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Ethiopia + 6 more

Desert Locust situation update - 19 October 2020

Swarms continue in Ethiopia and Somalia More swarms are forming from current breeding in Ethiopia and a new generation of laying has started in central Somalia and eastern Ethiopia, which could be...

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Ethiopia + 7 more

Desert Locust situation update - 14 October 2020

Swarms increasing and moving in the Horn of Africa The situation is expected to deteriorate as more swarms and another generation of breeding commences from the Red Sea to Somalia, which could be...

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Ethiopia + 8 more

Desert Locust situation update - 29 September 2020

Worrisome situation in parts of the Horn of Africa and Central Region While the Desert Locust situation continues to improve in Southwest Asia, it is deteriorating in parts of the Central Region due...

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Ethiopia + 9 more

Desert Locust situation update - 18 September 2020

The upsurge is easing in Southwest Asia but remains serious elsewhere The Desert Locust situation continues to improve in Southwest Asia and there are initial signs of improvement in parts of East...

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Ethiopia + 11 more

Desert Locust situation update - 2 September 2020

Summer breeding in Ethiopia and Indo-Pakistan Ground and aerial control operations continue against spring-bred swarms that persist in the Horn of Africa. Summer breeding is underway in northern...

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Ethiopia + 14 more

Desert Locust situation update - 24 August 2020

Swarms maturing in the Horn of Africa In the Horn of Africa, aerial control operations continue against several immature swarms prevailing in northwest Kenya. Some of the adults are starting to...

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Ethiopia + 14 more

Desert Locust situation update - 14 August 2020

Swarms persist in the Horn of Africa During the past week, control operations continue against persistent immature swarms in the Horn of Africa. There were several new sightings of immature swarms in...

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Ethiopia + 11 more

Desert Locust situation update - 7 August 2020

Swarm movements continue in the Horn of Africa Desert Locust swarms continue to persist in several countries in the Horn of Africa as well as in Yemen. Summer breeding is in progress along both sides...

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Ethiopia + 14 more

Desert Locust situation update - 29 July 2020

Swarm laying along the Indo-Pakistan border SOUTHWEST ASIA. Summer breeding is underway along both sides of the Indo-Pakistan**** border. In India, numerous adult groups and swarms are laying eggs...

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Ethiopia + 13 more

Desert Locust situation update - 21 July 2020

Risk of swarm migration from Horn of Africa prevails In Kenya, locust swarms have declined in the northwest, mainly in Marsabit county, but continue to be present in Turkana where aerial and ground...

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Ethiopia + 10 more

Desert Locust situation update - 13 July 2020

Risk of swarm migration from Horn of Africa to Indo-Pakistan increases New reports of Desert Locust swarms further east in northern Somalia suggest that migration from northeast Somalia across the...

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Ethiopia + 9 more

Desert Locust situation update - 3 July 2020

Spring-bred swarms shifting to summer breeding areas The unprecedented Desert Locust threat to food security and livelihoods persists in the Horn of Africa and is increasing in southwest Asia. In the...

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Ethiopia + 10 more

Desert Locust situation update - 27 June 2020

More swarms form and appear in Ethiopia During the past week, an increased number of immature swarms were reported in eastern Ethiopia between El Kere and Jijiga, most likely arising from local...

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Kenya + 11 more

Desert Locust situation update - 20 June 2020

More swarms form in East Africa An increasing number of second-generation immature swarms continue to form in northwest Kenya. The bulk of swarm formation is likely to occur during the next two weeks...

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Kenya + 8 more

Desert Locust situation update - 12 June 2020

New swarms about to form in East Africa A second-generation of immature swarms have now started to form in northwest Kenya as of 9–11 June. Swarm formation will continue for about four weeks while...

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Kenya + 11 more

Desert Locust situation update - 10 June 2020

New swarms about to form in East Africa The unprecedented Desert Locust threat to food security and livelihoods continues in the Horn of Africa and will spread to southwest Asia and perhaps West...

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Kenya + 13 more

Desert Locust situation update - 27 May 2020

Swarms move into northern India In the past few days, there have been movements of adult groups and swarms in India, Oman, UAE, and Uganda. SOUTH-WEST ASIA Swarms are forming in the spring breeding...

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Kenya + 13 more

Desert Locust situation update - 21 May 2020

Desert Locust upsurge remains critical in East Africa, Yemen and Southwest Asia The current situation remains extremely alarming in East Africa where Kenya, Ethiopia and Somalia continue to face an...

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Kenya + 12 more

Desert Locust situation update - 13 May 2020

Several swarms arrive in India from spring breeding areas The current situation remains extremely alarming in East Africa where it is an unprecedented threat to food security and livelihoods since it...

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Kenya + 10 more

Desert Locust situation update - 8 May 2020

Locust threat extends to new areas The current situation continues to represent an unprecedented threat to food security and livelihoods in East Africa. In addition, the Indo-Pakistan border area,...

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