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18 Dec 2014 description
Drought and poor distribution of rains are estimated to result in a 52 per cent drop in cereal production from 2013, and a 47 per cent reduction compared to the last five years’ average.
17 Dec 2014 description
9.8 million people in the Sahel are estimated to be food insecure, with at least 2.6 million having crossed the emergency threshold. Malnutrition, and epidemics, conflict, and disaster related needs continue at high levels.
16 Dec 2014 description
The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.
12 Dec 2014 description
report UN Children's Fund
UNICEF aims to continue tackling the two major drivers of Ebola transmission – lack of early isolation of patients and unsafe burials – while seizing opportunities to strengthen primary health care and social support systems.
11 Dec 2014 description
FAO estimates that globally 39 countries, including 29 countries in Africa, need external assistance for food due to conflict, crop failures and localized high food prices.
09 Dec 2014 description
The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.
02 Dec 2014 description
The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.
25 Nov 2014 description
Between January and March 2015, the crisis could reach nearly 4,2 million people and expand to Burkina Faso, Mauritania and Niger. The Gambia, Guinea Bissau, Senegal and Chad are especially affected by the crisis.
25 Nov 2014 description
The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.
11 Nov 2014 description
The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.
09 Nov 2014 description
According to a preliminary forecast, aggregate cereal production in 2014 will drop by 75 per cent compared to 2013. Access to food continues to be constrained by high food prices.
29 Oct 2014 description
report IRIN
Nearly five million more people have joined the ranks of the food-insecure since the beginning of the year, bringing the estimated total in need of food aid to 24.7 million - more than double the number in 2013.
28 Oct 2014 description
The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.
21 Oct 2014 description
The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.
16 Oct 2014 description
The programme focuses on nutrition and the use of second generation ICTs such as mobile phones to facilitate better access to markets and prediction of crises and disasters.
14 Oct 2014 description
The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.
09 Oct 2014 description
The Nigerian National Emergency Management Agency reports that some nine million people in the Northeast have been affected by the region’s growing conflict.
07 Oct 2014 description
The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.
30 Sep 2014 description
Chronically underfunded humanitarian response in Gambia requires urgent food assistance for 200,000 vulnerable adults and acutely malnourished children.
30 Sep 2014 description
The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.