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 - Consecutive years of drought have depleted food and water resources in Djibouti, stretching the ability of rural families – most of whom keep livestock – to cope. People have enough ...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
 - An estimated 12.3 million people are currently in need of assistance in the Horn of Africa, including 146 000 people in Djibouti, 4.5 million in Ethiopia, ...read more
22/09/2011
 - Somalia remains in crisis. Areas of southern Somalia affected by famine now include the Bay region, Bakool agropastoral livelihood zone, Lower Shabelle region, agropastoral areas of ...read more
14/09/2011
 - A total of 4 million people are now in crisis in Somalia and 750 000 are at risk of death in the coming four months. Funding ...read more
07/09/2011
 - FAO calls for stepped up response - FAO today called for increased efforts to stem the food crisis in the Horn of Africa as famine spread to a ...read more
05/09/2011
 - The food security situation continues to deteriorate in the Horn of Africa. Funding is urgently needed to both save lives and livelihoods, and build longer-term resilience ...read more
29/08/2011
 - Predictable, sustained support for rural economies and livelihoods needed to avoid future crises - As world governments met today in Ethiopia for an international pledging conference aimed ...read more
25/08/2011
 - The Horn of Africa is experiencing the worst food security crisis in the world today. Over 12 million people are in urgent need of life- and ...read more
18/08/2011
 - Food assistance to save lives today, support for agriculture and pastoralism to prevent repeat crises tomorrow - Governments, UN agencies and international organizations meeting in Rome ...read more
18/08/2011
 - To reduce the vulnerability of Afar pastoral and agropastoral communities to drought and climate change through capacity building, the promotion of appropriate technologies and the rehabilitation ...read more
16/08/2011
 - High-level operational meeting called in Rome - Urgent and concrete measures intended to heighten the international response to the worsening crisis in the Horn of Africa ...read more
11/08/2011