• Data collection was carried out in November 2011 coinciding with the pre‐harvest season.
• Twenty sentinel sites out of 21 have been reached in November 2011 and more than 500 households were surveyed.
• The food security situation among the IDPs shows a decline compared to May 2011. However, there is a slight improvement in the situation compared to November 2010.
• Gender and education level of household head has a clear impact on the households food security status.