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 - Under the lead of the World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations system is mobilizing a coordinated response to Zika aimed at minimizing the threat in ...read more
09/02/2016
 - Unusually heavy and widespread rains that fell recently in northwest Africa, the Horn of Africa and Yemen could favour Desert Locust breeding, FAO warned today, stressing ...read more
11/11/2015
 - To improve household food and nutrition security and help drought and flood-affected smallholder farmers rebuild their livelihoods and build resilience against future shocks.
10/09/2015
 - The UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization is calling for $20 million to prevent the spread of the highly viral avian flu H5N1 across West Africa. The ...read more
22/07/2015
 - Fears are growing that without timely intervention to stem outbreaks of the highly virulent avian flu virus H5N1 across West Africa, further spread across the region ...read more
20/07/2015
 - Since 25 October 2014, there have been no new cases of Ebola virus disease recorded in the prefecture of Pita where four positive cases had been ...read more
05/03/2015
 - For FAO, preparedness consists of setting up effective measures to anticipate, respond to and recover from the impact of disasters for the different analysis units such ...read more
12/01/2015
 - The Ebola virus disease epidemic now affects four countries in West Africa – Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone and, more recently, Mali. The countries’ governments and international ...read more
16/12/2014
 - Each year millions of people dependant on agriculture, forestry and fisheries are confronted by droughts, floods, plant pests or animal diseases, and conflict. When that happens, ...read more
28/11/2014
 - A short animation to introduce INFORM - the Index for Risk Management. INFORM is a global, open-source risk assessment for humanitarian crises and disasters.
28/11/2014
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