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 - Dominique Burgeon, Director of FAO's Emergency and Resilience Division, explains the particular challenges COVID-19 poses in vulnerable communities already coping with high levels of hunger due ...read more
07/04/2020
 - Increased insecurity in Burkina Faso has resulted in a deepening and unprecedented humanitarian situation, forcing nearly half a million people from their homes. The number of ...read more
21/10/2019
 - In May 2019, the FAO and WFP Emergency and Resilience Directors, Dominique Burgeon and Margot van der Velden, respectively, visited project sites in Rutshuru (North Kivu) ...read more
25/06/2019
 - The Global Network against Food Crises was established to combat food crises from humanitarian and development perspectives and tackle its root causes. This partnership aims to ...read more
02/04/2019
 - As global hunger numbers have continued to rise driven by the proliferation of conflicts and climate-related shocks, FAO is seeking $940 million to save the lives ...read more
11/02/2019
 - The Crisis Management Centre for Animal Health (CMC-AH) conducted its 11th Steering Committee Meeting (SCM) on 14 November at FAO headquarters with attendance of more than ...read more
01/12/2017
 - It is imperative to immediately ramp up humanitarian assistance to hunger-threatened rural communities in the strife-torn Lake Chad Basin region, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva ...read more
07/04/2017
 - FAO Director-General, José Graziano da Silva this week undertook his first ever official visit to Chad as part of urgent efforts to draw the attention of ...read more
07/04/2017
 - Prince Charles of Wales today visited FAO where he was briefed by officials from the three Rome-based UN food agencies on the massive hunger crises facing ...read more
05/04/2017
 - Belgium, a long-time supporter of FAO's work in emergencies, has deepened its commitment to protecting agriculture in countries struck by disaster with a €14-million contribution. This ...read more
19/01/2017
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