Syria

Syria

WFP Syria mVAM Bulletin Issue no. 60: October 2021

Post date Monday, 15 November, 2021 - 07:31
Month(s) covered 2021-10
Document Type Newsletter/Bulletin
Content Themes Response Monitoring, Early Warning, Food Security
Sources WFP

Key highlights from the report include:

  • More than half of the interviewed households (52 percent) reported poor or borderline food consumption in October 2021, representing the highest food insecurity level recorded since October 2020.
  • During the reporting period, the national average consumption rate of animal-source protein was less than twice a week (average of 1.4 times per week), representing the lowest level recorded since October 2020.
  • Overall 73 percent of surveyed households indicated that they bought food on credit, an increase of 11 percent year-on-year, marking the highest national average level recorded since January 2019.
  • In October 2021, more than a third of interviewed households (36 percent) reported facing difficulties in reaching markets, an increase of 10 percentage points year-on-year and marking the second highest level recorded since April 2020.
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