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 - One of the areas most affected by extreme hazards, in particular natural hazards, is the Dry Corridor. Climate risks in the Dry Corridor are mainly represented ...read more
07/04/2016
 - The flooding and devastation caused in Myanmar by Cyclone Komen in July-August last year has exacerbated food insecurity for poor rural communities living in Myanmar’s hardest-hit ...read more
07/04/2016
 - FAO’s Rapid Results Drought Response Plan is a time-sensitive call for funds. It responds to the most pressing food security and livelihood needs of people severely ...read more
31/03/2016
 - Improving food security can help build sustainable peace and even ward off looming conflict, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva told members of the United Nations ...read more
29/03/2016
 - FAO’s role and presence in Syria FAO is working with partners to strengthen food security and build the resilience of households, communities and institutions in Syria and ...read more
24/03/2016
 - FAO’s role and presence in Syria FAO is working with partners to strengthen food security and build the resilience of households, communities and institutions in Syria and ...read more
24/03/2016
 - El Niño is a naturally occurring phenomenon characterized by the abnormal warming of sea surface temperature in the central and eastern equatorial Pacific Ocean. On average, ...read more
18/03/2016
 - After the earthquakes in April and May 2015, in a close collaboration with the Government of Nepal and local Non-governmental Organization partners, FAO started an immediate ...read more
18/03/2016
 - Highlights Cyclone Komen made landfall in Myanmar at the end of July 2015 causing extensive flooding to agricultural land, which remained submerged in some areas until September. ...read more
17/03/2016
 - More than seven months after Cyclone Komen caused widespread flooding in Myanmar, poor rural communities are still enduring increased levels of food insecurity, according to a ...read more
17/03/2016