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 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) thanks the Netherlands for their additional contribution of EUR 3.5 million to help mitigate impacts on ...read more
27/11/2020
 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) warned today that large populations of desert locust in Somalia have moved towards southern parts of the country ...read more
20/11/2020
 - Key messages: The desert locust (DL) breeding and invasion in Ethiopia is now centered in Somali region. Mature swarms continue to cross into the region, from Somalia. All planes and helicopters have ...read more
20/11/2020
 - “This is the first time seeing such a scary situation ever since I was born here. Nothing else can compare to such a serious threat,” said ...read more
12/11/2020
 - The Government of Ethiopia with the support of FAO is mounting a large scale campaign to contain the damage caused by massive infestations of the desert locust which ...read more
11/11/2020
 - After seeing a majority of its counties overrun by desert locust earlier in the year, by mid-year the government of Kenya through a massive control effort ...read more
11/11/2020
 - The Horn of Africa is facing the worst desert locust crisis in decades. Control operations are key to stemming the upsurge and to avoid desert the ...read more
21/09/2020
 - Despite restrictions on the movement of personnel and equipment imposed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, FAO is continuing to work with the Government to contain the ...read more
10/09/2020
 - Key messages:  Since the beginning of August, mature swarms crossed from Yemen, reaching Afar (Afambo, Elidare, Mile, Adar, Chifra and Awar). FAO has repositioned two planes in ...read more
21/08/2020
 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has intensified its desert locust control measures in Turkana County, through the issuance of six surveillance ...read more
05/06/2020
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