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
The full extent of the conflict-driven food security crisis in South Sudan has yet to unfold, warns Sue Lautze, head of FAO operations in the troubled African nation. Recent conflicts have ...read more
In June and August 2012 the Department of Livestock and Veterinary Services carried out assessments that confirmed the severity of drought in some partrs of southern Zimbabwe. FAO, with funding ...read more
The short animation explains what the Food Security Cluster is about: coordinating the food security response during a humanitarian crisis.