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Desert Locust situation update - 28 January 2020

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Ethiopia
+ 12 more
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FAO
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Locusts will increase further as a new generation of breeding starts in the Horn of Africa The current Desert Locust situation remains extremely alarming and represents an unprecedented threat to...

Japan Establishes Emergency Corn Reserve Program

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Japan
Sources
Govt. USA
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In response to the Fall Armyworm outbreak in Japan in July 2019, which caused damage to silage corn production, Japan's Ministry of Agriculture established a program to support storage costs for...

Sudan Situation Report, 27 Jan 2020

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Sudan
+ 9 more
Sources
OCHA
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HIGHLIGHTS Inter-tribal conflict in disputed Abyei area has left 33 people killed, 18 wounded, 15 children missing, 19 houses burned, and approximately 4,800 people displaced The 2020 Humanitarian...

South Sudan: Situation Report – January 2020

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South Sudan
Sources
FAO
Publication date

Key messages An estimated 47 percent of the population of South Sudan is suffering from acute food insecurity immediately after the harvest period, a situation driven by conflict-related livelihood...

East Africa's locust crisis in numbers

Countries
Ethiopia
+ 4 more
Sources
OCHA
Publication date

70 Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia are being invaded by enormous swarms of desert locusts in the worst desert locust infestation in 70 years in Kenya, and in 25 years for Ethiopia and Somalia. 150 km A...

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