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United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced today the appointments of Mary Robinson of Ireland and Macharia Kamau of Kenya as his Special Envoys on El Niño and Climate. These appointments...
From WFP VAM: We are very pleased to announce the launch of the WFP-VAM Data Visualization Platform for monitoring the performance of the agricultural seasons. This system allows users to...
The gFSC and WFP VAM will present the Adapting to an Urban World project tools and findings in a WHS side event. Please join us in Istanbul on May 24...
Be part of a vital conversation at the World Humanitarian Summit about how to end world hunger in 15 years with some of the most influential and innovative thinkers in...
Summary report from the 17 March 2016 El Niño event held in Rome, jointly organised by WFP, FAO, OCHA, and IFAD, with substantial support from the gFSC.
Myanmar: In flood-affected rural areas, poorest people face highest food insecurity risk Livestock and fisheries sectors yet to recover from severe damage 17 March 2016, Yangon – More than seven...
Overview of El Niño Food Security Cluster Partner Preparedness & Response activities, as of 15 March 2016. The information indicated on this map is based on partners’ input, indicating where...
With the title ‘One Humanity: Shared responsibility’, the Secretary-General called on world leaders and on all concerned citizens to renew our commitment to humanity and inspire the global leadership and...
Learning from the past and preparing for the future is the only way to remain fit-for-purpose. The global Food Security Cluster (gFSC) Annual Report highlights a number of progresses and...
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The HNO/HRP 2016 calendar was unified for all countries with the launch of all appeals in December 2015. Country-level Food Security Clusters have been working with partners to analyse the...
The biannual meeting of global Food Security Cluster Partners was held at the UN World Food Programme (WFP), in Rome, Italy from 2-3 December 2015. The purpose of the meeting...
The gFSC has introduced a global dashboard to provide a quick snapshot of the country-level Food Security Clusters around the world. The updated dashboard shows that as of October 2015,...
The semi-annual Meeting of global Food Security Partners is organised to strengthen the linkages between Global Partners by jointly reviewing common issues faced in food security coordination. The next meeting...
The biannual meeting of global Food Security Cluster Partners was held on 13-14 May 2015 at the headquarters of the Food and Agriculture Organization in Rome Italy. The purpose of...
The first-ever Food Security Country Cluster Coordinator Retreat was organised in Rome on 28-30 July 2015. The event brought together 28 coordinators, NGO co-coordinators and regional bureaux focal points as...
As part of the "Adapting to an Urban World", gFSC/WFP joint project on urban assessments , two new studies have been recently produced. 1. Tracking the Development of Urban Food...
The gFSC has introduced a global dashboard to provide a quick snapshot of the country-level Food Security Clusters around the world. The updated dasboard shows that as of June 2015,...
Food Security in the wake of Cyclone Pam is without a doubt one of the most serious concerns facing the people of Vanuatu in the coming days, weeks, and years...
The next semi-annual Meeting of global Food Security Cluster Partners is organised at FAO in Rome, Italy, on 13-14 May 2015 to strengthen the linkages between Global Partners by jointly...
PORT VILA – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is supporting the Government of Vanuatu’s food distributions in priority areas to feed survivors of Tropical Cyclone Pam in Vanuatu...
Tropical Cyclone Pam made landfall on Friday the 13th of March near the islands of Vanuatu with sustained wind speeds of 270 km/h. Initial estimates of humanitarian impact suggest large...
Strengthening Urban Food Security Analysis in Humanitarian Crises The word is urbanizing rapidly. By 2030 the urban population is predicted to exceed five billion people, and eighty percent of them...
The Food Security Cluster in Ukraine was established on 23 December 2014 to coordinate the assistance to the most vulnerable people affected by the crisis. Building on the achievements and...