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 - Around 3 million flood-affected, food-insecure people in Sindh and Balochistan provinces urgently need agricultural support. One out of three people have been struck by floods both this and last year. Standing crops, stored seed/grain and productive assets have been lost, leaving the population food insecure and unable to resume crop production. Depending ...read more
12/12/2011
 - Final Communique: Necessary appropriate responses in order to face the threats of localized food and nutritional crises in the Sahel Subsequent to the 27th meeting of the food crises prevention network in the Sahel and in West Africa, held in Praia, Cape Verde from 8 to 10 December 2011, the regional food ...read more
10/12/2011
 - La RDC est le théâtre de l’une des pires crises humanitaires au monde. La bonne tenue des premières élections démocratiques depuis 40 ans à la fin de l’année 2006 et la mise en place d’un nouveau gouvernement début 2007 avaient apporté beaucoup d’espoir dans le pays. Cependant, force est de ...read more
30/11/2011
 - Heavy monsoon rains beginning in mid-August have led to severe flooding in Sindh and Balochistan provinces of southern Pakistan. Sindh has been hardest hit, suffering the majority of losses/damage across all districts. More than 3 million flood-affected and food-insecure people (352 000 families) urgently require agricultural support to resume farming ...read more
14/11/2011
 - Famine conditions persist in southern Somalia where 3 million people face food insecurity and require emergency life saving and livelihood support at scale. Some 750 000 lives remain at risk and conditions are not likely to improve through December 2011 without large scale multi-sectoral humanitarian assistance. With the secondary harvest ...read more
09/11/2011
 - Heavy monsoon rains beginning in mid-August have led to severe flooding in southern Pakistan. Sindh province has been hardest hit, with nearly all of the deaths, casualties and damages caused by the floods, spread across all 23 districts. The floods have affected over 9.3 million people. An estimated 70% people in the ...read more
28/10/2011
 - To-date, FAO has received just USD 65 million towards its emergency interventions in response to the drought in the Horn of Africa. A further USD 95 million is still required to assist drought-hit populations in the region. Over 40 000 households (241 458 people) have already participated in FAO’s ongoing ...read more
14/10/2011
 - Heavy monsoon rains beginning in mid-August have led to severe flooding in southern Pakistan. Sindh province has been hardest hit, with nearly all of the deaths, casualties and damages caused by the floods, spread across all 23 districts. The floods have affected over 9.3 million people, damaged/destroyed more than 1.5 ...read more
07/10/2011
 - FAO continues to emphasize the need to work with governments and regional authorities to ensure a comprehensive response to the crisis that encompasses: (i) saving lives and livelihoods; (ii) promoting early recovery; and (iii) supporting sustainable livelihoods and strengthening the resilience of households and the food systems on which they ...read more
30/09/2011
 - The monsoon floods have affected over 8.2 million people, damaged/destroyed nearly 1.5 million homes and killed over 400 people in Sindh province and Balochistan, as of 26 September. Sindh province has been hardest hit, with over 8 million people affected, over 400 deaths and nearly 1.5 million homes damaged or ...read more
27/09/2011