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Ethiopia + 11 others
FAO

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."

OCHA + 1 other

UN Humanitarian Coordinator outraged at attack on key Nigerian aid hub

On 18 January, the humanitarian hub in Ngala was the direct target of a complex assault by heavily armed non-state armed groups operatives. An entire section of the facility was burned down.

OCHA + 1 other

UN concerned about reduced humanitarian access to 2.4 million Iraqis in need of assistance

Aid deliveries have slowed considerably, due to the discontinuation of access authorization procedures, and the absence of viable alternative mechanisms.

OCHA

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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