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Ten years after the Asian tsunami, the region is better prepared to cope with natural disasters
 - 22/12/2014 - Ten years after the world’s worst natural disaster in living memory roared across the shorelines of South and Southeast Asia, countries are better prepared to deal with tragedies like the ...read more

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The Women of Kanem
 - 12/04/2012 - FAO support food security in an effort to combat malnutrition in Chad - Kanem, a region in western Chad, has higher rates of chronic malnutrition than the rest of the country. ...read more
Vaccination campaign in Torit
 - 04/04/2012 - Nearly 5 million people in South Sudan will face significant pressure on their food security in 2012, and one million of them may not have enough to eat, according to ...read more
European professional football sounds the alarm on the Sahel
 - 28/03/2012 - Match Day Against Hunger from 30 March to 2 April - The "Professional Football Against Hunger" campaign is coming to hundreds of European football stadiums with the message that action is ...read more
The sustainable reintegration of a female ex-combatant
 - 27/03/2012 - Julie Kambu Mayemba is 40 years old and lives not far from Kinshasa, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, with her husband and five children. To meet the food ...read more
FAO appeals for urgent Horn of Africa funds
 - 23/03/2012 - Funding needed to build strength against crisis - FAO today urgently appealed for $50 million to cover the funding gap for priority agricultural and pastoral activities that must be carried ...read more
FAO Director-General vows new approach in ending hunger
 - 21/03/2012 - Highlights role South-South Cooperation can play in Asia and Pacific - Vowing to take a new approach to ending hunger, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva has called for sustainable ...read more
Race on to help farmers and herders in drought-stricken Sahel
 - 09/03/2012 - FAO calls for an additional $69.8 million to head off food and nutrition crisis - Several countries in the Sahel region of western Africa need urgent support to prevent a ...read more
E-vouchers for agriculture inputs - Moving agriculture forward in Zimbabwe, with farmers in the driver’s seat
 - 06/03/2012 - A team from FAO Zimbabwe will be on hand to share their experiences and to unveil newly published guidelines on the use of electronic vouchers for agricultural input distribution. “E-vouchers ...read more
Colombia: Harvest after the floods
 - 27/02/2012 - On the road to the small town of Recula, in the department of Córdoba, a cow forages for food in fields that have become lakes. The animal’s protruding ribs are ...read more
FAO to help conflict-scattered families in South Sudan
 - 17/02/2012 - Vaccines, fishing, planting supplies needed before rains - The UN Food and Agriculture Organization is helping the people of the conflict-affected, South Sudanese state of Jonglei feed themselves and rebuild their lives ...read more