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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
 - A thriving agriculture sector is crucial to long-term peace and development in South Sudan. Up to 95 percent of the country’s population depends on farming, fishing or herding to meet ...READ MORE
 - 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
 - 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
 - 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
 - Immediate support vital - As famine spread to three more areas of southern Somalia and threatened to engulf the whole of the country's south, FAO warned ...read more
05/08/2011
 - On 20 July, the United Nations declared a state of famine in parts of southern Somalia, which has killed tens of thousands of people in recent months ...read more
21/07/2011
 - Joint FAO/WFP/Oxfam statement - From mega-emergencies, such as the earthquake in Haiti or the floods in Pakistan, to headline-grabbing humanitarian crises, such as the conflicts in ...read more
08/07/2011
 - The humanitarian catastrophe in Somalia continues and is as urgent as ever. CAP 2011 – List of Countries Foreword Afghanistan Central African Republic Chad Democratic Republic of the Congo Djibouti Haiti Kenya Niger Somalia Sudan West Africa West Bank and ...read more
30/11/2010
 - West Africa’s humanitarian situation remains of deep concern. The region continues to be marked by complex and severe humanitarian crises, pushing hundreds of thousands of households ...read more
30/11/2010
 - Somalia remains one of the most challenging and worrying humanitarian crises in the world. Human suffering has soared despite the progress of recovery efforts and the ...read more
30/11/2009
 - The security situation continues to normalize across the north of the Republic of Uganda despite the uncertain fate of the peace process. Almost 80 percent of 1.8 ...read more
30/11/2009
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