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 - Food insecurity affects nearly one in ten people in Djibouti. Of the food insecure, nearly 60 percent live in rural areas and are dependent on agriculture-based livelihoods. Yet consecutive years ...READ MORE
 -  Ethiopia is responding to a drought emergency, triggered by one of the strongest El Niño events on record. Humanitarian needs have tripled since the beginning of 2015 as the drought ...READ MORE
 - The 2015/2016 El Niño phenomenon was predicted to be one of the strongest in recorded history, according to early warning systems including the Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS ...read more
22/08/2016
 - In 2015, drought exacerbated by El Niño ravaged Ethiopia’s highlands and lowlands, resulting in crop failure and wide-scale animal losses. To counter the devastating impact on the vulnerable smallholder farmers ...read more
16/08/2016
 - With this year's main planting season winding down in Ethiopia, there is still a small window of opportunity in September for farmers to plant the last set of ...read more
12/08/2016
 - In Somalia, up to 931,000 people remain in "crisis" and 22,000 more in "emergency".  In total 4.7 million people, 38 percent of the population, are acutely food ...read more
05/08/2016
 - Key messages Recent violence is expected to exacerbate already unprecedented levels of malnutrition and food insecurity in Juba and across South Sudan. The latest IPC projection of ...read more
28/07/2016
 - Ethiopia’s pastoral lowlands are bisected by a number of major river systems like the Awash River in Afar, which runs throughout the arid region. Awash and ...read more
27/07/2016
 - To improve the food and nutrition security of 9 000 households in the Darfur region.
27/07/2016
 - To strengthen the ability of affected households to prepare for, respond to and recover from possible flood events.
26/07/2016
 - Forage seed distribution activities transcend the immediate El Niño-induced feed crisis by transferring the skills of growing and managing cultivated forages to communities.
25/07/2016
 - The ongoing crisis in South Sudan is aggravating an already fragile socio‐economic context, in which many households are at risk of food insecurity and malnutrition both ...read more
21/07/2016
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