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FIGHTING FAMINE

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Nigeria

 

Somalia

 

South Sudan

 

Yemen

VOICES FROM THE FIELD

nigeria

Usmane received an agricultural kit

somalia

Fathuma lost her livelihood due to the drought

south sudan

Mathieu received a fishing kit

yemen

Fathia received better dairy equipment
FAO PRIORITIES

2017 main season

Alternative livelihoods support (year-round)

 

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Nigeria

   

USD 62 million
(USD 18.6 million received
to-date)

 

5.2 million
people in CH Phases 3, 4 and 5 in three
states of Adamawa, Borno and Yobe

 

>80%
of people
depend on
agriculture

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CH phase classification

June-August 2017

FAO PRIORITIES

Cash

Livelihood support and cash

Emergency livestock support

 

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Somalia

   

USD 185 million
(USD 102.4 million received
to-date)

 

3.2 million
people in
IPC Phases
3 and 4

 

>90%
of people in
IPC Phase 4
are in rural areas

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IPC Phase classification

February-June 2017

FAO PRIORITIES

Emergency livelihood support

Increase seed production

 

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South Sudan

   

USD 70 million
(USD 35 million received
to-date)

 

6.0 million
people in
IPC Phases
3,4 and 5

 

>80%
of people
depend on
agriculture

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IPC Phase classification

June-July 2017

FAO PRIORITIES

Emergency livelihood kits

Emergency protection of livestock

Alternative livelihoods support

 

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Yemen

   

USD 48.4 million
(16.7 million received to date)

 

17 million
people in
IPC Phases
3 and 4

 

85%
of agricultural
households require
emergency inputs

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IPC Phase classification

March-July 2017

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DOCUMENTS

Somalia - Famine prevention and drought response plan January - December 2017
FAO’s Famine Prevention and Drought Response Plan is part of a wider humanitarian response involving ...
21 August2017
Ethiopia - Drought response plan and priorities in 2017
Despite widespread emergency response in Ethiopia’s agriculture sector last year to the El Niño-induced drought, ...
10 August2017
Water and fodder availability along livestock trade routes in the Horn of Africa
This report consolidates findings from previous activities by FAO and other stakeholders, and identifies in ...
24 July2017
South Sudan - Situation report 18 July 2017
Highlights The main planting season is underway in South Sudan and it is critical that farmers ...
18 July2017

FUNDING

in million USD