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
In response to the devastating impact of Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda), the Government of the Republic of the Philippines welcomed international assistance on 9 November, 2013. The clusters, including the Food Security and Agriculture Cluster, were activated on 9 November.
As of 6 December, 2013 (OCHA Situation Report No. 21):Read More
ELRHA is an organisation dedicated to supporting partnerships between academic and humanitarian communities around the world.
Yesterday ELRHA launched a new Rapid Response Grants Facility to help address the lack of evidence on public health interventions in humanitarian crises by enabling research to take place in the acute phase of an emergency.Read More
The global Food Security Cluster (gFSC) meeting of partners was held on 5 and 6 November 2013 at the Food and Agriculture Organization in Rome, Italy. The meeting brought together more than 50 participants and observers representing approximately 43 different partner agencies. The meeting was facilitated by a variety of partners who guided specific sessions based on their technical knowledge and area of expertise.Read More
The global Food Security Cluster (gFSC) meeting of partners was held from 17 to 18 April 2013 in Rome, Italy. The meeting brought together more than 60 participants and observers representing approximately 49 different partner agencies. The meeting was facilitated by a variety of partners who guided specific sessions based on their technical knowledge and area of expertise.
The overall purpose of the meeting was to review the work of the gFSC throughout 2013 and to identify the strategic direction for 2013-2015. The specific objectives of the two day meeting were to:Read More
The Vision of the global Food Security Cluster is that “Food security needs for individuals and communities in humanitarian crises are met.”
The Vision is supported by a Mission Statement “To ensure improved, coordination of preparedness, response and recovery actions at national and global levels.”
The gFSC aim is to strengthen food security responses in crisis situations, mainstream early recovery approaches and enhance national capacity to: