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).
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
Many thanks for all who participated in the seventh Global Meeting of the Food Security Cluster Partners on 27-28 November at WFP in Rome. Please find enclosed the final Meeting Report.
The purpose of the Meeting was 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.Read More
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.Read More
The short animation explains what the Food Security Cluster is about: coordinating the food security response during a humanitarian crisis.Read More
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.Read More
Purpose: This process clarifies funding for in-country clusters.
- Clear procedures are established to avoid communication gaps and ensuring all appropriate parties are in involved
Purpose: This process clarifies how to work with in-country clusters
Purpose: This procedure seeks to ensure that staff deployed follow the necessary steps to ensure that the support mission is carefully planned, successfully implemented and follows the established reporting produces including recommendations that are the result of a wide consulta
This procedure seeks to ensure that those responsible for the leadership and management of the country-level FSC provide the main deliverables expected from the Country-level FSC, mainly during the first days/weeks of a humanitarian crisis.
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