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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 20.6 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 138 million received
to-date)

 

3.1 million
people in
IPC Phases
3 and 4

 

>74%
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 35.5 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
(22.6 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

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21 August2017
South Sudan - Situation report 18 July 2017
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Yemen - Situation report July 2017
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04 July2017

FUNDING

in million USD