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 - Cada año, los países de América Latina y el Caribe se ven afectados por desastres naturales, tales como sequías, inundaciones, huracanes, deslizamientos, erupciones volcánicas, a los cuales se suman epidemias y enfermedades transfronterizas de animales y crisis socioeconómicas. Estos eventos resultan en pérdidas de vidas, bienes y medios de subsistencia, y ...read more
01/06/2011
 - Du 22 au 24 mars 2011, s’est tenue dans la salle de réunion de l’Hotel Mariador Palace à Conakry/République de Guinée, la concertation régionale sur la situation alimentaire et nutritionnelle au Sahel et en Afrique de l’Ouest. La réunion a regroupé les délégués de tous les pays membre du CILSS et ...read more
01/04/2011
 - Peace in Burundi can be consolidated by stabilizing the country’s rural communities, according to FAO. The UN’s food agency advocates continued support to the most vulnerable farmers, while stressing the need to develop agriculture’s economic potential. Currently, FAO is carrying out agricultural rehabilitation activities valued at around $60 million and targeting ...read more
01/01/2011
 - Over the course of July and early August 2010, Pakistan experienced the worst monsoon-related floods in living memory. Heavy rainfall, flash floods and riverine floods have devastated large parts of Pakistan since the arrival of seasonal monsoon rains on 22 July. Assessments of losses and damages are ongoing, but estimates ...read more
10/08/2010
 - One out of three Sudanese suffered from food deprivation in 2009, which is the Millennium Development Goal indicator 1.9 on hunger reduction, based on the 2009 Sudan NBHS data. The prevalence of undernourishment was 31 and 34 percent for urban and rural populations, respectively. The prevalence of undernourishment for southern States ...read more
02/08/2010
 - This network paper documents success stories from Malawi of livelihood-based social protection programmes for orphans and vulnerable children (OVC). The programmes have improved the lives of the children they reach significantly. They have demonstrated that with a livelihood-based approach, notable changes can be achieved in children’s lives, including improved food ...read more
01/07/2010
 - Assistance needs for the rapidly increasing emergency situations require more judicious responses on the part of donors, including the provision of critical agricultural inputs such as seeds, fertilizers and farming implements for reconstruction and recovery of the agriculture sector. The institutional framework governing food-related assistance has been at an impasse for ...read more
01/06/2010
 - Reducing and managing disaster risk to improve food and livelihood security in Eastern and Central Africa Each year, countries in the Eastern and Central region of Africa (ECA) experience the highest number of natural hazards and people -induced disasters in all of Africa. More and more people are adversely affected by ...read more
01/06/2010
 - About this guidance material Audience: This guidance material is intended for FAO staff, in particular FAO Representatives and Emergency Coordinators at country level. It may also be useful for FAO staff at regional and headquarters levels and other agriculture and food-security stakeholders. Purpose: To provide FAO staff with (i) essential information ...read more
01/03/2010
 - Volume 3: Evaluation initiale de l’impact sur les moyens d’existence Entre juin 2005 et juin 2006, 404 catastrophes liées aux risques naturels ont été enregistrées dans 115 pays, ayant causé la mort de plus de 93 000 personnes, affecté presque 157 millions de personnes et ayant engendré des pertes économiques d’une ...read more
02/02/2009
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