1. Full-scale locust invasion if timely action not taken, warns FAO  DAWN.com
  2. Fresh swarms of locust to reach Pakistan next month, warns FAO  The News International
  3. MP battles with swarms of desert locusts heading towards Maharashtra  Hindustan Times
  4. Locust attack may ultimately threaten food security  DAWN.com
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A very preliminary estimate for a worst-case scenario foresees about 34,000 households affected by the infestation.A very preliminary estimate for a worst-case scenario foresees about 34,000 households affected by the infestation.

Full-scale locust invasion if timely action not taken, warns FAO - Pakistan - DAWN.COM

ROME: The desert locust invasion, which poses a significant threat to the livelihoods and food security, is expected to move from East Africa to India and Pakistan next month and could be...ROME: The desert locust invasion, which poses a significant threat to the livelihoods and food security, is expected to move from East Africa to India and Pakistan next month and could be...

Fresh swarms of locust to reach Pakistan next month, warns FAO

The locusts have to be prevented from breeding otherwise they will pose a threat to the kharif crop, said an expert.The locusts have to be prevented from breeding otherwise they will pose a threat to the kharif crop, said an expert.

MP battles with swarms of desert locusts heading towards Maharashtra - india news - Hindustan Times

“Frightening photo for this... plus the author is "senior locust forecaster at the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization" --> World must protect India and Pakistan from threat of locust swarms https://t.co/X3rRGfXCZi”

Josh Spero on Twitter: "Frightening photo for this... plus the author is "senior locust forecaster at the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization" --> World must protect India and Pakistan from threat of locust swarms https://t.co/X3rRGfXCZi"

“(THREAD) Sorry to be the bearer of (more) bad news, but due in part to a giant desert locust infestation, the @FAO is predicting that 25 million East Africans will go hungry later this year. I wrote about why for @NatGeo https://t.co/d19NgmK1ON”

Haley Cohen Gilliland on Twitter: "(THREAD) Sorry to be the bearer of (more) bad news, but due in part to a giant desert locust infestation, the @FAO is predicting that 25 million East Africans will go hungry later this year. I wrote about why for @NatGeo https://t.co/d19NgmK1ON"

In addition to the coronavirus pandemic, a new challenge is facing South and South West Asia regions this year in the form of desert locusts. India has taken the initiative of developing regional cooperation in controlling desert locust that seems to be threatening agriculture in it along with Pakistan and Iran. Also read: Amid COVID-19 outbreak, Pakistan government prepares to tackle locust crisisIn addition to the coronavirus pandemic, a new challenge is facing South and South West Asia regions this year in the form of desert locusts. India has taken the initiative of developing regional cooperation in controlling desert locust that seems to be threatening agriculture in it along with Pakistan and Iran. Also read: Amid COVID-19 outbreak, Pakistan government prepares to tackle locust crisis

Now, new challenge facing South Asia in form of locusts, South Asia News | wionews.com

English News and Press Release on Kenya and 20 other countries about Agriculture, Contributions, IDPs, Epidemic, Insect Infestation and more; published on 21 May 2020 by OCHAEnglish News and Press Release on Kenya and 20 other countries about Agriculture, Contributions, IDPs, Epidemic, Insect Infestation and more; published on 21 May 2020 by OCHA

Under-Secretary-General and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Mr. Mark Lowcock Remarks – FAO virtual briefing on Desert Locust Upsurge and launch of revised appeal - Kenya | ReliefWeb

English News and Press Release on Kenya and 13 other countries about Agriculture and Insect Infestation; published on 21 May 2020 by FAOEnglish News and Press Release on Kenya and 13 other countries about Agriculture and Insect Infestation; published on 21 May 2020 by FAO

Desert Locust situation update - 21 May 2020 - Kenya | ReliefWeb

Barely a day into the receipt of a Ksh.106.9 billion budget loan, Kenya has received an additional Ksh.4.6 billion to address the locust invasion.Barely a day into the receipt of a Ksh.106.9 billion budget loan, Kenya has received an additional Ksh.4.6 billion to address the locust invasion.

Kenya receives another Ksh.4.6B loan from World Bank for locust invasion response - Citizentv.co.ke

English News and Press Release on Kenya and 10 other countries about Agriculture, Food and Nutrition and Insect Infestation; published on 20 May 2020 by FAOEnglish News and Press Release on Kenya and 10 other countries about Agriculture, Food and Nutrition and Insect Infestation; published on 20 May 2020 by FAO

Briefing on revised FAO Desert Locust Appeal amid new threat to Southwest Asia and Africa’s Sahel region - Kenya | ReliefWeb

Desert locusts are the most migratory pests and pose the biggest risk to croplands.Desert locusts are the most migratory pests and pose the biggest risk to croplands.

Protecting food security against locust invasion - Business Daily

In a webinar with local educational agencies on Thursday, California education officials discussed possible changes to the upcoming school semester during the ongoing health crisis. "I want to acknowledge that this is tough. There is no playbook provided for how to do this," said CA Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond. "That means that we are all in this together. Figuring out questions and answering questions together.In a webinar with local educational agencies on Thursday, California education officials discussed possible changes to the upcoming school semester during the ongoing health crisis. "I want to acknowledge that this is tough. There is no playbook provided for how to do this," said CA Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond. "That means that we are all in this together. Figuring out questions and answering questions together.

State education leaders say next school year will be much different; considering options | KRCR

State education leaders say next school year will be much different; considering options

A statewide initiative is underway to test all nursing home residents and staff for COVID-19. Governor Asa Hutchinson delivered the directive during Tuesday's coronavirus press briefing. Up to 50,000 tests will be needed to cover everyone at long-term care facilities throughout Arkansas. Rachel Bunch, executive director of the Arkansas Health Care Association, says morale remains high over two months into the pandemic. A statewide initiative is underway to test all nursing home residents and staff for COVID-19. Governor Asa Hutchinson delivered the directive during Tuesday's coronavirus press briefing. Up to 50,000 tests will be needed to cover everyone at long-term care facilities throughout Arkansas. Rachel Bunch, executive director of the Arkansas Health Care Association, says morale remains high over two months into the pandemic.

All nursing home residents and staff to be tested for COVID-19 by end of June | KATV

All nursing home residents and staff to be tested for COVID-19 by end of June