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21 Sep 2017 description
Un informe de la FAO indica un repunte de las cosechas en la mayoría de los países de bajos ingresos con déficit de alimentos. En el Caribe, el impacto de los huracanes mermará el rendimiento agrícola.
15 Sep 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
The failure of the March-June long rains – the third consecutive poor rains since early 2016 – has helped push an additional 37,000 children below the threshold of acute malnutrition.
15 Sep 2017 description
This year’s "The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World" warns that the long-term declining trend in undernourishment seems to have come to a halt and may have even reversed.
12 Sep 2017 description
UNICEF and the IOM analysed the journeys of 11,000 young migrants and refugees along the Central and Eastern Mediterranean routes to Europe.
07 Sep 2017 description
The Revised Flash Appeal aims to respond to the most life-threatening needs of 1.9 million people, prioritizing the 11 counties facing the highest levels of malnutrition and food insecurity.
11 Aug 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
The projected number of children who are, or will be, acutely malnourished has increased by 50 per cent since the beginning of the year to 1.4 million. The drought is also uprooting people, with 766,000 displaced since November 2016.
09 Aug 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
As a result of continued fighting and food insecurity in South Sudan, approx. 3,000 new arrivals were reported in Pagak, Gambella in July. There are currently some 843,374 refugees in Ethiopia.
03 Aug 2017 description
FAO has mobilized US$500,000 to scale up its response to drought-hit households in four most critical counties (Marsabit, Turkana, Mandera and Wajir), focusing on assistance to livestock owners.
31 Jul 2017 description
To protect themselves from total crop failure, farmers in Kenya grow pulses alongside their traditional crops like maize – a practice known as intercropping.
25 Jul 2017 description
Global attention is needed to prevent and treat AIDS in antiretroviral era, with 50 per cent of hospital admissions in MSF hospitals already on treatment and showing signs of clinical failure.
24 Jul 2017 description
report World Bank
The project, supported by the World Bank in partnership with the NGO Vi Agroforestry, aims to support a total of 60,000 farmers managing 45,000 hectares of farmland in western Kenya.
24 Jul 2017 description
In addition to ensuring effective and efficient response to outbreaks, the new initiative includes an immediate evaluation of emergencies to capture areas of strength and improvement.
14 Jul 2017 description
The third consecutive failed rainy season has seriously eroded families' resilience, and urgent and effective livelihood support is required. The most affected areas are in Somalia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda.
12 Jul 2017 description
An innovative, mobile phone-driven cash programme has helped prevent nearly 250,000 people from slipping into severe food insecurity in drought-ravaged Kenya.
11 Jul 2017 description
The Family Planning Summit, convened in London on 11 July 2017, presents a critical opportunity to accelerate efforts to deliver family planning to women and girls globally— including those affected by humanitarian crises.
07 Jul 2017 description
The additional funding brings the total amount donated to the region, including Somalia, Ethiopia, Djibouti, Kenya and Uganda, to almost €260 million since the beginning of this year.
04 Jul 2017 description
report Oxfam
Food shortages are compounded by anxiety around August elections, which may politicize the crisis, a lack of access to water and high levels of severe acute malnutrition among under-fives.
03 Jul 2017 description
So far, the deadly disease has hit about 300,000 people in Yemen, Somalia, South Sudan and other countries. Yemen is worst hit, with cholera having claimed 1,500 lives in just two months.
03 Jul 2017 description
report Human Rights Watch
HRW urges the authorities to urgently investigate allegations of threats and intimidation between community members in Nakuru county’s Naivasha area as August election approaches.