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 - Food insecurity affects nearly one in ten people in Djibouti. Of the food insecure, nearly 60 percent live in rural areas and are dependent on agriculture-based livelihoods. Yet consecutive years ...READ MORE
 -  Ethiopia is responding to a drought emergency, triggered by one of the strongest El Niño events on record. Humanitarian needs have tripled since the beginning of 2015 as the drought ...READ MORE
 - FAO has distributed 70.000 livelihood kits to families in hard-to-reach areas of South Sudan through Operation Harold, a four-week helicopter airlift. Each kit weighs no more ...read more
06/10/2015
 - FAO’s rapid response operation in conflict-torn South Sudan has delivered livelihood assistance to 60,000 food-insecure households in hard-to-reach areas of northern Jonglei, Unity and Upper Nile ...read more
05/10/2015
 - Together with the Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries Industry (MLFI), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) officially opened the newly restored central ...read more
25/09/2015
 - The Peace Agreement has been signed, but its impact on the conflict and economic situation is difficult to foresee. Displaced populations in southern Unity State remain ...read more
14/09/2015
 - An El Niño state occurs when the central and eastern equatorial Pacific sea-surface temperatures (SSTs) are substantially higher than usual. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration ...read more
11/09/2015
 - Widespread acute malnutrition persists across Somalia and large numbers of people will be acutely food insecure through December 2015, following below average cereal harvests in crop ...read more
01/09/2015
 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has a longstanding history in South Sudan, with both humanitarian and development programmes dating back to ...read more
24/08/2015
 - Much higher than normal rains in the last third of 2015, resulting from the El Niño climate phenomenon, could reverse many of the humanitarian and development ...read more
21/08/2015
 - FAO South Sudan team Nyabenyi Tipo, Deputy FAOR for Programmes and Mario Zappacosta, Economist spoke to Radio Miraya with South Sudan's Food Security Council Secretary-General John ...read more
17/08/2015
 - The livestock crisis continues to deepen and spread in South Sudan. Last December, FAO warned of a “silent emergency” as the ongoing conflict and instability undermined ...read more
17/08/2015