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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.
01 Aug 2018 description
A new FAO report sounds the alarm on some of the world's most severely underfunded crises, which require an urgent humanitarian response and emergency agricultural assistance
17 Jul 2018 description
WFP’s early warning systems monitor and forecast risk factors to enable governments and humanitarian actors to take early action to prevent a critical situation from becoming an emergency.
10 Jul 2018 description
Nearly 11.8 million people across the eight countries of the region need immediate food assistance to avoid facing acute hunger, women and children being hit the hardest.
28 Jun 2018 description
report Caritas
Caritas International is appealing for urgent assistance to help people facing hunger due to poor rainfall, limited job opportunities, high food prices, displacement and violent extremism.
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.
12 Jun 2018 description
In Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania, Niger and Senegal, nearly 6 million people are struggling to meet their daily food needs. Severe malnutrition threatens the lives of 1.6 million children.
03 May 2018 description
Five million people need food aid and 1.6 million children are at risk of severe acute malnutrition; another 2.5 million pastoralists and agro-pastoralists require urgent livelihoods assistance.
27 Jan 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.
20 Jan 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 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.
28 Oct 2014 description
Food shortages and weak purchasing power will limit food availability and access, particularly for the urban poor and for households with ill or deceased family members, in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.
19 Aug 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 Aug 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.
05 Aug 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.
29 Jul 2014 description
The weekly Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.
22 Jul 2014 description
The weekly Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.
15 Jul 2014 description
The weekly Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.
08 Jul 2014 description
The Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.
01 Jul 2014 description
The Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.