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Food Security in the wake of Cyclone Pam is without a doubt one of the most serious concerns facing the people of Vanuatu in the coming days, weeks, and years...
The next semi-annual Meeting of global Food Security Cluster Partners is organised at FAO in Rome, Italy, on 13-14 May 2015 to strengthen the linkages between Global Partners by jointly...
PORT VILA – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is supporting the Government of Vanuatu’s food distributions in priority areas to feed survivors of Tropical Cyclone Pam in Vanuatu...
Tropical Cyclone Pam made landfall on Friday the 13th of March near the islands of Vanuatu with sustained wind speeds of 270 km/h. Initial estimates of humanitarian impact suggest large...
Strengthening Urban Food Security Analysis in Humanitarian Crises The word is urbanizing rapidly. By 2030 the urban population is predicted to exceed five billion people, and eighty percent of them...
The Food Security Cluster in Ukraine was established on 23 December 2014 to coordinate the assistance to the most vulnerable people affected by the crisis. Building on the achievements and...
The global Food Security Cluster (gFSC) Annual Report presents the achievements of gFSC against its work plan in 2014 and provides evidence on gFSC’s contribution to increasing aid effectiveness in...
CARE USA, recruiting on behalf of CARE International, is seeking experienced and motivated people to join its Food Security and Nutrition emergency response roster. As part of the emergency response...
The gFSC strategic direction for 2015-16 is building on achievements since 2011 and is informed by the 2014 Joint WFP/FAO Evaluation of the Food Security Cluster System . gFSC will...
On 21 November, 2014, the Humanitarian Country Team chaired by UNRC/HC approved the creation of a Food Security Sector co-led by FAO and WFP in Yangon, Myanmar. Since August 2011,...
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...
The purpose of the Global Meeting of Food Security Cluster Partners is to review the work of the gFSC during the second half of 2014 and to identify/ reaffirm priority...
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...
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. We...
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 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...
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...
When an emergency strikes, among the responsibilities of a country-level Food Security Cluster is to coordinate partner responses to ensure that planning and implementation of food security responses avoid gaps...
When a humanitarian crisis hits, the Food Security Cluster (FSC) coordinates the food security response, addressing issues of food availability, access and utilization. In 2013, the FSC responded to several...
Profile: Area (North Kivu, South Kivu and Maniema provinces) Cluster Coordinator , Duty station: Goma, DRC Title: Consultant (Grade to be determined) , Duration: 11 months Date of publication: 26...
Background To ensure that Food Security Cluster Coordinators have a better understanding of the roles and responsibilities of country food security clusters and coordinators in particular in response to an...
The agricultural campaign, planned under the auspices of the Food Security Cluster, has been launched in the Central African Republic to support crisis-hit farming families with seeds and tools distribution...
The 6th bi-annual Global Food Security Cluster Partners' Meeting, held 7-8 May in Rome, generated very fruitful discussions on a range of issues such as the importance of key cross-cutting...
The first Global Coordinator of the Food Security Cluster, Graham Farmer, retired on 31 March. The global Food Security Cluster thanks Graham for his time here -- he has been...
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...