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 - On 14 August, a 7.2 magnitude earthquake hit the southern regions of Haiti, in particular the departments of Grand’Anse, Nippes and Sud. Two days later, Tropical ...read more
10/09/2021
 - FAO aims to protect vulnerable populations from disasters before they strike As Bangladeshi communities watched the waters of the Jamuna River rise on July 2020, the UN ...read more
10/09/2021
 - As new data from Haiti showed last month's earthquake has damaged agriculture and driven up hunger, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations today ...read more
09/09/2021
 - John Kakayo Moyaguzul grew up in Gomruk, a village in Greater Pibor, where livestock are central to many people’s lives and livelihoods. Animal diseases are a ...read more
31/08/2021
 - To strengthen community resilience through the use of FAO early warning information to improve flood and drought risk reduction, preparedness and mitigation.
29/07/2021
 - Satellite imagery reports riverbank breakages in real time Somalia, like many countries, is affected by frequent climate-related hazards such as floods, droughts and tropical storms. Flood frequency ...read more
13/07/2021
 - On 9 April 2021, La Soufrière volcano in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines erupted, with multiple explosions occurring over a period of several weeks, affecting most ...read more
06/07/2021
 - In addition to being exposed to climatic shocks, Chad is affected by chronic poverty and persistent insecurity, which exacerbate populations’ vulnerabilities. Since 2015, the Lake Chad ...read more
29/06/2021
 - In early April 2021, heavy rains across Timor-Leste associated with a tropical storm resulted in flash floods and landslides throughout the country. The tropical storm gained ...read more
16/06/2021
 - Natural hazard‑induced disasters (NHID), such as floods, droughts, severe storms, and animal pests and diseases have significant, widespread and long‑lasting impacts on agricultural sectors around the ...read more
09/06/2021
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