On 26 December 2004, an earthquake off the west coast of Northern Sumatra led to the most destructive series of tsunamis in recorded history, killing more than 220,000 people and affecting the livelihoods of more than 1.4 million. 14 countries were affected around the Indian Ocean. The Indian Ocean Tsunami had the ...read more
This year, the IPC celebrates its 10th anniversary. Originally developed by FAO in Somalia in 2004, the IPC has been extensively applied in different countries and contexts. In 2007, the ...read more
Emergency vaccination and targeted feeding of livestock grazing in areas along the Syria-Lebanon border.
A short animation to introduce INFORM - the Index for Risk Management. INFORM is a global, open-source risk assessment for humanitarian crises and disasters.
In 2014, FAO established emergency measures to resume agricultural production in the Central African Republic despite the escalation of the conflict and violence in the country. Over 110 000 families ...read more