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 - Recurrent floods, erratic distribution of rainfall and the influx of refugees from neighbouring countries have caused over 1.7 million people to be food insecure. Irregular and poor rainfall in recent years ...READ MORE
 - Palestinian farmers, fishers and herders face many challenges to make a living. As the Separation Barrier and Israeli settlements expand, farmers have increasingly less land and water resources for their ...READ MORE
 - After a poor rainy season, parts of southern Somalia are now being hit by severe bouts of floods, further aggravating the already alarming food security situation ...read more
31/10/2014
 - The gradual recovery and gains made since the end of the famine in 2012 are being lost as poor rains, conflict, trade disruptions and reduced humanitarian ...read more
02/09/2014
 - Somalia’s food security crisis is expected to worsen over the next several months following poor performance of the major rainy season (Gu), shrinking humanitarian assistance and ...read more
07/07/2014
 - Supporting the food security and sustainable livelihoods of poor rural families in the West Bank & Gaza Strip through improving rain water harvesting.
10/05/2013
 - A hydrogeological study covering north and northwestern Somalia indicates that unguided drilling of boreholes puts the country’s groundwater in jeopardy. The report by Somalia Water and Land ...read more
29/04/2013
 - Pastoral communities in Kenya depend on watering holes for their livestock. Water shortages have led to conflict among communities and for some pastoralists to give up ...read more
09/01/2013
 - How a woman in rural Kenya is reaping the benefits of growing tomatoes using innovative irrigation technology Mrs. Mutisya keenly studies the leaves of her newly transplanted ...read more
07/10/2012
 - L’étendue de la crise alimentaire et nutritionnelle sévissant dans toute la région du Sahel a amené à réviser l’appel global 2012 pour le Niger. La sécheresse ...read more
07/05/2012
 - Fighting between the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) and the Sudanese People's Liberation Army-North (SPLA-N) is ongoing in Sudan's Blue Nile state, which borders South Sudan. Insecurity ...read more
07/03/2012
 - Following the droughts in 2006 and 2008, the present shortfall in precipitation for this year is compounding the water shortage situation in the West Bank. This ...read more
19/02/2009
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