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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
 -  Ethiopia is responding to a drought emergency, triggered by one of the strongest El Niño events on record. Humanitarian needs have tripled since the beginning of 2015 as the drought ...READ MORE
 - On 15 May 2014 over 200 goats were vaccinated against PPR (Peste des Petit Ruminants) in Torit town, Eastern Equatoria state. The PPR vaccines are included ...read more
20/05/2014
 - FAO distributions are ongoing in South Sudan in support of food insecure communities who have been severely affected by the conflict that broke out in December ...read more
19/05/2014
 - To increase income and reduce food insecurity through private sector-led growth.
12/05/2014
 - The latest IPC food security analysis carried out in South Sudan indicates that, as a result of conflict, displacement, destroyed markets and disrupted livelihoods, food security has deteriorated at an alarming ...read more
10/05/2014
 - A combination of delayed Gu (April-June) rains, rising food prices and persistent insecurity in Somalia is likely to worsen the country’s food security situation in the coming months, experts ...read more
02/05/2014
 - South Sudan is facing one of the worst food crises in recent history with experts predicting some parts of the country could face famine by next ...read more
30/04/2014
 - FAO says currently there are 3.3-million food insecure people in Sudan. That figure is expected to rise by 700,000 due to a lack of availability and ...read more
11/04/2014
 - Some 3.5 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance in Darfur. Over 2 million people remain displaced, including 380 000 people who were newly displaced ...read more
10/04/2014
 - Farmers and herders in Sudan need urgent support to help prevent the food security situation in the country from deteriorating further, FAO warned today. Some 3.3 million people are currently ...read more
10/04/2014
 - South Sudan faces a major food and nutrition crisis; but we have an opportunity NOW to mitigate some of its impacts. The food security outlook is increasingly ...read more
04/04/2014