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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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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, 2014-09-24 13:20

The gFSC is hosting the next Food Security Cluster Information Management (IM) Tool Training at FAO Headquarters in Rome, Italy from Tuesday, 9 December until Friday, 12 December 2014.

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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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Wed, 2014-07-30 10:47

The Food Security Sector in the occupied Palestinian territory, created in December 2012, brings together UN and non-UN humanitarian organizations on an equal footing. The Sector is coordinating the food security activities in response to the recent escalation in Gaza.

Find the latest updates from the oPt Food Security Sector here.

(Photo: UN OCHA)

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Information Stream

  1. Approval of last meeting minute (03.09.14)
  2. Introduction to Mr. David Doolan and Ms. Claire Conan
  3. Follow Up on Flood Response
    • 4W, what are challenges?
    • Standardization of Packages (e.g. Cash)
    • Follow up on joint response plan

The WFP Seasonal Monitor examines satellite imagery of rainfall and vegetation in order to assess the development of the growing season and how such conditions might impact the lives and livelihoods of the resident populations. Real time satellite data streams and seasonal forecasts are analyzed