Daily Archives: March 14, 2020

Dry weather increases by two the list of countries in need of external food assistance

The effects of inadequate rainfall on agricultural production added two countries – Namibia and Tanzania – to FAO’s list of countries in need of external assistance for food, adding to strains triggered by desert locusts even as global cereal productio…

Mozambique: One year after Cyclone Idai, humanitarian assistance is still urgent

One year on since Cyclone Idai hit Mozambique, leaving over 1.8 million people in dire need of assistance, OCHA’s Saviano Abreu met Hortencia, one of the first survivors he talked to just after the disaster. Living in the Mandruzi resettlement site, in…