Ethiopia + 11 others

Massive cross-border campaign needed to combat locust upsurge in East Africa

"This ... situation ... threatens the food security of the entire subregion. FAO is activating fast-track mechanisms that will allow us to move swiftly to support governments in mounting a collective campaign to deal with this crisis."

OSRSG Children and Armed Conflict

UN official calls for better protection of conflict-affected children in Myanmar

The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict welcomes the recent Child Rights Act and offers UN support for its implementation.

World + 10 others

Six trends that will shape the future of humanitarian action

From economic and social inequality to climate change, leading humanitarian experts outline emerging global challenges that will shape the future of humanitarian action.


Heavy rain and floods threaten already fragile food security in Zambia

The flooding has destroyed crops, including maize, especially in Munyumbwe area in Gwembe District, according to the Government’s Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit.

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