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 - Thanks to a decent harvest and a strong response from the international humanitarian community, the United Nations declared an end to famine in southern Somalia in early 2012. More than ...READ MORE
 - An estimated 3.3 million people are food insecure in Sudan today. With 80 percent of Sudan’s rural population relying on agriculture for their food and income, the sector plays a ...READ MORE
 - FAO’s new Director-General prioritizes Horn of Africa - The United Nations declared an end to famine conditions in Somalia today, but warned that with recurrent droughts in the ...read more
03/02/2012
 - While the number of severely food insecure and famine-affected people has fallen since the height of the drought crisis, high food prices and the large displaced ...read more
02/02/2012
 - The Horn of Africa is the most serious hotspot of undernourishment and malnutrition in the world. Luca Alinovi, FAO Representative in Somalia, describes FAO's work and ...read more
26/01/2012
 - The crisis is not over – although the number of people facing famine has fallen to 250 000 in Somalia, the impact of the drought and ...read more
15/12/2011
 - Kenya is severely affected by the crisis in the Horn of Africa – 3.75 million people are food insecure and in need of assistance. CAP 2012 – ...read more
13/12/2011
 - An unprecedented food emergency has left 4 million Somalis – about half of the country’s population – in crisis. CAP 2012 – List of Countries Foreword Afghanistan Central African Republic Chad Cote ...read more
13/12/2011
 - Famine conditions persist in southern Somalia where 3 million people face food insecurity and require emergency life saving and livelihood support at scale. Some 750 000 ...read more
09/11/2011
 - To-date, FAO has received just USD 65 million towards its emergency interventions in response to the drought in the Horn of Africa. A further USD 95 ...read more
14/10/2011
 - FAO continues to emphasize the need to work with governments and regional authorities to ensure a comprehensive response to the crisis that encompasses: (i) saving lives ...read more
30/09/2011
 - Diouf urges adequate and predictable funding for HoA region - FAO Director-General Jacques Diouf today called for “adequate and predictable” financial resources to resolve the crisis ...read more
24/09/2011
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