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 - Since March 2011, violence in Syria has claimed hundreds of thousands of lives and injured countless civilians.As of December 2014, over 50 percent of the population has fled their homes, ...READ MORE
 - More than three-quarters of Malagasy families earn a living from agriculture, but frequent natural disasters – drought in the South, cyclones in the East, locust threats – cut into production ...READ MORE
 - Madagascar is prone to natural disasters, including drought, floods, cyclones and locust crises. The current locust plague began in April 2012, following a two-year upsurge that ...read more
30/01/2015
 - Mr Dominique Burgeon, Director of FAO's Emergency and Rehabilitation Division and Coordinator of the Organizations's resilience work, visited South Sudan from 15-20 January 2015. [View the story ...read more
28/01/2015
 - In many areas of South Sudan, insecure or inadequate land tenure rights increase vulnerability, hunger, poverty and lead to conflict and environmental degradation. The development of ...read more
27/01/2015
 - Durant la 2ème décade de novembre, les informations pluviométriques restaient hétérogènes : les estimations de FEWS-NET (figure 1) indiquaient que la pluviosité était au moins supérieure à ...read more
26/01/2015
 - Less than three years since its Independence, violence erupted in South Sudan in December 2013. Since then, 1.5 million South Sudanese fled their homes, some managing ...read more
23/01/2015
 - Less than three years since its Independence, violence erupted in South Sudan in December 2013. Since then, 1.5 million South Sudanese fled their homes, some managing ...read more
23/01/2015
 - In Madagascar, the battle against an ongoing plague of locusts risks being lost as funds to continue operations to subdue widespread infestations of the crop-hungry insects ...read more
21/01/2015
 - The livelihoods of up to 13 million people in Madagascar continue to be threatened by plagues of migratory locusts. As FAO renews calls for further funding ...read more
21/01/2015
 - In Madagascar, the battle against an ongoing plague of locusts risks being lost as funds for continuing operations run out. Failure to carry through the joint ...read more
21/01/2015
 - The plague of the Malagasy Migratory Locust began in April 2012 in Madagascar, in a context where food insecurity and malnutrition rates were already high. Given ...read more
20/01/2015