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FAO and UN agencies begin second phase of environmental project for refugees and host communities in Cox's Bazar
 - 18/09/2018 - Families living in the world's largest refugee camp this week received the first 2 500 stoves and liquid petroleum gas (LPG) cylinders that are part of a United Nations project ...read more

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Rehabilitation of tsunami affected mangroves needed
 - 19/01/2005 - Rehabilitation of severely affected mangroves would help speed up the recovery process from the tsunami, but large-scale planting should be undertaken with caution, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) ...read more
Rumours of unsafe fish in tsunami zone unfounded
 - 14/01/2005 - There is no evidence that fish- and seafood-borne illnesses have increased in Asian countries hit by the tsunami, according to a new FAO assessment. Rumours that it is dangerous to eat ...read more
Tsunamis destroyed tens of thousands of fishing boats
 - 13/01/2005 - The tsunami waves have had a devastating impact on the fisheries sector in many countries of the Indian Ocean, FAO said today. In Sri Lanka, more than 7 500 fishers have been ...read more
Tsunami affected countries face severe local food security problems
 - 11/01/2005 - Local communities severely hit by the tsunami disaster will face severe food security problems in the short and long term because parents and relatives have been lost, livelihood assets have ...read more
FAO calls for $26 million to help tsunami victims
 - 06/01/2005 - FAO today launched an urgent appeal for $26 million for farmers and fisher folk hit by the South Asian tsunami disaster, the agency said on the occasion of the international ...read more
FAO assessing damage in countries devastated by tsunamis in South Asia
 - 29/12/2004 - FAO is conducting damage assessment missions in each of the countries affected by Sunday's devastating tsunami in South Asia to assess the impact on the agriculture and fisheries sectors and provide ...read more
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