed by March 2020

2. Safeguard livelihoods
3. Support early livelihood recovery

Budget required USD 8.5 million

  • Comprehensive livelihood recovery packages
  • Cash transfer and Cash+

Funding needed by February 2020

Budget required USD 2.75 million

  • Deploy rapid surge support
  • Coordinate cross-border response
  • Strengthen national capacity

Funding needed by February 2020

4. Coordination

Download the Desert Locust Appeal

*This initial, conservative plan will be revised by March according to newly available data and the emerging situation.

FUNDING REQUIREMENTS

in million USD

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