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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
 - Like other countries in the Horn of Africa, Ethiopia is prone to droughts and floods, which often hit poor farmers and herders hard, eroding their assets further and leaving them ...READ MORE
 - The crisis in South Sudan and high levels of food insecurity require a humanitarian response that is fast, flexible and opportunistic. FAO is helping to restore ...read more
12/02/2014
 - Even under the best of circumstances major logistical obstacles make it difficult for FAO to support humanitarian and development initiatives in South Sudan. Before the start ...read more
12/02/2014
 - Before the crisis, South Sudan was already the scene of one of the world’s largest humanitarian operations – responding to structural food insecurity, large refugee populations, ...read more
05/02/2014
 - FAO today warned of a major food security and nutrition crisis in South Sudan, where some 3.7 million people are now facing acute or emergency levels ...read more
05/02/2014
 - This week, FAO has warned of a major food security and nutrition crisis in South Sudan, where 3.7 million people are now facing acute or emergency ...read more
05/02/2014
 - To recover and strengthen the fishing-based livelihoods of families affected by the 2004 tsunami in three communities of the Puntland region: Tohin, Hurdiya and Eyl.
03/02/2014
 - HIGHLIGHTS 646 000 people have been internally displaced since 15 December, and 123 400 have fled to neighbouring countries. The Food Security and Livelihoods (FSL) Cluster estimates that ...read more
30/01/2014
 - The recent violence in South Sudan is threatening to increase hunger and human suffering considerably, unravelling modest gains made in food security in the past two years, FAO warned. Under ...read more
13/01/2014
 - The humanitarian situation in South Sudan has deteriorated rapidly since fighting broke out in Juba on 15 December. The violence has spread across five states, causing ...read more
10/01/2014
 - On 10 November 2013, the coast of the Puntland region of Somalia was hit by a tropical cyclone causing heavy rainfall and flash floods. FAO Somalia’s ...read more
18/12/2013