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 - FAO Director-General Jacques Diouf today expressed alarm at the lack of support for Haiti's immediate agricultural needs. Speaking at a high-level meeting here to coordinate the ...read more
12/02/2010
 - On 12 January 2010, the Republic of Haiti was rocked by its strongest earthquake in 200 years. The earthquake, measuring 7.0 on the Richter scale, hit ...read more
16/01/2010
 - On 29 September 2009, Typhoon Ketsana struck southern provinces of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR). The resulting floods and landslides affected some 170 000 people ...read more
20/10/2009
 - Tropical Storm Ketsana struck the Philippines on 26 September 2009, causing the worst flooding to sweep the capital and surrounding regions in over 40 years. With ...read more
07/10/2009
 - Living conditions for the majority of the inhabitants of Burkina Faso’s capital, Ouagadougou, have been worsening considerably over the past two years, linked to the increasing ...read more
11/09/2009
 - An estimated 150 000 people in Yemen are displaced as a result of past and renewed conflict between Al Houthi rebels and the Government. Following five ...read more
03/09/2009
 - The Syrian Arab Republic is facing its third consecutive year of severe drought. In the northeast and the Badia region, the failed rains of this year ...read more
11/08/2009
 - In April 2009, an escalation in the fighting between Government forces and armed groups in Pakistan’s North West Frontier Province (NWFP) resulted in the displacement of ...read more
22/05/2009
 - FAO’s main objective in the West Bank and Gaza Strip is to provide a safety net for food insecure farming/herding households whose traditional livelihoods are endangered ...read more
01/05/2009
 - For 25 years, civil conflict in Sri Lanka has led to large-scale population displacement and pushed millions of people into a situation of chronic poverty. In the ...read more
12/02/2009
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