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Somalia:FAO calls for urgent action to save lives in Horn of Africa

Friday, August 5, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  August 5,2011
by Peter Mutai
NAIROBI, Aug. 5 (Xinhua) — The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on Friday warned that immediate action is needed to save the lives and Read more…

Somalia:UN calls for more funds to save lives across Horn of Africa – UN News + Related News

Saturday, July 30, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  July 30,2011

After a 25-day trek from Somalia, a family arrives at Dadaab camp in Kenya and receives a 15-day food ration from WFP

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UN News:Aid to Horn of Africa must be linked to boosting long-term food security – Ban

Tuesday, July 26, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  July 26,2011
Security Council Press Statement on Situation in Somalia

Thousands of Somalis have fled their country to escape famine that exists in two regions of southern Somalia

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Somali:FAO rallies global support against Horn of Africa hunger

Monday, July 25, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  July 25,2011
ROME, July 25 (Xinhua) — The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on Monday rallied global support for tackling the famine in the Horn of Africa that is affecting some 12 million people in the region. Read more…

Drought victims :World Bank to aid 500 mln dollars to fight drought in NE. Africa

Monday, July 25, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  July 25,2011
WASHINGTON, July 25 (Xinhua) — The World Bank announced Monday to provide more than 500 million U.S. dollars to help drought victims in Northeast of Africa — the Horn of Africa. Read more…

Somalia:UN stands by Somalia ‘famine’ declaration, cites evidence

Saturday, July 23, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  July 23,2011
By William M. Reilly
UNITED NATIONS, July 22 (Xinhua) — The United Nations is confident of its data on famine in southern Somalia with a spokeswoman for the UN’s Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) telling Xinhua on Friday that “it is clear there are serious needs” in parts of the Read more…

FAO acts to cut foot-and-mouth disease in S. America

Friday, May 20, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  May 20,2011

SANTIAGO, May 19 (Xinhua) — The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said Thursday it has launched a program aimed at eradicating foot-and-mouth disease in South America by 2020. Read more…

Foot-and-Mouth Disease in South Korea signals regional risk: FAO

Friday, January 28, 2011 Comments off

January 28,2011 Laaska News.
Coordinated, multinational response required

27 January 2011, Rome/Bangkok – FAO is calling for veterinary and border control authorities in Asia to be on alert for animals showing signs of infection by Foot-and-Mouth Disease (FMD), following an unprecedented outbreak of the Read more…