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 - Farmers in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) face numerous challenges, not least of which are soil erosion, scarce inputs and extreme weather like drought, flooding and cold spells. ...READ MORE
 -  In the past El Niño 2015-16 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 ...READ MORE
 - The UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization warned that the maize harvest in Southern Africa is expected to shrink this year by approximately 26 per cent compared ...read more
28/04/2015
 - 2014 floods threaten 2015 harvest After last spring’s record rainfall in Southeast Europe, Serbia watched historic floods submerge towns and overrun the countryside. Rural villages and farms ...read more
05/03/2015
 - “My house has been flooded. I couldn’t take anything out of the house. My pots, my clothes and blankets, everything disappeared with the water” says Admira ...read more
26/02/2015
 - Some 150 small farming households affected by last year’s devastating floods received practical help today from the European Union and the UN Food and Agriculture Organization ...read more
24/02/2015
 - The humanitarian community in Mozambique, launched a $30.1 million response and recovery proposal, to address the needs of over 160,000 flood-affected people in hard-hit Zambézia Province ...read more
19/02/2015
 - FAO is urgently seeking USD 7 million to help flood-affected families in Mozambique who have lost all or part of their crops and livestock to quickly ...read more
19/02/2015
 - Malawi is regularly hit by natural disasters such as floods and drought – approximately 26 000 people are affected by floods each year. Some 86 percent ...read more
03/02/2015
 - More than 170,000 people have had to leave their homes in Malawi after heavy flooding. Some 79 deaths have been confirmed so far, while 153 people ...read more
29/01/2015
 - In Malawi many have fled their homes and farmlands in the southern districts of the country after usually heavy rains hit last week, sparking devastating floods. ...read more
28/01/2015
 - Farmers in southern Malawi urgently need seeds and livestock after intense flooding destroyed their fields and homes, washing away animals and crops and threatening local food ...read more
28/01/2015