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Desert Locust News

03 Sep 2019 Desert Locust Bulletin, No. 491, August 2019
Warning Level: Threat

02 Aug 2019 Desert Locust Bulletin, No 490, July 2019
Warning Level: Threat

30 Jul 2019 OMAN, July 2019
Groups of DL have arrived to some mountainous villages. These groups moved to the summer breeding areas (IND/PAK).

29 Jul 2019 ERITREA, July 2019
There is probability of migration of locust towards Eritrea.

25 Jul 2019 FAO warning of locust outbreak
FAO warns of Desert Locust outbreaks in Yemen and the Horn of Africa

04 Jul 2019 Desert Locust Bulletin, No. 489, June 2019
Warning Level: Threat

06 Jun 2019 Desert Locust Bulletin, No. 488, May 2019
Warning Level: Threat

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Recent Events

High-Level Emergency Consultative meeting for Undersecretaries of Agriculture of CRC member countries
"11 Jul 2019"
The Secretarait of the Commission for Controlling the Desert Locust in the Central Region (CRC), will organise a High-Level Eme ... Details

CRC/SWAC DLIO Regional Workshop
"24 Jun 2019"
The Regional Workshop of Desert Locust Information Officers, from the Central and Eastern Regions, will takeplace in Addis Ababa, ... Details

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