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20 Sep 2018 description
Civil conflicts and displacement remain the key drivers of food insecurity in East Africa and the Near East, whereas dry-weather conditions reduced cereal outputs in Southern Africa, says FAO.
19 Jun 2018 description
Since the Global Humanitarian Overview for 2018 was launched last December, increased needs in some countries and new requirements in others have brought global financial requirements to $25.4 billion.
07 Jun 2018 description
FAO assesses that globally 39 countries are in need of external assistance for food. Persisting conflicts continue to be the dominant factor driving the high levels of severe food insecurity.
04 Jan 2018 description
Global EWEA report highlights potential new emergencies caused by imminent disaster threats and the risk of a steep deterioration in countries in crisis or response stage of an emergency.
05 Dec 2017 description
As the world focuses its attention on protecting refugees coming out of Africa, the displacement that happens behind its own borders persists at an alarming rate, a new report warns.
05 Dec 2016 description
The last quarter century has seen an overwhelming shift in frequency, scale and magnitude of humanitarian emergencies. Record request will provide assistance to those affected by conflict and the El-Niño event.
27 Jun 2016 description
The appeals for 2016 are intended to meet the needs of more than 95.4 million people across 40 countries. The UN's global appeal is currently 25 per cent funded.
10 May 2016 description
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As extreme drought continues to hit much of Sub-Saharan Africa, a report led by the World Bank focuses on interventions that could increase long term resilience to drought.
07 Dec 2015 description
The Global Humanitarian Overview 2016 provides a bleak outlook of the humanitarian situation in most of the 37 countries covered in the appeal, which is five times the level of a decade ago.
13 Oct 2015 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.
15 Sep 2015 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.
08 Sep 2015 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.
01 Sep 2015 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.
27 Aug 2015 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.
18 Aug 2015 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 Aug 2015 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.
04 Aug 2015 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.
28 Jul 2015 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 Jul 2015 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.