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 - Consecutive years of drought have depleted food and water resources in Djibouti, stretching the ability of rural families – most of whom keep livestock – to cope. People have enough ...READ MORE
 - Like other countries in the Horn of Africa, Ethiopia is prone to droughts and floods, which often hit poor farmers and herders hard, eroding their assets further and leaving them ...READ MORE
 - Dominique Burgeon, Director of FAO's Emergency and Rehabilitation Division, describes his recent visit to South Sudan: "On 20 March, as part of the Emergency Directors’ Group, ...read more
24/03/2014
 -  At the end of February, new fighting was reported in Malakal town, Upper Nile State, raising concern about further displacement and the conditions of populations in ...read more
10/03/2014
 - For the first time, Somali farmers are turning themselves into suppliers of high-quality food assistance for their fellow Somali people. A new initiative backed by the ...read more
06/03/2014
 - Following the outbreak of the conflict, the Integrated Phase Classification undertaken by the Food Security and Livelihood Cluster indicated up to 7 million people in South ...read more
06/03/2014
 - This map of South Sudan shows the average dates of onset of suitable conditions for land preparation and planting which may be interpreted as the dates ...read more
17/02/2014
 - In order to respond to the most immediate needs of crisis-affected populations, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in the Republic of ...read more
15/02/2014
 - The humanitarian situation in South Sudan has steadily deteriorated since the outbreak of fighting in Juba on 15 December. Displacement continues to rise –  almost 730 ...read more
14/02/2014
 - The crisis in South Sudan and high levels of food insecurity require a humanitarian response that is fast, flexible and opportunistic. FAO is helping to restore ...read more
12/02/2014
 - Even under the best of circumstances major logistical obstacles make it difficult for FAO to support humanitarian and development initiatives in South Sudan. Before the start ...read more
12/02/2014
 - Before the crisis, South Sudan was already the scene of one of the world’s largest humanitarian operations – responding to structural food insecurity, large refugee populations, ...read more
05/02/2014