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Ethiopia + 6 more

Desert Locust situation update - 26 October 2020

Another generation of breeding starts in the Horn of Africa As expected, the situation remains very critical as more swarms form and a new generation of breeding has now started in Ethiopia and...

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Mozambique + 35 more

State of the Climate in Africa 2019

Executive Summary Temperatures in Africa have been rising in recent decades at a rate comparable to that of most other continents and thus somewhat faster than global mean surface temperature, which...

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Burkina Faso + 1 more

GIEWS Country Brief: Burkina Faso 23-October-2020

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT Below‑average cereal output expected in 2020 due to climate events and persistent insecurity Above‑average harvest gathered in 2019, except in conflict‑affected zones Prices of...

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Sudan + 10 more

Eastern Africa: Humanitarian Snapshot (October 2020)

At least 3.6 million people were impacted by floods and landslides across large swathes of East Africa since June 2020, compounding an already challenging situation for people across the region, many...

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World + 39 more

Global Weather Hazards Summary: October 23 - 29, 2020

Flooding continues in parts of Ghana, Togo, Benin, Kenya, and Uganda Heavy rainfall in Ghana, Togo, and Benin caused flooding and additional river flooding in northern Togo. Desert locusts are...

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Somalia

IOM Somalia External Updates, July & August 2020

SITUATION OVERVIEW The humanitarian crisis in Somalia, characterized by both natural and man-made factors, is one of the most complex and longstanding emergencies in the world. Due to decades of...

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Sudan

Sudan Situation Report, 22 Oct 2020

HIGHLIGHTS Following the unprecedented rains and floods that affected 875,000 people across Sudan, there are concerns of more than 4.5 million people now at risk of vector-borne diseases WFP calls...

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Kenya

Kenya Situation Report, 20 Oct 2020

HIGHLIGHTS Following intense rainfall, multiple lakes and waterways in Kenya are at record-high levels, causing displacement and loss of livelihoods for surrounding communities. The desert locust...

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World

FAO a los 75 años: Cultivar, nutrir, preservar. Juntos

Introducción Esperanza en medio del horror. Una visión en medio de los despojos. Y en medio de las ruinas, toca remangarse a lo grande. Corre el año 1945. El fin de la guerra propulsa la renovación...

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Ethiopia + 1 more

China Donates Locust Control Equipment, Insecticide

Addis Ababa October 19/2020 (ENA) China donated today pesticides, sprayers and personal protective gears to assist Ethiopia in its campaign against the desert locust outbreak in the country. The...

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Angola + 9 more

Dix chefs d’État et de gouvernement africains appellent les dirigeants du monde entier à accroître leurs investissements en faveur du FIDA pour mettre fin à la faim et à la pauvreté en milieu rural

Rome, le 19 octobre 2020 – Dix chefs d’État et de gouvernement africains ont vigoureusement exhorté les autres dirigeants du monde à accroître leur financement en faveur du Fonds international de...

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