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Rohingya refugee crisis
 - 16/11/2017 - More than 830 000 Rohingya refugees are sheltering in Bangladesh, having escaped violence and persecution in Myanmar. This includes more than 618 000 people, the vast majority women and children, ...read more

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Emergency support to herders affected by the regional crisis in the Lake Chad Basin
 - 19/10/2017 - In the Lake Chad Basin, the security crisis exacerbates the challenges faced by vulnerable farmers and herders, already affected by climate hazards over the past decade. Herders bear a heavy ...read more
Amid celebrations of World Food Day Yemen calls for greater international assistance to food security and malnutrition
 - 16/10/2017 - As countries around the globe celebrate World Food Day, millions of Yemenis continue to hope for greater international assistance to alleviate their food insecurity and malnutrition. Yemen currently suffers from ...read more
FAO programme in Yemen restocks animals and provides training benefitting thousands of IDPs
 - 13/10/2017 - Caught in Yemen’s two-year conflict are tens of thousands of families forced to migrate to other parts of the country only to be able to support themselves and their families ...read more
FAO deploys experts and assistance to Irma-affected populations
 - 14/09/2017 - FAO has mobilized USD 300 000 from its Special Fund for Emergency and Rehabilitation Activities – Agricultural Inputs Response Capacity (SFERA-AIRC) – thanks to the financial contribution from the Government ...read more
FAO trains cattle keepers in basic veterinary medicine
 - 01/09/2017 - For many livestock keepers in South Sudan, there is little that can be done to help a sick or injured animal. “If one of our cows was sick, it was either slaughtered ...read more
The Caisses de Résilience approach in the Sahel - a new opportunity to strengthen livelihoods and improve food and nutrition security
 - 30/08/2017 - In the north of the region of Segou in Mali, Sanihan lives in the village of Baramadougou, with thirteen other members of her family. A few weeks before the harvest and ...read more
Launch of the MOALI DRR Task force and drone mapping unit
 - 29/08/2017 - The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations announced that today the Myanmar Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation (MoALI) and the Ministry of Education (MoE) have officially ...read more
FAO nutrient block technology improves animal health and milk production in Yemen
 - 25/08/2017 - On most days, livestock owner Hamisa Mohammed Omar, knows that she will be able to feed her husband and five children only a meagre portion of rice for lunch, with ...read more
Strengthening capacity to manage animal disease emergencies in Southern Africa
 - 16/08/2017 - The occurrence of transboundary animal diseases - especially those that can be transmitted to human beings from animals - poses grave socio-economic consequences for Southern Africa. They affect food and nutrition security, ...read more
Boosting emergency drought response in Kenya
 - 02/08/2017 - FAO has mobilized US$500,000 from its Special Fund for Emergency and Rehabilitation Activities (SFERA)  response capacity – mainly supported by Belgium and Sweden – to tackle rising hunger in Kenya. Ongoing drought has ...read more