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15 Sep 2016 description

This booklet is directed towards the Food and Agricultural Organization Member States, UN system and all other potential partners, and sheds light on the role that resilient agriculture livelihoods can play in addressing some of the root causes of migration in protracted crises and assisting displaced populations and host communities to cope with protracted displacement. People with resilient livelihoods are better able to prevent, mitigate and adapt to the impacts of natural disasters on their lives.

09 Sep 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

Prospects for global cereal production in 2016 continued to improve in recent months with significant upward revisions for maize and wheat, reflecting particularly favourable weather conditions in some of the large producing countries.

COUNTRIES IN NEED OF EXTERNAL ASSISTANCE: FAO estimates that 36 countries, including 28 in Africa, are in need of external assistance for food. Persisting conflicts and drought induced production declines are the main causes that have stressed food security in 2016.

05 Sep 2016 description

Situation Générale en août 2016 Prévision jusqu'à’mi-octobre 2016

05 Sep 2016 description

IN NUMBERS

14.1 million people food insecure (more than 50% of the population)

2.75 million people displaced since the escalation of conflict in March 2015

1 million reached by FAO since March 2015

USD 17.85 million FAO funding gap against the Yemen Humanitarian Response Plan 2016

KEY MESSAGES

02 Sep 2016 description

General Situation during August 2016 Forecast until mid-October 2016

09 Aug 2016 description

Mature swarm arrives on Pakistan coast from Yemen

04 Aug 2016 description

Situation Générale en juillet 2016 Prévision jusqu'à’mi-septembre 2016

La situation relative au Criquet pèlerin est restée très préoccupante au Yémen en juillet. Un nombre indéterminé d’essaims a continué à se former dans l’intérieur. Au moins un essaim s’est déplacé dans les hautes-terres centrales, tandis que des groupes d’ailés se déplaçaient vers la côte méridionale. Les fortes pluies et les inondations survenues dans la plupart des zones fi n juillet permettront à la reproduction de se poursuivre et de s’étendre aux plaines côtières de la mer Rouge.

02 Aug 2016 description

General Situation during July 2016 Forecast until mid-September 2016

28 Jul 2016 description
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Briefs for UN Security Council highlight how millions of people remain trapped in a vicious cycle of violence and hunger

Joint FAO-WFP news release

29 July 2016, Rome - Protracted conflicts affecting 17 countries have driven millions of people into severe food insecurity and are hindering global efforts to eradicate malnutrition, two UN agencies have warned in a report submitted to the UN Security Council.

06 Jul 2016 description

Situation Générale en juin 2016 Prévision jusqu'à’mi-août 2016

05 Jul 2016 description

Swarms continue to form in Yemen and damage crops