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 - FAO is providing essential agricultural tools, better quality seeds, livestock feed and veterinary care to the most vulnerable populations in Burkina Faso to help them face the new food and ...READ MORE
 - Sri Lanka’s 26-year conflict – which uprooted hundreds of thousands of people, often more than once – ended in 2009. The hardest hit areas were the northern and eastern provinces, ...READ MORE
 - In order to respond to the most immediate needs of crisis-affected populations, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in the Republic of ...read more
15/02/2014
 - The humanitarian situation in South Sudan has steadily deteriorated since the outbreak of fighting in Juba on 15 December. Displacement continues to rise –  almost 730 ...read more
14/02/2014
 - More than 14 million people were affected by the devastation brought on by super Typhoon Haiyan (known locally as Yolanda) in the Philippines. The typhoon struck ...read more
05/02/2014
 - Before the crisis, South Sudan was already the scene of one of the world’s largest humanitarian operations – responding to structural food insecurity, large refugee populations, ...read more
05/02/2014
 - FAO today warned of a major food security and nutrition crisis in South Sudan, where some 3.7 million people are now facing acute or emergency levels ...read more
05/02/2014
 - HIGHLIGHTS 646 000 people have been internally displaced since 15 December, and 123 400 have fled to neighbouring countries. The Food Security and Livelihoods (FSL) Cluster estimates that ...read more
30/01/2014
 - During a visit to an FAO project near Tacloban, Joe Hayes, the non-resident Irish Ambassador to the Philippines applauded the resilience of the farmers and fishers whose lives ...read more
30/01/2014
 - Coconut farmers in the Philippines are in urgent need of assistance to recover their livelihoods nearly three months after Typhoon Haiyan tore through the country, FAO warned today. The ...read more
27/01/2014
 - The recent violence in South Sudan is threatening to increase hunger and human suffering considerably, unravelling modest gains made in food security in the past two years, FAO warned. Under ...read more
13/01/2014
 - Two months after Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines, Norway's Minister of Foreign Affairs, Børge Brende, lauded FAO for its work in helping rice farmers replace devastated crops with ...read more
08/01/2014