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 - To support early warning mechanisms in the Central African Republic and assist vulnerable households in resuming their income-generating activities to increase their resilience.
01/09/2017
 - To protect the livelihoods of pastoralists, agropastoralists and smallholder farmers affected by the El Niño-induced drought in Afar and Somali Regions of Ethiopia.
30/08/2017
 - Highlights Consecutive seasons of poor rainfall in southern and southeastern pastoral areas have driven increasing humanitarian needs. At USD 1.25 billion, Ethiopia’s Midyear Review of the 2017 HRD ...read more
30/08/2017
 - In the north of the region of Segou in Mali, Sanihan lives in the village of Baramadougou, with thirteen other members of her family. A few weeks ...read more
30/08/2017
 - The FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva called for greater funding for a sustainable response to the refugee crisis in Uganda, after concluding a visit today ...read more
30/08/2017
 - Highlights Food Security and Nutrition Monitoring System (FSNMS) Round 20 has been finalized in most areas; however, access challenges were noted in Ayod, Leer, Mayendit, Morobo, RagaandYei. Training ...read more
28/08/2017
 - FAO’s Famine Prevention and Drought Response Plan is part of a wider humanitarian response involving UN, and international and local NGO partners to prevent a famine ...read more
21/08/2017
 - The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) welcomes the UN Security Council's recognition of conflict as a major cause of famine, and the call to enhance longer-term recovery ...read more
17/08/2017
 - The occurrence of transboundary animal diseases - especially those that can be transmitted to human beings from animals - poses grave socio-economic consequences for Southern Africa. They affect ...read more
16/08/2017
 - Amid rising violence and displacement in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), 7.7 million people face acute hunger - a 30 percent increase over the last year, ...read more
14/08/2017