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 - Since March 2011, violence in Syria has claimed hundreds of thousands of lives and injured countless civilians. Well over half of the population has fled their homes, including 6.1 million people ...READ MORE
 -  In the past Locust crisis El Niño 2015-16 Madagascar is an extremely poor country, with more than 90 percent of people living on less than USD 2 a day and half of children ...READ MORE
 - The leaders of the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) have called on the international community to urgently step ...read more
02/05/2017
 - IPC acute food insecurity situation overview in South Sudan from 01/05 to 31/07/2017. Click on the Counties for more details.
28/04/2017
 - A combination of food assistance and food production support is the only way to make any dent in the scale of hunger we are witnessing in ...read more
28/04/2017
 - A combination of food assistance and food production assistance is the only way to avoid famine in conflict-ridden Yemen where two-thirds of the population - 17 ...read more
25/04/2017
 - Urgent action is needed to save the lives of people facing famine in northeastern Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen, FAO Directory-General José Graziano da Silva ...read more
24/04/2017
 - Highlights Severe food insecurity continues to threaten 17 million people, according to the latest Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) analysis. A total of 6.8 million people, about ...read more
20/04/2017
 - FAO and UNHCR visited the Muna Garage camp in Nigeria in order to monitor a joint assessment of the risks and challenges faced by women who ...read more
20/04/2017
 - The Mayendit market is broken due to the conflict and hasn’t been functional for some time. All that was available at the market was dry fish. ...read more
19/04/2017
 - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva calls on the international community for urgent support - a combination of immediate food assistance and food production support in ...read more
11/04/2017
 - The crisis afflicting the strife-torn Lake Chad Basin is rooted in decades of neglect, lack of rural development and the impact of climate change, and the ...read more
11/04/2017