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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 17.3 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 160 million
(USD 66 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 27.3 million received
to-date)

 

5.5 million
people in
IPC Phases
3,4 and 5

 

>80%
of people
depend on
agriculture

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IPC Phase classification

February-April 2017

FAO PRIORITIES

Emergency livelihood kits

Emergency protection of livestock

Alternative livelihoods support

 

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Yemen

   

USD 48.4 million
(12 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

Famine response and prevention in Northeastern Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen
The world faces one of the largest food crises in 70 years, with 20 million ...
25 May2017
Ethiopia - Situation report May 2017
Highlights Humanitarian needs in Ethiopia are increasing primarily in southern and southeastern pastoral areas due to ...
15 May2017
Somalia - Situation report 12 May 2017
Key messages Rural livelihoods provide a critical defence against famine. Interventions that reinforce rural livelihoods meet ...
12 May2017
Yemen - Situation report April 2017
Highlights Severe food insecurity continues to threaten 17 million people, according to the latest Integrated Food ...
20 April2017

FUNDING

in million USD