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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
 - Despite considerable improvements in the Ivorian refugee situation in Liberia, thousands of refugees still remain and rely on Liberian host-communities for food security. FAO is providing the right inputs and ...READ MORE
 - The escalation of conflict between Russian and Georgian forces in August 2008 led to the displacement of 127 499 people in Georgia. The majority of families ...read more
07/10/2008
 - The people of Tajikistan are in urgent need of assistance to restore food security following two years of unrelenting economic, environmental and social shocks. Reduced agricultural ...read more
25/09/2008
 - Despite a strategic coastal location that enables the import and export of goods to land-locked countries in the Horn of Africa, the Republic of Djibouti continues ...read more
31/07/2008
 - On 12 May 2008, the Wenchuan Earthquake struck 92 km north of the Sichuan provincial capital of Chengdu, causing massive devastation across eight provinces of the ...read more
16/07/2008
 - The successful presidential and parliamentary elections held in April and June 2007 have enabled Timor-Leste to continue its transition from relief to development. However, the country ...read more
18/04/2008
 - Every year, the United Nations (UN) Secretary-General asks the donor community to help millions of people affected by crises around the world. The focus of this ...read more
28/03/2008
 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is appealing for USD 73 307 596 million under the 2008 Work Plan for the Sudan, ...read more
28/03/2008
 - The severe cold wave and related energy crisis in Tajikistan is compounding acute levels of underlying poverty and human suffering resulting from a combination of natural, ...read more
18/03/2008
 - Human suffering in Sri Lanka is deeply embedded in nearly two decades of conflict (1983-2002) compounded by the devastation caused by severe natural disasters. While the ...read more
27/02/2008
 - Nepal is one of the world’s poorest and least developed countries. Nearly one-quarter of its population lives on less than US$1 per day. Coping with the ...read more
20/02/2008
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