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 - To protect the livelihoods of pastoralists, agropastoralists and smallholder farmers affected by the El Niño-induced drought in Afar and Somali Regions of Ethiopia.
30/08/2017
 - Highlights Consecutive seasons of poor rainfall in southern and southeastern pastoral areas have driven increasing humanitarian needs. At USD 1.25 billion, Ethiopia’s Midyear Review of the 2017 HRD ...read more
30/08/2017
 - The FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva called for greater funding for a sustainable response to the refugee crisis in Uganda, after concluding a visit today ...read more
30/08/2017
 - Highlights Food Security and Nutrition Monitoring System (FSNMS) Round 20 has been finalized in most areas; however, access challenges were noted in Ayod, Leer, Mayendit, Morobo, RagaandYei. Training ...read more
28/08/2017
 - FAO’s Famine Prevention and Drought Response Plan is part of a wider humanitarian response involving UN, and international and local NGO partners to prevent a famine ...read more
21/08/2017
 - Supporting herders to get back on their feet and preventing further livestock losses and suffering are crucial in drought-hit Ethiopia where hunger has been on the rise ...read more
11/08/2017
 - Despite widespread emergency response in Ethiopia’s agriculture sector last year to the El Niño-induced drought, humanitarian needs remain high in 2017. New threats to food security ...read more
10/08/2017
 - Highlights Data is coming in from the 20th round of the countrywide Food Security and Nutrition Monitoring System (FSNMS) assessments being conducted in preparation for next IPC ...read more
07/08/2017
 - FAO has mobilized US$500,000 from its Special Fund for Emergency and Rehabilitation Activities (SFERA)  response capacity – mainly supported by Belgium and Sweden – to tackle rising hunger ...read more
02/08/2017
 - The Abyei Administrative Area (AAA) is a contested zone located on the central border between South Sudan and Sudan. Its status has remained unresolved since South Sudan seceded from ...read more
01/08/2017