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THE CRISIS IN NUMBERS

2+ million hectares treated against desert locust
40million people have had livelihoods saved and food security protected
1.7billion USD in crop and milk production saved through control operations
4million people reached through livelihood support activities

DOCUMENTS

Desert locust upsurge: Progress report on the response in the Greater Horn of Africa and Yemen, September–December 2021
This sixth and final progress report details FAO’s work to mitigate the effects of the ...
25 May2022
Ethiopia Screenshot 2022-04-25 at 13.06.37.png Desert locust situation report (November 2021)
Key messages: The desert locust (DL) upsurge continues in the Horn of Africa but at a ...
01 November2021
Desert locust: Progress report on the response in the Greater Horn of Africa and Yemen (May–August 2021)
The fight against desert locust continues in the Greater Horn of Africa and Yemen, now ...
18 October2021
Ethiopia Screenshot 2022-04-25 at 12.59.18.png Desert locust situation report (October 2021)
Key messages: Following the improvement of the security situation in the Afar region, ground survey was ...
01 October2021

Rapid response and anticipatory action

1. Curb the spread of desert locust

    Continuous surveillance
    Ground and aerial control
    Impact assessments and environment, health and safety

    Farming re-engagement packages
    Livestock-based livelihoods packages

2. Safeguard livelihoods and promote early recovery
3. Coordination

    Deploy rapid surge support
    Facilitate regional partnerships and collaboration
    Regional advocacy and national-level coordination
    Strengthen regional and national capacity and enhance preparedness


Download the Greater Horn of Africa and Yemen | Desert locust crisis appeal, January 2020 – December 2021

FUNDING REQUIREMENTS

USD 230.45 million covering the greater Horn of Africa and Yemen

in million USD (since January 2020)

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