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 - Since March 2011, violence in Syria has claimed hundreds of thousands of lives and injured countless civilians. Well over half of the population has fled their homes, including 6.1 million people ...READ MORE
 -  In the past Locust crisis El Niño 2015-16 Madagascar is an extremely poor country, with more than 90 percent of people living on less than USD 2 a day and half of children ...READ MORE
 -  Access to fuel and energy – vital for food security – is often highly constrained in protracted crises. The risks posed by limited access to fuel and energy ...read more
19/12/2016
 -  Timely, reliable and demand-driven information is essential to dealing with protracted crises. In such contexts, information gaps and information fragmentation are the two major challenges, especially as food ...read more
19/12/2016
 -  Land issues play a key but often overlooked role in protracted crises. Land must be understood not just as an asset but as a socio-ecological system. Natural hazards ...read more
19/12/2016
 -  In protracted crises, the poorest face the greatest risk of being left behind. Social protection is recognized as a strategic approach to reduce poverty and enhance resilience and ...read more
19/12/2016
 -  Livestock contributes 40 percent of the global value of agricultural input and supports the livelihoods and food security of almost 1.3 billion people. Half of the 800 million ...read more
19/12/2016
 - In 2017, FAO seeks USD 1.05 billion to assist over 40 million people in 41 countries. FAO in the 2017 Humanitarian Appeals
19/12/2016
 - Key points The decrease in rainfall marks the end of the main agricultural campaign across West Africa and the Sahel. Floods affect 123 000 people in Niger. In Niger, the ...read more
15/12/2016
 - Key points According to results of the latest IPC analysis and its projection until the end of 2016, there’s an alarming deterioration of the food security situation ...read more
14/12/2016
 - Ghanam Ibrahim’s shovel scrapes the concrete as he scoops up debris and tosses it onto a growing pile at the bottom of the canal, ready for ...read more
08/12/2016
 - A Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) project is restoring the water supply to the once fertile Ninewa Plains for the first time ...read more
08/12/2016