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07 Dec 2017 description
Global food supplies are high due to strong cereal harvests, but localized drought, flooding and protracted conflicts have intensified and perpetuated food insecurity.
27 Nov 2017 description
Normal to above-normal rainfall is predicted for January to March 2018. While conducive to agricultural production, the rains will inevitably lead to flooding, and tropical cyclones will likely affect Indian Ocean countries.
15 Nov 2017 description
Despite stretched resources, the government, with support from humanitarian partners, continues to address the triple challenge of drought, flooding and inter-communal conflict.
13 Nov 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
About 150,000 children under-five are at risk of malnutrition and over 80,000 pregnant and nursing women need special care. Children in poor remote areas are still underserved by relief efforts.
10 Oct 2017 description
Asia-Pacific Disaster Report 2017 shows that the greatest impacts of disasters are in countries which have the least capacity to prepare or respond to these events.
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.
18 Sep 2017 description
Viet Nam authorities reported 14 people killed, 112 injured and 4 missing when Typhoon Doksuri swept through seven central provinces over the weekend.
04 Sep 2017 description
An estimated 30 million people have been affected by flooding in India. At the height of the emergency, 1.1 million people were hosted in 3,271 camps. People have begun to return home as water levels are dropping.
31 Jul 2017 description
In India, more than 165,000 people have been affected; in Bangladesh, partners are providing food, health, protection, shelter and water, sanitation and hygiene services to 18,000 people.
24 Jul 2017 description
The landslides between June and July are the deadliest in history, with Rangamati and Bandarban the most affected areas; 1,500 people in eight shelter camps are still receiving aid.
20 Jul 2017 description
En los últimos días, el desborde de los ríos Sinú y San Jorge ha perjudicado a 15 mil personas, aumentando a 43 mil el número total de afectados desde finales de junio.
10 Jul 2017 description
As of 7 July, over 40 people have been killed, 61 injured and 60 houses damaged by flash floods in Pakistan. Armed clashes in Afghanistan have displaced more than 20,200 people.
25 Mar 2017 description
After two consecutive seasons of drought, heavy rains finally promise a good harvest in most parts of Zimbabwe's Manicaland province - but only if farmers can get it to market.
22 Mar 2017 description
A fall armyworm outbreak is causing considerable crop damage in seven countries in the region, concurrently with a cyclone in Madagascar, flooding in Mozambique and Zimbabwe.
19 Mar 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund
The effects of El Niño continue to affect the country, with Cyclone Dineo further compounding the effect on agricultural harvesting. The nutrition situation is expected to remain poor until July.
08 Mar 2017 description
report Voice of America
Since December, floods have killed 246 people, injured 128 and left nearly 2,000 homeless ... Those who have survived the floods say they have lost their possessions.
01 Mar 2017 description
According to the UN Country team, $10.2 million is required to reach 150,000 people with life-saving assistance and protection over the next three months.
22 Feb 2017 description
Mankind's ability to feed itself is in jeopardy due to intensifying pressures on natural resources, mounting inequality, and the fallout from a changing climate, warns a FAO report.
09 Feb 2017 description
More than 129,000ha in Zambia have been affected, while 5,471ha are reported to be damaged in Malawi. Slow responses by governments could result in cuts in household production.
16 Jan 2017 description
Multipurpose cash grants to support life-saving basic needs, emergency agricultural inputs and veterinary first aid kits have been identified as priority needs in Mongolia.