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 - Between 27 December 2008 and 19 January 2009, the Gaza Strip was the site of intense military operations, including bombardment by land, sea and air. Twenty-three ...read more
02/02/2009
 - As the shaky ceasefires announced in Israel and Gaza on 17 and 18 January continue, FAO staff and partners can survey the full extent of the ...read more
02/02/2009
 - Almost all of Gaza's 13 000 families who depend on farming, herding and fishing have suffered damage to their assets during the recent conflict and many ...read more
30/01/2009
 - The recent conflict in the Gaza Strip has seen extensive damage inflicted on local infrastructure, with preliminary estimates placing the financial extent of the destruction at ...read more
23/01/2009
 - Following a decade of civil conflict (1996-2006), Nepal has undergone extensive political transition. The country was declared a Federal Democratic Republic on 28 May 2008, ending ...read more
16/01/2009
 - Despite the considerable progress made since 2001, Afghanistan remains an extremely poor country, with living standards that are among the lowest in the world. Some 42 ...read more
14/01/2009
 - During 2008, tentative but positive progress was made towards peace in the Central African Republic. Following a national inclusive political dialogue, a global peace accord was ...read more
19/11/2008
 - The resumption of conflict in late-August 2008 in eastern areas of the Democratic Republic of the Congo intensified the humanitarian crisis that has affected the region ...read more
19/11/2008
 - Iraq is in a phase of fragile transition following several years of crisis. The security situation has improved dramatically, with a 75 percent drop in both violent ...read more
19/11/2008
 - Over the past few years, the Sudan has experienced considerable change. In eastern and Southern Sudan, peace accords have led to greater stability and encouraged the ...read more
19/11/2008