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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 13 - 19 August

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Global emergency overview snapshot 6 - 12 August

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 30 July - 5 August

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The Market Monitor - Trends and impacts of staple food prices in vulnerable countries, Issue 24 - July 2014

Global Highlights

• During the first quarter of 2014, the global cereal price index decreased by 12% year-on-year, and slightly increased by 2% compared to the previous quarter.

• Real prices of maize were relatively stable and only 2% higher than the previous quarter of 2014.
Compared to the same period of the previous year, maize prices are low (-28%).

• Real prices of wheat increased significantly by 9% from Q1 to Q2-2014. More recently, for June, prices are down due to an increase in global supply and production.

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ECHO Factsheet – Nutrition – 2014

Humanitarian situation and needs

Key messages

  • Fighting acute undernutrition is a priority for the European Commission's Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department (ECHO). €164 million of humanitarian assistance was allocated in 2013 alone. Through its funding ECHO contributes to addressing the root causes of this problem.

  • Women and children are particularly vulnerable to undernutrition, which has dramatic impact on morbidity, mortality but also on children's physical and cognitive development.

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Global emergency overview snapshot 22 - 29 July

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 21 – 27 May

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 13 – 20 May

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Annual Report 2013

Annual Report for 2013: A strong response to complex crises

14-05-2014 News Release 14/81

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Global Overview 2014: People internally displaced by conflict and violence

Report by the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre says this figure equates to a staggering increase of 4.5 million from 2012, signalling a record high for the second year running.

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 7 - 13 May

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 30 April – 6 May

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The Market Monitor - Trends and impacts of staple food prices in vulnerable countries, Issue 23 - April 2014

Global Highlights

• During the first quarter of 2014, the global cereal price index decreased by 19% year-on-year, and slightly increased by 1% compared to the previous quarter.

• Nominal prices of maize (-31%), wheat (-8%) and rice (-23%) are significantly below a year ago due to strong supplies.

• Real prices2 of maize are up by 5% since the last quarter of 2013 given a surge in demand and high trade forecasts against comfortable stock levels after 2013 record crops.

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 22 - 29 April

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 16–23 April

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 8 – 15 April

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Field Exchange No. 47 (April 2014)

• Milling vouchers in South Sudan

• IYCF indicators in small sample surveys

• Surge support to CMAM services in Kenya

• Goat feeding and milk access in Ethiopia

• Nutrition impact and positive practice circles

• Sectoral integration with cash programming

• Barrier analysis on breastfeeding in Mali

• Material support to health posts in Ethiopia

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 1 – 8 April

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 25 March – 1 April

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 19 - 25 March

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