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
So far in 2014, Food Security and Livelihoods Cluster partners have reached around 758,400 people with food assistance across South Sudan. This includes displaced and other food- insecure communities and the over 234,000 refugees from neighbouring countries sheltering in South Sudan.
A three-month programme to distribute emergency livelihoods kits to close to 21,000 families in Central Equatoria and Jonglei states began. The kits include vegetable seeds, hand tools and equipment, and fishing gear. Veterinary inputs including vaccines, drugs and equipment were delivered to Torit.Read More
Over the past weeks and especially from 5 December, the intensification of violence and a shift to a more sectarian and communal conflict in Bangui and other major towns has further exacerbated an already dramatic humanitarian situation in the Central African Republic (CAR). As a result, there is an increasing need for an immediate scaling up of the capacity of response.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.
For more information, please visit our Philippines country page.Read More
The Global Meeting of Food Security Cluster Partners was held from 5 to 6 November 2013 in Rome, Italy.
The meeting brought together more than 60 participants and observers representing over 25 different partner agencies. The overall purpose of the meeting was to review the work of the global Food Security Cluster (gFSC) through 2013 and to identify priority areas for 2014.
The objectives of the two day meeting included: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:Read More
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