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 - The Global Report on Food Crises (GRFC) 2020 is the result of a joint, consensus-based assessment of acute food insecurity situations around the world by 16 partner organizations. At 135 million, the number of people in Crisis or worse (IPC/CH Phase 3 or above) in 2019 was the highest in ...read more
 - Au vu de la détérioration de la crise au Mali, la FAO et le PAM collaborent afin de renforcer les moyens d'existence des populations vulnérables, tout en leur fournissant une assistance alimentaire d'urgence. Le plan de réponse actuel prévoit des activités d’assistance et de résilience pour l’année 2020 et est ...read more
 - In addition to structural weaknesses, the Niger is facing an unprecedented security crisis, which is linked to conflict in the neighbouring countries of Burkina Faso, Libya, Mali and Nigeria. This has triggered violent attacks and significant internal population displacements as well as an influx of refugees from the three neighbouring ...read more
 - In 2019, the Niger faced increased insecurity, particularly in the Diffa region and areas along the border with Burkina Faso and Mali, mainly Tahoua and Tillabery, which add to the country’s structural vulnerabilities. This has severely affected agricultural production, increasing the levels of food insecurity among conflict-affected communities. In 2020, ...read more
 - Northeastern Nigeria has faced significant instability for over a decade due to an armed insurgency. More than 1.8 million people remain displaced by the crisis across Adamawa, Borno and Yobe, the worst-affected states. About the same number of people have returned to their villages of origin with little or no ...read more
 - Present in Egypt, Saudi Arabia, the Sudan and Yemen, desert locusts are at various stages of development (hoppers, immature adults) and forming groups and bands. This is likely to lead to the formation of swarms, which are highly mobile, capable of completely stripping an area’s vegetation and can cause large-scale ...read more
 - Desert locust poses an unprecedented risk to agriculture-based livelihoods and food security in an already fragile region. Over the past few years, consecutive shocks – among them poor rainfall, flooding, macroeconomic crises and armed conflict – have contributed to a significant level of vulnerability.  An estimated 20.2 million people are now facing ...read more
 - Throughout 2019, Haiti was marked by major natural disasters that add to the effects of those experienced during the past ten years, the cholera epidemic, and the deteriorating socio-political and economic situation. Compounded by the country’s structural weaknesses, vulnerable populations face increased levels of food insecurity and continue to have ...read more
 - This seventh FAO/WFP update to the UNSC covers five countries (Afghanistan, the Central African Republic, Haiti, Somalia and South Sudan) and two regions (the Lake Chad Basin and central Sahel) that are currently experiencing protracted conflict and insecurity and in which, according to latest figures, almost 30 million people need ...read more
 - The past 12 months have seen a rapid increase in African swine fever (ASF) outbreaks around the world. A hardy disease with up to 100 percent mortality rate in pigs and wild boar, ASF has wreaked havoc across many countries, impacting trade, food security and livelihoods.The Emergency Management Centre for ...read more