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21 Feb 2017 description

The end of year dashboard summarizes the progress made by partners involved in the Lebanon Crisis Response and highlights trends affecting people in need. The Food Security sector in Lebanon is working to: OUTCOME 1) Promote food availability; OUTCOME 2) Promote food accessibility; OUTCOME 3) Promote food utilization; OUTCOME 4) Promote food stabilization.

21 Feb 2017 description

Key Points:

  • In Mosul, levels of poor and borderline food consumption are higher in areas that were liberated in January than in those liberated previously. As has been the trend, newly liberated areas record a price hike which subsides once the traders establish their orders and deliveries start arriving.

  • Over 28 percent of IDP households are using food-related negative coping strategies, but residents are resorting more frequently to negative coping than IDPs.

21 Feb 2017 description

Points saillants

 Ce document présente l’état de la sécurité alimentaire et des moyens d’existence dans les zones les plus affectées deux mois après l’ouragan Matthew.

  • Plus de 60% des ménages ont été directement affectés par Matthew, surtout en termes de dégâts sur les maisons, stocks et parcelles cultivées; 6% des ménages enquêtés sont encore déplacés ou accueillent des déplacés.

21 Feb 2017 description

Highlights

 This paper presents the impact on food security and livelihoods in the most affected areas two months after Hurricane Matthew.

  • Over 60% of households were directly affected by Matthew, mainly in terms of damage to housing, stocks and cultivated plots;6% of households interviewed are still displaced or host displaced persons.

21 Feb 2017 description

The European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC), the Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) are deeply concerned about the impact of the recent and persistent drought in Somalia. The latest extreme drought that hit Somalia during the ‘Deyr’ rainfall season in the last quarter of 2016 came after an already poor ‘Gu’ season from March to May.

Maps / Infographics

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Jobs

11 entries found
21 Feb 2017 description
job Closing date: 06 Mar 2017 World Food Programme

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

  1. Check the provision of a range of services, including facilities and light vehicle management, travel, protocol related, etc., maintaining information, to contribute to the provision of a safe and comfortable working environment.

  2. Collate and process information including dissemination to support the production of standard documents and reports for the unit, to enable decision-making and the effective management of resources.

20 Feb 2017 description
job Closing date: 06 Mar 2017 World Food Programme

ABOUT WFP

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is the world's largest humanitarian agency, fighting hunger worldwide. WFP is looking to fill the Director, Rome-Based Agencies and Committee on World Food Security (PGR), D1 role based in our Rome, Italy Headquarters.

ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT

20 Feb 2017 description
job Closing date: 10 Mar 2017 World Food Programme

Organizational Context:

The World Food Programme (WFP) is the world's largest humanitarian agency, fighting hunger worldwide. The World Food Programme (WFP) is seeking for a Retail Expert to support the implementation of its humanitarian operation in Lebanon. WFP currently provides access to food, using e-cards through a network of nearly 500 contracted shops to 750.000 beneficiaries

Job Title: Retail Expert Consultant

Duty Station: Beirut

10 Feb 2017 description
job Closing date: 30 Apr 2017 World Food Programme

Job Description:

ABOUT WFP

The United Nations World Food Programme is the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes. Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need.

We are seeking to fill the position WFP Supply Chain Officer – Cash Based Transfers (CBT) at the P2 level, based in Sana’a, Yemen.

10 Feb 2017 description
job Closing date: 30 Apr 2017 World Food Programme

Job Description:

ABOUT WFP

The United Nations World Food Programme is the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes. Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

Training

4 entries found
21 Feb 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 01 Mar 2017 Training date: 09 Mar 2017 to 11 Mar 2017 World Food Programme

(IN SPANISH BELOW/ EN ESPANOL ABAJO)
Interagency Workshop on:

Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) in Emergencies

to be held in Panama from March 9 to 11, 2017.

Contents covered (amongst others):

01 Feb 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 30 Mar 2017 Training date: 15 Oct 2017 to 21 Oct 2017 World Food Programme, Emergency Telecommunications Cluster

OpEx Bravo is a large-scale inter-agency operational exercise designed to further advance emergency response capabilities of the global ICT humanitarian community.

01 Feb 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 28 Feb 2017 Training date: 10 Jun 2017 to 17 Jun 2017 World Food Programme, Emergency Telecommunications Cluster

Let's Comm Digital provides humanitarian ICT staff with the skills to plan, deploy and maintain DMR Digital radio infrastructure to an intermediate level.

The training course is targeted at humanitarian ICT staff who need skills in deploying DMR Digital radio infrastructure, and who already have a background in analogue VHF communications.

The 2017 session of this training will take place at the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB) college in Revinge, Sweden, 10 - 17 June.

01 Feb 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 28 Feb 2017 Training date: 14 Jul 2017 to 24 Jul 2017 World Food Programme, Emergency Telecommunications Cluster

Let's Net provides humanitarian ICT staff with the skills to deploy, manage and support Emergency Telecommunications Cluster (ETC) Data and Voice services during emergency operations.