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SOMALIA / FOOD SITUATION PRESSER

The United Nations Monday (31 Aug) released results of the latest Food Security and Nutrition Assessment for Somalia, indicating that the country's humanitarian situation remains highly alarming.  UNSOM

1 Sep 2015 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / ANIMAL VACCINATION

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said it has conducted the vaccination of 450,000 heads of cattle in various counties of South Sudan’s Unity state against seasonal diseases.  UNMISS

27 Jul 2015 | Read More »

CAR / VIOLENCE

Violence continues to fuel displacement in the Central African Republic (C.A.R) – with 50,000 people displaced since January – and hampers efforts for internally displaced people and refugees to return. Nearly one million people are still displaced in and in the neighbouring countries. WFP

25 Jun 2015 | Read More »

ROME / FAO NUTRITION

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) named Queen Letizia of Spain Special Ambassador for Nutrition on Friday (12 June). (FAO)

12 Jun 2015 | Read More »

FAO / WORLD HUNGER

A new United Nations report says the number of hungry people in the world has dropped to 795 million – 216 million fewer than in 1992 – or around one person out of every nine. FAO / FILE

27 May 2015 | Read More »

FAO / NEPAL AID

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) says it needs around $8 million in urgent aid to respond to the aftermath and damage from the earthquake in Nepal, that  killed thousands and left some 3.5 million people in need of food assistance.FAO / FILE

1 May 2015 | Read More »

YEMEN / FOOD INSECURITY

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said Wednesday the escalation of conflict in Yemen means some 11 million people there are severely food insecure and millions more are at risk of not meeting their basic food needs. FAO

15 Apr 2015 | Read More »

LEBANON / CATTLE VACCINATIONS

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is carrying out a vaccination programme to try to stem the spread of diseases hitting cows, goats and sheep along Lebanon's border with Syria. FAO

10 Apr 2015 | Read More »

UN / DPRK SILENT EMERGENCY

The UN's top official in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)  said today UN agencies need $111 million to support humanitarian needs in what he called a "silent emergency" in that country. UNIFEED-UNTV

9 Apr 2015 | Read More »

WHO / WORLD HEALTH DAY ADVANCER

New data on the harm caused by food-borne illnesses underscore the global threats posed by unsafe foods, and the need for coordinated, cross-border action across the entire food supply chain, according to the World Health Organization, which next week is dedicating its annual World Health Day to the issue of food safety. WHO / FILE

2 Apr 2015 | Read More »

 

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