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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
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.
31 Aug 2017 description
With concern expressed over deteriorating conditions from a second severe drought this year, USAID's 2017 contribution to the country comes to nearly $454 million.
14 Aug 2017 description
As of August 2017, the overall number of people requiring emergency food assistance between August and December 2017 is 8.5 million of which 3.3 million reside in the Somali region.
11 Aug 2017 description
Hunger is on the rise and with up to 2 million animals lost so far, FAO is focusing on providing emergency livestock support to the most vulnerable pastoralist communities.
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.
07 Aug 2017 description
The mid-year review of the 2017 humanitarian requirements reveals a significant change in the humanitarian context, requiring urgent life-saving interventions due to exacerbated drought conditions.
02 Aug 2017 description
Engaging communities allowed response teams to understand the power relations, influencers and preferred communication channels in the Somali Region.
19 Jul 2017 description
Severe drought over the past year has resulted in very large livestock losses in the region, food insecurity is worsening to extreme levels following interruptions in humanitarian assistance.
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.
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.
26 Jun 2017 description
“The numbers of young children with severe acute malnutrition in Doolo zone are the highest ever seen in this area by our teams in the 10 years we have worked in the region,” says Saskia van der Kam, MSF nutritional advisor.
20 Jun 2017 description
Poor belg rains coupled with armyworm damages will reduce projected harvest this year. More than 145,000 hectares of maize crop is reportedly affected by the infestation nationwide.
13 Jun 2017 description
Humanitarian response efforts in drought-hit Horn of Africa received a boost after International partners made financial pledges following a five-day visit to the region.
09 Jun 2017 description
Protracted fighting and unrest are increasing the ranks of the displaced and hungry with some 37 countries, 28 of which are in Africa, requiring external assistance for food.
09 Jun 2017 description
IOM intends to target six million drought-affected individuals from April to December 2017 across Somalia, Ethiopia, Kenya and Djibouti with a combination of lifesaving and early recovery interventions.
06 Jun 2017 description
report World Bank
The third edition of the World Reconstruction Conference (WRC3), which runs through 8 June in Brussels, aims for an effective framework for recovery before a disaster strikes.
02 Jun 2017 description
report Save the Children
Food supplies are already on the brink of depletion due to funding shortfalls, with need rapidly outstripping supply and donors’ funding failing to keep pace, Save the Children warned.
05 May 2017 description
The $83.8 million grant covers only a small portion of what is required to kick-start early action in response to rising hunger and malnutrition levels. More resources are urgently needed to avert a humanitarian catastrophe.