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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.
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.
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.
21 Jun 2016 description
The latest IPC analysis confirms that over half the country's population is living in "crisis" or "emergency" levels of food insecurity and the situation is likely to deteriorate if conflict persists.
09 May 2016 description
The volume of food required in Yemen is far greater than agencies can provide. Agriculture must be an integral part of the aid response to prevent the dire food security situation from worsening.
11 Nov 2015 description
The recent heavy and widespread rains in northwest Africa, Horn of Africa and Yemen could favour desert locust breeding, FAO warns. Potential effects are a major threat to food security.
20 May 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.
06 May 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.
29 Apr 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.
24 Apr 2014 description
Humanitarian assistance, geared towards treatment of malnourished children, improved access to food, social safety nets and livelihood support is needed, at least, until the next Gu harvest in July-August.
23 Apr 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.
15 Apr 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.
08 Apr 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.
04 Feb 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.
31 Jan 2014 description
CERF and its partners were challenged by a series of large, complex crises in the Central African Republic, the Philippines, Syria and Yemen, affecting 35 million people.
28 Jan 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.
14 Jan 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.
17 Dec 2013 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.
09 Dec 2013 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.