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The Sahel region faces an exceptional crisis with the worst humanitarian needs in years requiring an urgent scale-up of emergency response. Millions of people in Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania,...
FAO assesses that globally 39 countries are in need of external assistance for food. Persisting conflicts continue to be the dominant factor driving the high levels of severe food insecurity...
Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA): the IASC 6 core PSEA principles translated into 100 languages Preventing sexual exploitation and abuse in the humanitarian sector starts with ensuring everyone...
The Security Council, Recalling all relevant Security Council resolutions, including resolutions 1296 (2000), 1894 (2009), 2175 (2014), and 2286 (2016) and its Presidential Statement of 9 August 2017 (S/PRST/2017/14), Deeply...
In March 2018, seven concentrations in CAR were classified in Emergency (IPC Phase 4)and ten prefectures and two concentrations were classified in Crisis (IPC Phase 3). During the lean season,...
CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST - VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT: 180545 Information Management Officer Job Posting: 03/May/2018 Closure Date: 17/May/2018, 11:59:00 PM Organizational Unit: TCE Type of Requisition: Consultant / PSA (Personal...
CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST - VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT: 180543 Food Security Cluster Coordinator Job Posting: 03/May/2018 Closure Date: 24/May/2018, 11:59:00 PM Organizational Unit: TCE Type of Requisition: Consultant / PSA...
2017 marks the first year of the Strategic Plan 2017-2019 and we would like to take this occasion to thank our cluster coordinators, information management officers, partners, associates and donors...
At the Humanitarian Conference on the Democratic Republic of Congo on 13 April 2018, international donors announced US$528 million to support the delivery of urgently needed humanitarian aid to millions...
The Article, published in the World Food Programme's Insights, describes how the Food Security Sector is helping Rohingya refugees and local communities as the monsoon season looms. On 16 March...
En phase courante (mars à mai 2018) : Environ 387 334 personnes dont 375 694 en phase crise et 11 640 en phase urgence, soit environ 2,05% de la population...
Comme l’ont montré les récentes analyses, la note de plaidoyer de janvier 2018 (cluster SA + PAM + groupe d’ONG), et le dernier atelier du Cadre Harmonisé (novembre 2017), la...
The Humanitarian Coordinator for South Sudan, Alain Noudehou, today called for urgent action to avert a worsening food crisis in the country. Over 7 million people - almost two-thirds of...
Below average rainfall in 2017 to early 2018 has resulted in drought conditions having a negative impact on crops and on the regeneration of pastures in the Sahel region, in...
Malgré les efforts fournis par la population et les partenaires humanitaires, l’insécurité alimentaire reste préoccupante Le cluster sécurité alimentaire a besoin des financements conséquents pour apporter une réponse appropriée USD...
If the current drivers of food insecurity worsen through the end of 2018, and in the absence of humanitarian assistance, there is a heightened risk of Famine in areas where...
In 2018, the humanitarian community is collectively targeting 70.1 million people globally with both lifesaving and livelihoods food security assistance. There are thirty nine consolidated response plans involving FSC partners...
Globally, WFP and FAO co-lead some thirty food security coordination entities, managing the relationship with hundreds of national and international organisations, including the ICRC movements to ensure the most effective,...
The course is aimed at providing basic knowledge about the role and functions of the Food Security Cluster, both at global and national level. It is also aimed at building...
From the Rohingya to South Sudan, hurricanes to famine, 2017 was full of disasters and crises. But 2018 is shaping up to be even worse. Here’s why. The UN has...
Strong cereal harvests are keeping global food supplies buoyant, but localised drought, flooding and protracted conflicts have intensified and perpetuated food insecurity, according to the new edition of FAO's Crop...
In the second half of 2017, the food security condition of many Somalis improved in many locations supported by large-scale humanitarian efforts and deteriorated elsewhere. We must sustain these fragile...
The food security situation continues to be hampered and deteriorating due to prolonged conflict, displacement, humanitarian access constraints, climatic shocks and macro-economic instability. As for October to December 2017, the...