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A global economic crisis, continuous conflicts and climate shocks are driving an unprecedented food crisis. Yet, funding is not keeping up with the growing needs , forcing humanitarian operations to...
Global hunger is at record levels and rising, according to the latest figures from the UN. Up to 828 million people went hungry in 2021, the ‘ State of Food...
A global food crisis fuelled by conflict, climate shocks and the COVID-19 pandemic is growing because of the ripple effects of the war in Ukraine driving rising prices of food,...
UN and NGO partners raise the alarm: Over 30 million Sahelians, most of whom are women and children, require life-saving assistance and protection, an increase of almost two million from...
Humanitarian needs are increasing rapidly, globally, across many countries, from limited access to food, safe water, health, and nutrition services that have a direct effect on livelihoods. To prevent further...
The following statement is a joint alert by meteorological agencies and humanitarian partners. 30 May, 2022; Nairobi, Kenya: The current extreme, widespread, and persistent multi-season drought affecting Somalia, the arid...
What’s the connection between food safety and food security? Food security means having regular access to enough safe and nutritious food to lead an active and healthy life. That makes...
An estimated 8.3 million (8M South Sudanese, 0.3M refugees) people are expected to experience severe food insecurity by the depth of the lean season (May – July) 2022
The gFSC organized a special Global Partners’ Meeting on Ukraine crisis and its repercussions on major food crisis at global level. gFSC members and FSC teams in countries are already...
Snapshot Worsening drought is putting some areas across Somalia at risk of Famine through June 2022 if the current April to June Gu season rains fail, food prices continue to...
World Food Programme, FAO and UNICEF issue join forces to sound alarm - as WFP calls for US$1.97 billion to save lives. Thirty-one thousand people are facing famine-like conditions in...
Snapshot A projection update analysis was conducted in Haiti in February 2022 to update the IPC Acute Food Insecurity projection originally released in September 2021, on the basis that new...
Overview The acute food insecurity and malnutrition situation in Yemen has deteriorated further in 2022, with 17.4 million people (IPC Phase 3 and above) in need of assistance as of...
The conflict in Ukraine has plunged global food and energy markets into turmoil, raising high food prices even further. These increases, once passed on to domestic markets, will limit people’s...
The Food Security Cluster joins the celebrations for the International Women' s Day: focusing on women's empowerment to achieve food and nutrition security. Advancing gender equality in the context of...
Crisis overview The security situation in Ukraine deteriorated rapidly following the launch of a Russian Federation military offensive on 24 February 2022. The armed violence escalated in at least eight...
Even before the recent events that “convulsed the world” last week, the UN Emergency Relief Coordinator reminded that an eight-year-long conflict in Eastern Ukraine had already level three million people...
In late January 2022, Tropical Storm Ana passed through many districts in southern Malawi, leaving devastation and destruction in its wake. In the aftermath of the storm, over 990,000 people...
Executive Summary The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) warn that acute food insecurity is likely to deteriorate further in 20...
HIGHLIGHTS • Tropical Cyclone Batsirai made landfall in Madagascar, just north of the city of Mananjary, in Vatovavy region, on Saturday, 5 February, as an Intense Tropical Cyclone (Category 3...
Address urgent needs and prevent further deterioration Mali is facing an unprecedented food crisis, exceeding the last peak in 2013/2014 at the beginning of the crisis. From October to December...
The World Food Programme needs urgent funding to boost operations as 8.7 million people face famine “This is a race against time – I am worried we might not be...
HIGHLIGHTS Tropical storm Ana affected 126,198 people, injured 210 people, and killed at least 21 people, mostly in Zambezia, Nampula, and Tete provinces. Serious concerns persist about the impact of...