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14 Jun 2017 description

Focus is on saving lives and livelihoods to sustain peace and tackle hunger

14 June 2017, Rome - The African Union (AU) and FAO will seek to step up joint efforts to end hunger and sustain peace in the continent say FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva and AU Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture, Josefa Leonel Correia Sacko .

09 Jun 2017 description

FAO-WFP report is an invaluable tool for the UN Security Council, says its President

FAO Director-General introduces report on food insecurity in conflict-affected countries

9 June 2017, New York - In a meeting with the United Nations Security Council President, Ambassador Sacha Sergio Llorentty Solíz of Bolivia, FAO Director-General Graziano da Silva has introduced an updated version of a joint FAO and World Food Programme (WFP) report on the monitoring of food insecurity in conflict-affected crisis.

09 Jun 2017 description

Le rapport de la FAO souligne des pertes importantes dues à la perturbation des activités agricoles, à la hausse des prix et au déplacement des moyens d’existence

09 Jun 2017 description

Food insecurity strains deepen amid civil conflict and drought

FAO report notes heavy toll of disrupted farming, higher prices and displaced livelihoods

8 June 2017, Rome-- Large agricultural harvests in some regions of the world are buoying global food supply conditions, but protracted fighting and unrest are increasing the ranks of the displaced and hungry elsewhere, according to the new edition of FAO's Crop Prospects and Food Situation report.

06 Jun 2017 description

20 million
people at risk of famine, an additional 10 million threatened by famine in the coming months

80%
rely on agriculture for their livelihoods

The world is facing one of the largest food crises in 70 years, with 20 million people in four countries — northeastern Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen — at risk of famine. If no action is taken, an additional 10 million will be threatened by famine.

06 Jun 2017 description

Situation Generale en mai 2017

Prevision jusqu'a'mi-juillet 2017

02 Jun 2017 description
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General Situation during May 2017

Forecast until mid-July 2017

29 May 2017 description

Major Challenges Faced by FSAC Partners in March 2017

  • FSAC activities were only 13.6 % funded by 31st March 2017. There is a potential pipeline break from June onwards if no additional funding will have been secured. It is also noteworthy that the lead time for importing humanitarian food commodities into Yemen takes an average of 3 months necessitating urgent action to save lives especially in districts facing the potential risk of sliding into famine

17 May 2017 description

Chair of Committee on World Food Security urges all stakeholders to support immediate and longer-term relief

Rome, 17 May 2017--Governments, civic groups and businesses need to rally support for both immediate relief to people in countries at risk of famine and longer-term initiatives that will allow them to recover and restore their livelihoods, Ambassador Amira Gornass, Chair of the Committee on World Food Security, said today.

08 May 2017 description

20 million people at risk of famine, an additional 10 million threatened by famine in the coming months

80% rely on agriculture for their livelihood

USD 218 million funding gap

The world faces one of the largest food crises in 70 years, with 20 million people in four countries — northeastern Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen — at risk of famine. If no action is taken, an additional 10 million will be threatened by famine.

03 May 2017 description
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General Situation during April 2017

Forecast until mid-June 2017

02 May 2017 description
  • The conflict in Yemen has led to an alarming deterioration in the food security and nutrition situation, leaving sixty percent of the population in food crisis or emergency.

  • One in three Yemeni households have poor food consumption reflecting a diet of extremely poor quality and quantity – mainly consisting of bread, sugar and oil.

  • The ongoing widespread conflict has had devastating impacts on people’s lives and overall well-being. In response, 62 percent of households are forced to adapt coping strategies, a 30 percent increase compared to 2014.

02 May 2017 description

A combination of food assistance and food production assistance is the only way to avoid famine in conflict-ridden Yemen where two-thirds of the population - 17 million people - are suffering from severe food insecurity, FAO Director-General José Graziano said today.

28 Apr 2017 description

Background

The Global Early Warning – Early Action (EWEA) report on food security and agriculture is developed by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).

The report is part of FAO’s EWEA system, which aims to translate forecasts and early warnings into anticipatory action.

28 Apr 2017 description

FAO and WFP urge swift action to prevent hunger deaths in four countries hit by conflict

28 April 2017, Rome - The leaders of the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) have called on the international community to urgently step up action to prevent further hunger deaths in four countries stalked by famine: north-eastern Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen.

28 Apr 2017 description

based on the Emergency Food Security and Nutrition Assessment (EFSNA)

28 Apr 2017 description

The world faces one of the largest food crises in 70 years, with 30 million people in four countries — northeastern Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen — suffering severe acute food insecurity. If no action is taken, millions may die of hunger.