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 - Since March 2011, violence in Syria has claimed hundreds of thousands of lives and injured countless civilians.As of December 2014, over 50 percent of the population has fled their homes, ...READ MORE
 - More than three-quarters of Malagasy families earn a living from agriculture, but frequent natural disasters – drought in the South, cyclones in the East, locust threats – cut into production ...READ MORE
 - Less than three years since its Independence, violence erupted in South Sudan in December 2013. Since then, 1.5 million South Sudanese fled their homes, some managing ...read more
23/01/2015
 - In Madagascar, the battle against an ongoing plague of locusts risks being lost as funds to continue operations to subdue widespread infestations of the crop-hungry insects ...read more
21/01/2015
 - The livelihoods of up to 13 million people in Madagascar continue to be threatened by plagues of migratory locusts. As FAO renews calls for further funding ...read more
21/01/2015
 - In Madagascar, the battle against an ongoing plague of locusts risks being lost as funds for continuing operations run out. Failure to carry through the joint ...read more
21/01/2015
 - The plague of the Malagasy Migratory Locust began in April 2012 in Madagascar, in a context where food insecurity and malnutrition rates were already high. Given ...read more
20/01/2015
 - FAO’S Response A major food crisis has been contained thanks to timely donor support that has allowed emergency crop production support, saving families from a domino effect ...read more
16/01/2015
 - These two maps illustrate how the locust situation in Madagascar improved after one year of large-scale aerial control operations.   Legend     Outside of the Malagasy Migratory Locust distribution ...read more
15/01/2015
 - Durant la 1ère décade de novembre, les informations pluviométriques restaient hétérogènes : les estimations de FEWS-NET indiquaient qu'au nord d'une ligne reliant Mandritsara (AINS-HT) à Vangaindrano (AIE-C), ...read more
14/01/2015
 - For FAO, preparedness consists of setting up effective measures to anticipate, respond to and recover from the impact of disasters for the different analysis units such ...read more
12/01/2015
 - HIGHLIGHTS Rice production is estimated to decline by 12 percent, 8 percent and 3.7 percent in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea, respectively. The sub - national level impact ...read more
05/01/2015