Drought in the Horn of Africa: FAO appeals for $172 million to help avert famine and humanitarian catastrophe
Rapid Response and Mitigation Plan focuses on four epicentres: Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia
Rural communities in Somalia are hit hard by the severe drought the country is facing. This is causing them irreversible losses and threatening both their lives and livelihood播放视频
Drought in the Horn of Africa: Revised rapid response and mitigation plan to avert a humanitarian catastrophe (January–December 2022)
The Horn of Africa is facing the third severe La Niña‑induced drought episode in a decade, and the region is on the verge of a catastrophe if humanitarian assistance is not urgently scaled up and sustained.
FAO's revised Rapid Response Plan was issued on 19 April, seeking USD 115.4 million to assist 979 320 people in rural areas through December.
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 desert locust upsurge – an unprecedented threat to food security and livelihoods – across the Greater Horn of Africa and Yemen between September and December 2021, while outlining the outcomes of the response in all of 2021.