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The volume, cost and length of humanitarian assistance provision over the past ten years has grown dramatically, in large part due to the protracted nature of crises. For example, inter-agency...
Following last year’s historic Paris Agreement and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development – marking a path towards a more sustainable future – 2016 is about putting commitments into action...
In line with our commitment to regularly review the global Food Security Cluster’s (gFSC) performance, the Global Support Team conducted two surveys in February 2017: one for Food Security Cluster...
Graziano da Silva says restoring agriculture-based livelihoods is key to recovery and peace efforts in Lake Chad Basin region FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva visits a farm centre in...
IMPACT The El Niño coastal phenomenon, triggered by the increase in sea surface temperature, has caused continuous rainfall in February and March and has led to 12 departments and one...
In 2017, the humanitarian community is collectively aiming to support over 53 million people globally with lifesaving and livelihoods support through humanitarian appeals. There are thirty-four response plans involving FSC...
FAO Director-General to visit the hunger crisis areas of Nigeria and Chad – April 6-7 2017 In Northeastern Nigeria and the Lake Chad Basin, violence has driven millions from their...
FAO supported farmers look to good harvest in northeastern Nigeria Tags : NIGERIA , WESTERN AFRICA , LAKE CHAD BASIN CRISIS , HUMANITARIAN CRISIS , LIVELIHOOD KITS , CAPACITY BUILDING...
Operationalization of Multi-Purpose Cash Grants in the Food Security Sector Cash & Markets Webinar – 11 April 2-3.30 pm CEST The gFSC aims to contribute actively to ensure an equal...
Program Quality Working Group (PQWG) Accountability to Affected Populations (AAP) Webinar, 04 April 2017, 02:00-03:30 pm (CEST / GMT + 2h) Title: Sharing lessons learned on AAP for food security...
Currently, the world is faced with an unprecedented call for action at a moment in which four countries have been identified as at risk of famine, and demand for humanitarian...
South Sudan is facing an unprecedented level of humanitarian emergency with approximately 4.9 million reported being food insecure according to the latest Integrated Food Security Phase Classification. In February 2017,...
Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen are currently facing alarming levels of food insecurity. As of March 2017, nearly 25 million people are facing food crisis, emergency and catastrophe (IPC Phase...
The Global Cluster Coordinators' Group (GCCG) is pleased to invite you to the first introductory webinar of the series called: Inter-cluster Coordination: Breaking Down Silos The role of the inter-cluster...
Famine Prevention Operational Dashboard Food Security Cluster (FSC) partners have significantly scaled up life-saving emergency food assistance to drought-affected households to avert famine. The partners are concurrently investing in the...
2016 marks the end of the Strategic Plan 2015-2017 and we would like to take this occasion to thank our cluster coordinators, information management officers, partners, associates and donors for...
The humanitarian context in which the global Food Security Cluster (gFSC) and Country Clusters operated in 2016 remained challenging. The Annual Report 2016 highlights the progress made and the achievements...
The global Food Security Cluster´s (gFSC) Strategic Plan (2017-2019) was created by the gFSC partners’ and Cluster Coordinators ideas, discussions and vision about the future of Food Security Cluster Coordination...
Highlights Pledges of US$458 million for 2017 and $214 million for 2018 and beyond announced by 14 donors The conference gave voice to people affected by the conflict and crisis...
Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende announced today that Norway will provide NOK 729 million in aid to north-eastern Nigeria and the Lake Chad region in 2017. This area has...
Based on the IPC South Sudan Technical Working Group results: HOW MANY & WHEN As of January 2017, 3.8 million were estimated in Crisis (IPC Phase 3), Emergency (IPC Phase...
IPC GLOBAL ALERT on SOUTH SUDAN: LOCALIZED FAMINE AND UNPRECEDENTED LEVELS OF ACUTE MALNUTRITION IN GREATER UNITY Based on the IPC South Sudan Technical Working Group results: HOW MANY &...
The 2016 Deyr or short rains season (October to December) brought severely low levels of rainfall to the region. The rainfall deficit was particularly acute across Somalia, southern and southeastern...
This manual provides an overview of the key issues related to gender-based violence (GBV) in the context of WFP’s operations. It seeks to guide staff and partners so they can...