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 - General situation during January 2020 and forecast until mid-March 2020.
03/02/2020
 - An estimated 4.1 million people are acutely food insecure in Somalia, according to the latest post-Deyr assessment released by the Food Security and Nutrition Analysis Unit ...read more
03/02/2020
 - The Desert Locust outbreak in the Horn of Africa could provoke a humanitarian crisis, warns the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). The ...read more
02/02/2020
 - 1. Locusts are the oldest migratory pest in the world. 2. Desert Locust is the most devastating of all locust species. 3. They form swarms that ...read more
01/02/2020
 - The current Desert Locust situation continues to deteriorate and represents a grave threat to food security and livelihoods in the Horn of Africa. Ethiopia, Kenya, and ...read more
30/01/2020
 - FAO Director-General QU Dongyu said today the Desert Locust upsurge in the Horn of Africa threatened to provoke a humanitarian crisis and appealed for urgent funding ...read more
30/01/2020
 - FAO has issued an initial conservative appeal for Desert Locust rapid response and anticipatory action, which urgently calls for USD 70 million to support three affected ...read more
29/01/2020
 - The worst Desert Locust outbreak in decades is underway in the Greater Horn of Africa, where tens of thousands of hectares of cropland and pasture have ...read more
29/01/2020
 - The United Nations’ (UN) Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) has released USD 10 million to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) to ...read more
24/01/2020
 - Desert Locust swarms in Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia - already unprecedented in their size and destructive potential - could swell exponentially and spill over into more ...read more
22/01/2020