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19 Jun 2009 description

In Ethiopia, no new swarms have arrived from northern Somalia since 10 June but there are about a dozen swarms reported in the country. Many of the swarms split into smaller swarmlets and groups that have moved into the Somali region (Shinile and Jijiga zones), Dire Dawa, Oromiya (E. and W. Haraghe zones), Harari, and the central Rift Valley in Afar (zones 3 and 5). A small swarm moved into the northern highlands (North Wello) on 9 June and reached southern Tigray on the 12th. Small groups of adults also arrived in southern Gondar zone in Amhara region on the 14th.

31 Jul 2007 description
report Government of Japan

The Government of Japan has decided to provide a total of 420 million yen for two projects of Grant Assistance for Underprivileged Farmers through the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Notes to this effect were exchanged on July 31 (Tue) (Japan Time) between Mr. Yuji Nakamura, Japanese Ambassador to Italy, and Mr.

29 Mar 2007 description

Control operations along Red Sea and in Pakistan

Control operations are in progress against Desert Locusts on both sides of the Red Sea and in Pakistan.

Sudan/Eritrea border on the Red Sea coast

Ground and aerial control operations are underway on the Red Sea coastal plains near the Sudan-Eritrea border. Teams are treating late instar hopper bands and newly-formed immature swarms. These infestations have developed as a result of an outbreak that started in December 2006.

28 Mar 2007 description

Rome, 28 March 2007- In a new offensive against Desert Locust, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) called on countries in northeast Africa to intensify surveys and control operations, particularly on the Red Sea coast of Eritrea and Sudan and in northwest Somalia.

FAO and the Desert Locust Control Organization for Eastern Africa (DLCO-EA) have launched aerial control operations on the Red Sea coast near the Sudanese and Eritrean border to eliminate small swarms that are forming from a local outbreak that has been underway since the end of last year.

02 Feb 2006 description

U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
BUREAU FOR DEMOCRACY, CONFLICT, AND HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE (DCHA)

30 Sep 2005 description

U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
BUREAU FOR DEMOCRACY, CONFLICT, AND HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE (DCHA)

30 Sep 2005 description

U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
BUREAU FOR DEMOCRACY, CONFLICT, AND HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE (DCHA)

06 Jul 2005 description

U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
BUREAU FOR DEMOCRACY, CONFLICT, AND HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE (DCHA)