18/03/2014 - In March 2014, the Transitional Government and United Nations (UN) agencies came together in Mbaïki, 95 km southwest of the capital, Bangui, for the official launch of the 2014/15 agricultural ...read more
12/03/2014 - The FAO Director-General Jose’ Graziano da Silva visited Tacloban and surrounding areas four months after typhoon Haiyan (known locally as Yolanda) struck the central Philippines. Interacting with FAO supported small-scale ...read more
04/03/2014 - Screenshot of the NEW FAO in emergencies App. Download it NOW!
27/02/2014 - It has been just over three months since Typhoon Haiyan struck the Visayas, a region in central Philippines, causing immense damage, displacement of populations as well as claiming over 6200 ...read more
24/02/2014 - Lebanon has been severely affected by the Syrian crisis which started more than three years ago. The number of people that sought refuge in the country has reached nearly 1 ...read more
12/02/2014 - The crisis in South Sudan and high levels of food insecurity require a humanitarian response that is fast, flexible and opportunistic. FAO is helping to restore food production and access ...read more
30/01/2014 - On the 30th January 2014 Joe Hayes, the non-resident Irish Ambassador to the Philippines, visited the typhoon-affected Eastern Visayas with FAO. Interacting with small-scale fishers and farmers in and around ...read more
28/01/2014 - This series of maps shows the results of the Damage and Loss Assessment conducted by the Department of Agriculture of the Philippines in December 2013 after Typhoon Haiyan. Check also the ...read more