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28 Jul 2016 description
The most recent projections suggest that approximately half of the global poor now live in states characterized by conflict and violence, according to a FAO and WFP report.
02 Jun 2016 description
Drought linked to El Niño and civil conflict have pushed the number of countries currently in need of external food assistance up to 37 from 34 in March, according to a new FAO report.
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.
19 Apr 2016 description
In Katanga province, supplementary emergency humanitarian assistance is needed as two separate phenomena, insecurity and flooding, have made 40,000 people face food shortages.
01 Apr 2016 description
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Across the DRC as a whole, 550,000 people have been affected by rains and flooding between October and March as a result of an El Niño year.
22 Mar 2016 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 Mar 2016 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 Mar 2016 description
Thirty-four countries, including 27 in Africa, are currently in need of external assistance for food due to drought, flooding and civil conflicts, according to an FAO report released Wednesday.
08 Mar 2016 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 Feb 2016 description
The protracted violence by Boko Haram has displaced some 2.7 million people in the four countries. North-east Nigeria alone accounts for 2.2 million of the displaced.
23 Feb 2016 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 Feb 2016 description
On average, harvests were 21 percent lower than the 2013/14 season. In total, the cereal deficit for the region is 7.9 million tonnes for the 2015/2016 marketing year.
02 Feb 2016 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.
26 Jan 2016 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.
19 Jan 2016 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 Jan 2016 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.
22 Dec 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 Dec 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 Dec 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.
24 Nov 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.