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29 Apr 2016 description
Nigeria, Chad and Niger account for three-quarters of the population facing severe food insecurity, in particular communities in north-western Chad, where those facing crisis levels of food insecurity has more than doubled.
28 Apr 2015 description
The early production forecast for maize - a staple food throughout the subregion - is about 21.1 million tonnes in 2015, 15 percent lower than the average for the last five years, FAO says.
27 Jan 2015 description
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20 Jan 2015 description
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19 Jan 2015 description
The first step in effectively addressing IDPs’ needs is for the government to systematically collect data on their number and situation, which currently is limited, contested and outdated, according to IDMC.
06 Jan 2015 description
Rainfall performance has been poor across much of the region for the first half of the 2014/15 agriculture season and could have an adverse impact on household food security.
17 Dec 2014 description
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Maize harvests were 50 - 75% below average during agricultural season in some regions. Food insecurity affects 640,009 people, requiring 15,830 MT of maize equivalent to address shortage.
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.
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
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.
06 Nov 2014 description
The cash transfers are an effective means to give the poorest access to food following the floods. Food is available in the markets, but the flood has stripped families of the purchasing power to buy it, said WFP.
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.
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.
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.
30 Sep 2014 description
The current plan puts an emphasis on providing communities considered most vulnerable with assistance packages that will increase their greater ability to cope and rebuild.
18 Sep 2014 description
Maize harvests 50-75 percent below average are causing abnormally high maize prices and reduced livelihoods. Humanitarian assistance is needed immediately and through the next harvest in April.
16 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.