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Globally, WFP and FAO co-lead some thirty food security coordination entities, managing the relationship with hundreds of national and international organisations, including the ICRC movements to ensure the most effective,...
From the Rohingya to South Sudan, hurricanes to famine, 2017 was full of disasters and crises. But 2018 is shaping up to be even worse. Here’s why. The UN has...
Strong cereal harvests are keeping global food supplies buoyant, but localised drought, flooding and protracted conflicts have intensified and perpetuated food insecurity, according to the new edition of FAO's Crop...
In the second half of 2017, the food security condition of many Somalis improved in many locations supported by large-scale humanitarian efforts and deteriorated elsewhere. We must sustain these fragile...
The food security situation continues to be hampered and deteriorating due to prolonged conflict, displacement, humanitarian access constraints, climatic shocks and macro-economic instability. As for October to December 2017, the...
As of 1 October 2017, more than 809,000 Rohingyas are estimated to be sheltering in Bangladesh, having fled violence and persecution in Myanmar. Violence which began on 25 August has...
After steadily declining for over a decade, global hunger is on the rise again, affecting 815 million people in 2016, or 11 per cent of the global population, says a...
World Food Programme Report Launch SEP 19, 2017 - 12:15 PM TO 01:45 PM EDT Speakers: Steven Were Omamo , Deputy Director of Policy and Programme and Coordinator of Food...
With 3.1 million people facing crisis and emergency, acute food insecurity persists in Somalia Acute malnutrition Increases and risk of Famine continues August 31, 2017, Mogadishu/Washington – An estimated 3.1...
Around 1.4 million inhabitants of the Kasaï Region have been escaping violence and humiliation since the beginning of the crisis in August 2016. People living in the five provinces that...
From 19-23 June 2017, the gFSC carried out a Food Security Cluster Information Management Officer training in Lake Bracciano, Italy. The training included some 25 participants from various organisations, including...
Collecting primary data on households’ food security can be challenging, time-consuming and costly ‒ particularly in areas with limited humanitarian access. Remote data collection is a flexible and efficient way...
Organizational Setting The FAO Representation in Yemen is responsible for leading FAO's response to country priorities for food security, agriculture and rural development through the identification, planning and implementation of...
KORE , the Knowledge sharing platform on resilience, is pleased to launch its 2017 webinar series and invite you on Friday 28 April for the presentation of the 2017 Global...
WHEN: 26 APRIL 2017 9.00 - 17.30 WHERE: WFP AUDITORIUM HQ, ROME Review of Inter-Cluster Operational Responses in South Sudan, Somalia, Yemen, and Nigeria and the Development of an Integrated...
The volume, cost and length of humanitarian assistance provision over the past ten years has grown dramatically, in large part due to the protracted nature of crises. For example, inter-agency...
Following last year’s historic Paris Agreement and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development – marking a path towards a more sustainable future – 2016 is about putting commitments into action...
In line with our commitment to regularly review the global Food Security Cluster’s (gFSC) performance, the Global Support Team conducted two surveys in February 2017: one for Food Security Cluster...
IMPACT The El Niño coastal phenomenon, triggered by the increase in sea surface temperature, has caused continuous rainfall in February and March and has led to 12 departments and one...
In 2017, the humanitarian community is collectively aiming to support over 53 million people globally with lifesaving and livelihoods support through humanitarian appeals. There are thirty-four response plans involving FSC...