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  1. UN Food Agency Heads Call for Investment to Address Root Causes of Hunger. Trump-Nominated WFP Chief Beasley Slams Saudi Role in Yemen Crisis

    5 Sep 2017- 11:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia The heads of the three food agencies of the United Nations (UN) this week made a joint call for greater investment in long-term activities that strengthen people’s resilience to drought an ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/05/2017 - 11:06

  2. UN Calls on International Community to Build Resilience, Food Security in Central America

    1 Jul 2016- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy The international community must take urgent action to build resilience to ensure food security and restore livelihoods in drought-stricken regions of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, senior Uni ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/01/2016 - 10:07

  3. SADC Puts Together Drought Response Team

    6 Jun 2016- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Secretariat has set up a team to coordinate drought relief efforts in member countries after the failed 2015-2016 rainy season. In a statement ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/06/2016 - 10:10

  4. Zimbabwe Still Needs $290 Million to Address Food Crisis Due to Drought: UN

    10 May 2016- 11:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe Some $290 million USD in funding is desperately needed to address the drought-related food crisis affecting some 4.5 million people in Zimbabwe, the United Nations warned this week. "The ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/10/2016 - 11:17

  5. UN Agencies, Partners Aid Over 65,000 Quake Victims in Ecuador

    4 May 2016- 08:54 by Local Press Report QUITO Xinhua A three-day supply of food aid has reached more than 65,000 people in Manabi and Esmeraldas provinces in Ecuador, which was hit by a 7.8-magnitude earthquake on April 16. The UN Children's Fund (UN ...

    Local Press Report - 05/04/2016 - 08:55

  6. US Announces New Funding for Drought-Affected Households in Haiti

    22 Apr 2016- 11:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti The US Embassy has announced additional funding to help Haitian households affected by the three-year-old regional drought. "The US stands steadfast with Haitian families to provide ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/22/2016 - 11:21

  7. WFP to Assist One Million Haitians

    19 Apr 2016- 09:19 by Local Press Report PORT-AU-PRINCE United Nations News Centre The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) announced yesterday it will launch an emergency operation in Haiti to assist one million people devastated by three years of p ...

    Local Press Report - 04/19/2016 - 09:19

  8. Drought Leaves 3.6 Million Haitians Food Insecure: WFP

    10 Feb 2016- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti Three years of drought, exacerbated by the El Niño weather phenomenon, have left some 3.6 million Haitians facing food insecurity, 1.5 million of them severely food insecure, according to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/10/2016 - 10:09