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 -  Fisheries are the worst affected sector after the tsunami. There is an urgent need to rehabilitate it in a coordinated, appropriate and sustainable manner. Priorities are, ...read more
17/02/2005
 - Updated damage assessments are shedding new light on the scope of material losses suffered by fisherfolk in southern Asia as a result of the December 2004 ...read more
17/02/2005
 - With the tsunami relief effort now in its second month, FAO announced today that it has received firm donor commitments of around US$20.5 million to finance ...read more
16/02/2005
 - The first of a US$380 000 consignment of boat repair kits to help restore the livelihoods of thousands of Sri Lankan fishermen was handed over to the ...read more
03/02/2005
 - Richard China is the Rome-based Co-ordinator for FAO's response to the tsunami; he recently visited Sri Lanka, the Maldives, Indonesia and Thailand. Commenting on the ...read more
27/01/2005
 - An FAO-produced Atlas on areas affected by the 26 December 2004 tsunami in Southeast Asia has proven to be very useful to FAO teams and to ...read more
24/01/2005
 - Rehabilitation of severely affected mangroves would help speed up the recovery process from the tsunami, but large-scale planting should be undertaken with caution, the UN Food ...read more
19/01/2005
 - There is no evidence that fish- and seafood-borne illnesses have increased in Asian countries hit by the tsunami, according to a new FAO assessment. Rumours that it ...read more
14/01/2005
 -  FAO will have to help tsunami hit-fishermen rebuild their boats and revive the fishing business in the affected districts, according to Jeremy Turner.
13/01/2005
 - The tsunami waves have had a devastating impact on the fisheries sector in many countries of the Indian Ocean, FAO said today. In Sri Lanka, more than 7 ...read more
13/01/2005
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