Tuesday, January 9, 2018
A new study led by researchers at UC Davis shows insurance can be the most effective way to increase the resilience of poor households in the face of climate change while also preventing other households from falling into poverty. In the long term,...
Africa, United States, America
Monday, December 18, 2017
East Africa has endured four seasons in a row that have failed to bring adequate rains. This most recent, below average rainy season has pushed the region deeper into a humanitarian crisis that has left millions in urgent need of food, water, and medical...
Africa, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
The United Nations has approved an additional allocation of US$4.21 million from the Central Emergency Response Fund to assist 150,000 people, including 46,973 children, in six provinces affected by the devastating Typhoon Damrey.
Sunday, November 5, 2017
The Department for International Development (DFID) commissioned the Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre to conduct the following study of humanitarian preparedness measures for the 2015–2016 El Niño event in five countries: Zambia, Somalia, Kenya,...
Africa, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Somalia, Zambia
Thursday, October 12, 2017
ROME – A project designed by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the government of Senegal to make smallholder farmers in West Africa better able to cope with the impact of climate change has been approved by the Green Climate Fund (...
Monday, September 25, 2017
25 September 2017, Rome/Brussels - Stepping up their long and fruitful partnership, FAO and the European Commission (EC) held the strategic dialogue meeting and agreed on joint priorities and deliverables for 2018-2020. The decision to intensify...