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10 May 2012 description
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Ecouter l'extrait sonore

Le Directeur général de la FAO, José Graziano da Silva, s’alarme d’un déficit important de financement pour les activités planifiées par la FAO au Sahel et dans la Corne de l’Afrique.

02 Oct 2011 description
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The warning signs of drought and famine will never be missed again if a new charter is implemented….well, that’s according to the people behind the charter.

Drought and famine in the Horn of Africa have killed tens of thousands of people in the past several months.

Many say this disaster, in which millions more are on the brink of starvation, could have been avoided. The Charter to End Extreme Hunger, introduced at a mini-summit on Somalia at the United Nations, says there are ways to stop drought before it becomes a food crisis that kills people.

24 Sep 2011 description
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Thirteen million people in the Horn of Africa region are facing what’s been described as the worst humanitarian crisis in the world.

And it’s going to cost another $700 million to provide the people with the assistance they need to survive the effects of both drought and conflict.

Daniel Dickinson has more details. Duration: 3’07″

15 Jun 2011 description
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Dans la Corne de l’Afrique, le nombre de personnes confrontées à de graves pénuries alimentaires devrait augmenter. La FAO indique que cette situation arrive au moment où les effets de la sécheresse, conjugués à la hausse des prix des denrées alimentaires et des carburants, continuent d’handicaper la région.