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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
 - Farmers across Sudan are having to cope with the results an erratic 2011 rainy season, including the poor 2011/2012 crop harvest. The harvest is about half ...read more
13/03/2012
 - Fighting between the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) and the Sudanese People's Liberation Army-North (SPLA-N) is ongoing in Sudan's Blue Nile state, which borders South Sudan. Insecurity ...read more
07/03/2012
 - To support livelihoods of food insecure vulnerable household in the Rift Valley and northern regions through an integrated response.
05/03/2012
 - FAO recognizes that animals such as camels, cattle, goats and sheep are vital livelihood assets for many people in Darfur. To protect these assets, FAO conducts ...read more
05/03/2012
 - Somalia is no longer in a state of famine, but the situation is still dire across the whole region with millions of lives at risk. This video ...read more
02/03/2012
 - The situation in the drought‐affected areas of the Horn of Africa has improved significantly. However, an estimated 9 million people are still in need of assistance. ...read more
01/03/2012
 - Each year, countries in the Eastern and Central region of Africa experience the highest number of natural hazards and people-induced disasters in all of Africa. More ...read more
22/02/2012
 - Vaccines, fishing, planting supplies needed before rains - The UN Food and Agriculture Organization is helping the people of the conflict-affected, South Sudanese state of Jonglei feed themselves ...read more
17/02/2012
 - To improve the food security and nutrition of 5 000 households in the rainfed and irrigated areas in Hiraan by increasing access to the minimum food ...read more
14/02/2012
 - FAO-WFP report says poor harvests, price hikes, conflict, displacement worsen hunger - Millions of people in South Sudan will face hunger this year if urgent action ...read more
08/02/2012