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 - Food insecurity affects nearly one in ten people in Djibouti. Of the food insecure, nearly 60 percent live in rural areas and are dependent on agriculture-based livelihoods. Yet consecutive years ...READ MORE
 -  Ethiopia is responding to a drought emergency, triggered by one of the strongest El Niño events on record. Humanitarian needs have tripled since the beginning of 2015 as the drought ...READ MORE
 - Key messages Without urgent support to increase access to necessary inputs, farmers and herders will remain extremely vulnerable to the devastating and compounding effects of conflict, climatic ...read more
18/03/2016
 - In Somali Region of southeastern Ethiopia, the ongoing drought – the most severe in half a century due to the effects of El Niño – has ...read more
15/03/2016
 - In Somali Region of southeastern Ethiopia, the ongoing drought – the most severe in half a century due to the effects of El Niño – has ...read more
14/03/2016
 - To provide time-critical livelihood support to conflict-affected, displaced and food-insecure populations.
09/03/2016
 - Timely agricultural assistance for the upcoming rainy season is essential to help the drought-affected people of Ethiopia, as one of the strongest El Niño events on ...read more
07/03/2016
 - The devastating drought sparked by the worst El Niño in records has driven Ethiopia to an alarming state of food insecurity and malnutrition. The El Niño-induced ...read more
07/03/2016
 - The Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) is a set of standardized tools that aims at providing a "common currency" for classifying the severity and magnitude ...read more
07/03/2016
 - Fuelwood is the main source of energy for the vast majority of people in developing countries and in particular in the Darfur region of Sudan. Access ...read more
03/03/2016
 - In July 2015, FAO carried out a mission to assess the fuel needs and associated risks and challenges faced by women in the Arid and Semi-Arid ...read more
19/02/2016
 - Humanitarian needs in Ethiopia have tripled since the beginning of 2015 as one of the strongest El Niño events on record has caused severe drought, leading ...read more
16/02/2016