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Despite an improvement in the overall food situation in sub-Saharan Africa, millions of people continue to face hunger and starvation, according to new findings by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization ( FAO ). (...) By contrast, the food supply situation has improved considerably in Burundi and Rwanda, as well as in Madagascar, Burkina Faso, Gambia, Niger, Chad, Mali and Senegal, the report states. In general, eastern Africa also showed improvement owing to favourable weather and good harvests in Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda.
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Score: 347760.6 - https://news.un.org/en/story/2...-hunger-sub-saharan-africa-fao
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Democratic | Congo Related Stories 5 experts named to monitor UN arms embargo on DR of Congo UN peacekeepers probe reports of attacks on Congolese civilians UN human rights team comes under fire in north eastern DR of Congo News Tracker: Past Stories on This Issue UN relief chief arrives in DR Congo to review humanitarian needs 29 April 2010 The top United Nations humanitarian official today arrived in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) for a five-day visit intended to highlight relief priorities and urge improved protection of civilians in the central African country where persistent conflicts have created one of the world’s most complex humanitarian emergencies.
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Score: 211807.9 - https://news.un.org/en/story/2...s-enhance-protection-civilians
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roma Related Stories Balkan countries must do more to help Roma, refugees and displaced people – UN report Governments must do more to ensure housing rights for Roma – UN expert UN experts call for strong government response to anti-Roma violence in Europe News Tracker: Past Stories on This Issue Discrimination against Roma in Italy worries UN rights experts 15 July 2008 A trio of independent United Nations human rights experts have voiced concern about recent actions and proposed measures targeting the Roma community and migrants in Italy which they deem as discriminatory.
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Score: 290232.37 - https://news.un.org/en/story/2...-children-during-visit-albania
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Swan said that the Government has made “great strides” towards improving the country’s fiscal performance and strengthening governance, putting Somalia on the path towards economic recovery. (...) UN chief condemns deadly Somalia attacks on offices visited earlier by UN envoy 25 July 2019 Peace and Security UN Secretary-General António Guterres has condemned Wednesday’s deadly terror attacks in Somalia, that targeted the offices of the mayor of Mogadishu, reportedly killing six Government officials and injured several others.
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Score: 446132.13 - https://news.un.org/en/story/2019/08/1044651
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FAO toolbox shows how prevention, early warning and preparedness can help control desert locust and other transboundary threats. 1 February 2017 From avian flu to locusts and E. coli bacteria, food is contaminated every day by diseases and pests, leading the United Nations agricultural agency to create a set of emergency prevention tools to save lives and improve food safety and security. “We believe it's important for sectors involved in food production, processing and marketing to watch out for current and potential threats and respond to them in a concerted manner,” said the Assistant Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization ( FAO ), Ren Wang. (...) The FAO is using the eLocust3 system, which records and transmits data from crop pest monitoring in good time, to improve monitoring and prevention of locusts in 19 of the most vulnerable countries. (...) agriculture Related Stories Developing countries to play growing role in world agricultural trade – UN report UN’s agricultural development agency awards nearly $300 million in loans and grants Agriculture must revert to more natural, local production – UN-backed report News Tracker: Past Stories on This Issue Sustainable agriculture, better-managed water supplies, vital to tackling water-food nexus – UN 25 January 2017 Highlighting the challenges associated with the inextricable links between water and food – the so-called ‘water-food nexus’ – for food security, as well as for sustainable development, the United Nations agricultural agency today outlined steps that can be taken to improve water sustainability for current and future needs.
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Score: 302217.14 - https://news.un.org/en/story/2...-practices-help-keep-food-safe
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The appeal, amounting $1.5 billion will fund relief operations in the region, including, inter alia, providing life-saving food and nutrition support to 1.6 million people, livelihood support to 1.4 million, primary health care for 4.4 million, measles vaccinations for over one million children, education support for almost 300,000 girls and boys and safe water, improved sanitation and hygiene for 2.3 million displaced families and their host communities.
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Score: 184875.22 - https://news.un.org/en/story/2...n-need-worlds-support-urges-un
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