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 - Cyclone Nargis caused more destruction and human suffering than any natural disaster in Myanmar’s history. Over 2.4 million people were affected, nearly 140 000 died and 33 754 suffered severe injury. The vast majority of displaced persons (0.8 million) lost all of their possessions, including the productive assets they need ...read more
 - The recent conflict in the Gaza Strip has seen extensive damage inflicted on local infrastructure, with preliminary estimates placing the financial extent of the destruction at almost USD 1 billion. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and other agencies believe that almost all of Gaza’s 10 ...read more
 - The risk of natural hazard varies from moderate to high across Myanmar and is characterized essentially by small- and medium-scale but frequent events. Cyclone Nargis (2 and 3 May 2008) is by far the most devastating natural disaster in Myanmar’s history. It has brought to the fore the extreme vulnerability, ...read more
 - Las comunidades de pequeños agricultores y alpaqueros de subsistencia en las zonas altoandinas más afectadas por las bajas temperaturas del 2008 en el Perú, empiezan a salir adelante gracias a una intervención de emergencia financiada por la Comisión Europea. Dichas poblaciones, ubicadas en la sierra central y sur a más ...read more
 - FAO and WFP conducted a Crop and Food Supply Assessment Mission (CFSAM) in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) from 9 through 24 October 2008. Highlights: This FAO/WFP Crop and Food Supply Assessment Mission was the first one to be conducted since 2004; however, it benefited from recent exercises, including the ...read more
 - Dans le cadre de l'initiative contre la flambée des prix alimentaires (ISFP) et le déficit de la production agricole de la campagne 2007-2008, la FAO a mobilisé, grâce à l'appui financier des Coopérations Espagnole et Suédoise et sur fonds propres, des ressources pour appuyer le Gouvernement dans la restauration des ...read more
 - La FAO, dans le cadre de son initiative contre la flambée des prix alimentaires (ISFP), a mobilisé, grâce à l'appui du projet régional OSRO/RAF/803/SWE financé par l'Agence de Coopération Suédoise (SIDA), des ressources pour la mise en ceuvre, en collaboration avec le Ministère de la Famille, de la Solidarité Nationale, ...read more
 - The Crisis Management Centre – Animal Health (CMC-AH) is a facility of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) for animal disease emergency response. Combining FAO’s expertise with that of OIE, the World Health Organization (WHO) and other partners, the ...read more
 - Inside this presentation: State of Agriculture in DPRK Response within Farming Sector FAO/WFP Rapid Food Security Assessment Recommendations – June 2008 Longer-term Measures Review of FAO Activities in 2008 Training Rationale for Future Projects Projects for 2009
 - Each year, FAO assesses the needs in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, in consultation with the relevant ministries, develops a number of project profiles in the most critical areas where interventions are needed and presents them to donors for potential funding. The purpose of this publication is to: (1) present ...read more