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The Food Security Cluster

The Food Security Cluster is about enhancing cooperation and partnerships. The FSC works directly with its partners and stakeholders that include international NGOs, the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, other cluster lead agencies, UN organizations, Governments and Donors. Read More

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Wed, 2014-10-29 14:13

The purpose of the Global Meeting of Food Security Cluster Partners is to review the work of the gFSC during the second half of 2014 and to identify/ reaffirm priority areas for 2015-16, as well as to discuss strategically relevant food security topics. A detailed agenda for the meeting is enclosed.

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Thu, 2014-10-16 15:51

The past six months have witnessed an unprecedented Ebola outbreak that has affected five countries in West Africa and threatens to compromise the social, political and economic fabric of the sub-Saharan African region, while also impacting the food security situation.

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Wed, 2014-05-28 15:26

The short animation explains what the Food Security Cluster is about: coordinating the food security response during a humanitarian crisis.

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Fri, 2014-08-29 11:17

The Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) Working Group has recently approved the revised guidance for the main steps of the Humanitarian Programme Cycle in 2015: the Humanitarian Needs Overview (HNO) and the Strategic Response Plan (SRP).

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Thu, 2014-07-24 15:51

The Food Security Cluster in Iraq is working closely with the established national and refugee coordination mechanisms to ensure coherent, coordinated and integrated humanitarian responses driven by the food security needs of affected populations, assessed in consultation with them in response to the recent escalation.

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Information Stream

ACAPS is dedicated to improving the assessment of humanitarian needs in complex emergencies and crises.

Minutes from the Cluster Meeting from November 13, 2014

  1. Approval of last meeting minute (20.10.14)
  2. FSC structure and projected outlook (David Doolan/Claire Conan)
    • Introduction to Feroz Ahmed (Acting FSC Coordinator)
    • IMO Recruitment
    • What do we want the FSC to look like in 2 years from now?