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IPC GLOBAL ALERT on SOUTH SUDAN: LOCALIZED FAMINE AND UNPRECEDENTED LEVELS OF ACUTE MALNUTRITION IN GREATER UNITY Based on the IPC South Sudan Technical Working Group results: HOW MANY &...
The 2016 Deyr or short rains season (October to December) brought severely low levels of rainfall to the region. The rainfall deficit was particularly acute across Somalia, southern and southeastern...
This manual provides an overview of the key issues related to gender-based violence (GBV) in the context of WFP’s operations. It seeks to guide staff and partners so they can...
Background: The Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) is a global, multi-partner innovative initiative to facilitate decision-making with improved food security analysis. The IPC is set of tools and protocols...
The eleventh Global Partners’ Meeting of the global Food Security Cluster (gFSC) was held at WFP Headquarters on 29 and 30 November 2016 in Rome, Italy. The meeting brought together...
The Cash Transfer Briefing Package for Food Security Cluster Coordinators is now available on the gFSC Cash & Markets Working Group webpage.
The latest version of the gFSC newsletter is out. Check out country updates from the IASC L3 emergencies, further humanitarian crises and ongoing activities and events.
In 2016, FAO’s emergency programmes reached more than 20 million people in over 70 crisis-affected countries. Building resilient agricultural livelihoods is at the heart of our work. By investing in...
The Protection Mainstreaming Video, an initiative by the Syria Protection Cluster, is now available on the GPC Community of Practice with Arabic subtitles. To view the video, please click here
The FAO/GIEWS Country Cereal Balance System (CCBS) is a database of annual supply and utilization balances for main cereals, covering all countries of the world. It has been maintained by...
DanChurchAid (DCA) is looking for a strategic and operationally experienced programme manager to lead our humanitarian and development programs in South Sudan. The position is based in DCA’s South Sudan...
The global Food Security Cluster organizes its first Cluster Coordinator Training in French. The training will be held from 13 to 17 December in Dakar, Senegal. The aim is to...
In the Sahel, extreme poverty, climate change, armed conflict and insecurity continue to threaten the lives of millions already living on the brink. These interdependent drivers are behind the staggering...
Cash in the City: Addressing food security needs in urban crises Organisation: ALNAP Location: Date: 08 December 2016 Time: 2 to 3:30pm (GMT) The humanitarian world has made a significant...
The UN and partners launched today the Global Humanitarian Overview 2017, a consolidated appeal to support people affected by disaster and conflict around the world. A record US$22.2 billion is...
How can humanitarian actors obtain accurate information in crises where access to affected populations is limited? In contexts where humanitarian organisations and communities are exposed to high levels of insecurity,...
The Global Support Team would like to thank the global partners for their participation in the Global Partners Meeting on 29/30 November 2016! We would very much appreciate your feedback...
The gFSC and the IPC team partnered to hold an IPC Level 1 training workshop for Food Security Cluster Coordinators from 05 to 08 December in Rome. The IPC is...
12 December 2016 9am EST/2pm Dakar/3pm Rome/5pm Nairobi Exploring Key Questions: Women’s Participation: How can we engage more women when conducting surveys via mobile phone? How can qualitative research help...
Humanitarian Coordinators (HCs) and Humanitarian Country Teams (HCTs) are responsible for ensuring that protection is central in humanitarian action. This expectation is reflected in the IASC Principals Statement on the...
The Global Food Security Cluster announces its bi-annual Meeting of Global Food Security Cluster Partners from 29-30 November 2016 at the WFP HQ in Rome, Italy. We look forward to...
Since 2014 the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission produced an annual report on food insecurity hotspots to allow informed based decisions on food crisis allocations at global level...
FAO is pleased to launch a new and revamped FAOSTAT web site, making the world's most comprehensive statistical database on food, agriculture, fisheries, forestry, natural resources management and nutrition even...
Job Title: Food Security Cluster National Co-Coordinator (Full-time) Place of Work: Erbil, Iraq Duration: 6 months Reports to: ACF Iraq Country Director with functional link to ACF’s Deputy Country Director;...