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Cash Transfers and food security: FAO trains its staff and partners in Burkina Faso :...

In response to the recurring shocks that often result in food and nutritional crises, cash transfer are becoming a key feature of FAO’s early...
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World leaders off-target by 150 years on girls’ education – World

Two out of three girls affected by crises won’t even start secondary school World leaders are putting the future of a generation of girls at...
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Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on the terrorist attacks in Kenya...

New York Stephane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General The Secretary-General condemns yesterday’s attack in Wajir County, Kenya, in which at least eight police officers were killed...
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Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (S/2019/461)...

I. Introduction and Mission priorities The present report is submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 1244 (1999), by which the Council established the United Nations...
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Restoring and providing alternative livelihoods in Iraq : FAO in Emergencies

Thousands of vulnerable Iraqis and Syrian refugees will profit from new agricultural livelihoods ventures thanks to a Food and Agriculture Organization of the United...
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Many refugee children must work to feed their families – Lebanon

Racha El Daoi The war in Syria has deprived millions of children of their childhood and basic human rights. To mark World Day Against Child...
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Reporte del monitoreo de CENAPRED al volcán Popocatépetl,16 de junio – Mexico

“El CENAPRED exhorta a NO ACERCARSE al volcán y sobre todo al cráter, por el peligro que implica la caída de fragmentos balísticos.” En las...
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Gobierno Nacional mantiene alerta preventiva y medidas de mitigación del riesgo ante contingencia en...

​​Atendiendo instrucciones de Presidente Iván Duque y con apoyo de todas las entidades del Gobierno Nacional en cabeza de la Unidad Nacional para la...

Famine eases in South Sudan but concern remains high about spreading hunger : FAO in...

Famine has eased in South Sudan after a significant scale up in the humanitarian response, according to new analysis released today. However, the situation remains dire...
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ACNUR incrementa su respuesta a medida que un número récord de venezolanos llega a...

ACNUR, la Agencia de la ONU para los Refugiados, ha enviado equipos extra a la frontera de Perú con Ecuador con el fin de...
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Minsa y Gobierno Regional relanzan Servicio de Atención Móvil de Urgencia en Tumbes –...

Este servicio que ha salvado miles de vida desde su creación beneficiará a cerca de 250 mil tumbesinos El Ministerio de Salud (Minsa) y el...
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Pakistan: Polio case reported in Shangla first time in two decades – Pakistan

Umar Bacha SHANGLA: A polio case has surfaced for the first time in the last two decades in Shangla district after the virus was detected...

FAO Director-General warns 7 million people in Yemen are on the verge of famine :...

The scale of the food crisis in conflict-ridden Yemen is staggering with 17 million people - two thirds of the population - severely food insecure and...
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République démocratique du Congo – Note d’informations humanitaires pour la Province du Nord-Kivu :...

FAITS SAILLANTS Epidémie de rougeole: 1 168 cas enregistrés au Nord-Kivu depuis le début de 2019 Lancement d'un projet d'assistance multisectorielle pour près de 96 000...
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Leveraging a multi-level community model for better nutrition in Malawi – Malawi

The Government of Malawi is working with ICRISAT, CIAT and the Malawi Seed Industry Development Project (MSIDP II) to increase the utilization of legumes...
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Mongolia: Flash Floods Information Bulletin – Mongolia

The situation On 15 June 2019, heavy precipitation was expected to run across the country. At around 15:00 hours, torrential rain poured on central area...

FAO issues alert over third consecutive failed rainy season worsening hunger in East Africa :...

Poor rains across East Africa have worsened hunger and left crops scorched, pastures dry and thousands of livestock dead - according to an alert...
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Yemen: UNHCR Operational Update, 14 June 2019 – Yemen

Key figures: 24.1 M people in need 3.65 M displaced since March 2015 More than 80 per cent have been displaced more than a year 312,683 new IDPs...
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Afrique : Des adolescentes enceintes et des jeunes mères privées d’éducation – World

Les projets éducatifs et humanitaires devraient intégrer les droits de toutes les élèves (Nairobi, le 16 juin 2019) – Des dizaines de milliers de filles...
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“What’s happening in Syria even affects the rocks”: a qualitative study of the Syrian...

Zahirah Zahrah McNatt, Patricia Elaine Freels, Hannah Chandler, Muhammad Fawad, Sandy Qarmout, Amani Saleh Al-Oraibi and Neil Booth by Conflict and Health 2019 13:26 https://doi.org/10.1186/s13031-019-0209-x©...

Fall Armyworm outbreak in South Sudan : FAO in Emergencies

An outbreak of fall armyworm has been reported by the Government of South Sudan in the Equatoria region including Magwi, Yei and Juba, Northern...
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How over 500 women in south India built sustainable livelihoods in face of drought...

POWERGRID-ICRISAT project in Karnataka empowers through integrated watershed management Farm-dependent households in Ukkali now have an added source of income, thanks to the village’s enterprising...
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Davao City LGU plans AM/FM radio for emergencies – Philippines

By Joey Sem Dalumpines DAVAO CITY, June 14 (PIA) -- The City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office pins its hope on the establishment of...
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Donor update: Pakistan: HIV outbreak in Sindh province (7 June 2019) – Pakistan

PEOPLE AFFECTED 26,041 people screened for HIV in Larkana district, Sindh province 751 people (2.9%) tested positive (604 children, 135 adults, 12 age unknown) between 25...

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