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The Humanitarian Coordinator for South Sudan, Alain Noudehou, today called for urgent action to avert a worsening food crisis in the country. Over 7 million people - almost two-thirds of...
Below average rainfall in 2017 to early 2018 has resulted in drought conditions having a negative impact on crops and on the regeneration of pastures in the Sahel region, in...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen are currently facing alarming levels of food insecurity. As of March 2017, nearly 25 million people are facing food crisis, emergency and catastrophe (IPC Phase...
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 &...
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 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...
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;...
HAITI Évaluation rapide de la situation alimentaire suite à l’ouragan Matthew, 7 - 10 octobre 2016
This report is produced by OCHA Haiti in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It was issued by OCHA Haiti and covers the period of 15-17 October 2016. The next report will...
After cutting a deadly swath across the Caribbean region, Hurricane Matthew, a Category 4 storm with sustained winds of 235 km/h, violently struck south-western Haiti on 4 October causing widespread...
We are pleased to inform you that Thursday 13 October FAO will host the launch of the Right to Food and Nutrition Watch 2016 produced by Watch Consortium to monitor...