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16 Jan 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

520,000 # of children affected out of
2,000,000 # of people affected

600,000 # hectares of damaged crops
1,750,000 # people with lost incomes

52 (18 most affected) # provinces affected out of 64

Government-One UN Joint Emergency Response Plan 2016
US$48.5 million

UNICEF funds received:
US$4 million

Highlights

16 Jan 2017 description

Highlights

  • Following a request from the Ministry of Education, WFP is supporting the School Lunch Programme for Full Day Classes which will be piloted in January 2017 in three selected schools in Angkor Thom district, Siem Reap province.

Operational Updates

12 Jan 2017 description

Introduction

The Lessons Learned Portal Project is a recommendation by participants of the February 2015 Expert Forum in Antalya, Turkey, a gathering of more than 90 participants that focused on “Lessons Learned about Lessons Learned about Hydro-meteorological Disaster Risk Reduction in a Changing Climate.”

05 Jan 2017 description
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Screenshot of the interactive content as of 05 Jan 2017.

This website allows you to explore how different scenarios of global greenhouse gas emissions and adaptation to climate change could change the geography of food insecurity in developing and least-developed countries. By altering the levels of future global greenhouse gas emissions and/or the levels of adaptation, you can see how vulnerability to food insecurity changes over time, and compare and contrast these different future scenarios with each other and the present day.

31 Dec 2016 description

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Cereal production declined in 2016

  • Rice exports forecast to increase in 2017

  • Domestic prices of rice increased in November

Cereal production declined in 2016

28 Dec 2016 description

Highlights

  • Food distribution took place under the School Meals Programme during the first week of November for the new school year 2016/2017.

Operational Updates

26 Dec 2016 description
report Viet Nam News

HCM CITY – The Institute for Nanotechnology-Việt Nam National University HCM City said yesterday that it has made a system to automatically monitor salinity in rivers in the Mekong Delta and set off an alarm if the level is too high.

The system integrates a specialised probe to monitor and warn in case of high salinity for famers and aquaculturists to take preventive measures.

It continuously monitors the water salinity and temperature.

23 Dec 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

520,000 # of children affected
out of 2,000,000 # of people affected

600,000 # hectares of damaged crops
1,750,000 # people with lost incomes

52 (18 most affected) # provinces affected out of 64

Government-One UN Joint Emergency Response Plan 2016 US$48.5 million
UNICEF funds received: US$4 million

Highlights

22 Dec 2016 description

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Favourable start of 2017 main cropping season

  • Cereal production in 2016 declined for second consecutive year due to dry weather conditions

  • Cereal import requirements in 2016/17 forecast to increase over previous year’s already high level

  • Acute localized food insecurity persists

Favourable start of 2017 main cropping season

21 Dec 2016 description

Climate-related natural disaster shocks are expected to rise as the earth is getting warmer, which will adversely affect growth prospects globally.

21 Dec 2016 description

Opportunities for expanding successful technical and policy interventions towards achieving more rapid and sustainable development of the agriculture sector in Myanmar’s Dry Zone were highlighted at a dialogue here this week, participated by national and provincial policy makers, academics, civil society representatives, private sector experts and development practitioners.

19 Dec 2016 description
report Viet Nam News

CÀ MAU — Natural disasters have cost the northern province of Cà Mau VNĐ1.427 trillion (US$63 million) this year, according to the provincial People’s Committee.

As much as 99 per cent of the loss Cà Mau incurred was on account of drought and saltwater intrusion, the committee stated in a report released this week.

Natural disasters damaged 53,000 hectares of paddy fields and 158,000 hectares of aquaculture land, Lâm Văn Bi, vice chairman of the committee, said. It caused landslides and subsidence on 112km of roads and 4,700m of riparian areas.

13 Dec 2016 description

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Increased rains boost prospects for 2016 main season rice output

  • Rice exports in 2016 forecast above last year’s level

  • Rice prices increased seasonally in October

  • Large numbers of people affected by the lingering effects of prolonged drought in 2015 and 2016

Increased rains boost prospects for 2016 main season rice production

12 Dec 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

520,000 # of children affected
out of 2,000,000 # of people affected

600,000 # hectares of damaged crops
1,750,000 # people with lost incomes

52 (18 most affected) # provinces affected out of 64

Government-One UN Joint Emergency Response Plan 2016 US$48.5 million
UN funds received: $12.0 million
UNICEF funds received: US$4 million
Funding gap: US$32.5 million