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10 Aug 2011 description

PROJECTED FOOD ASSISTANCE NEEDS FOR FEBRUARY 2012

05 Aug 2011 description

PROJECTED FOOD ASSISTANCE NEEDS FOR JANUARY 2012

30 Jun 2011 description

PROJECTED FOOD ASSISTANCE NEEDS FOR DECEMBER 2011

16 May 2011 description

PROJECTED FOOD ASSISTANCE NEEDS FOR NOVEMBER 2011

19 Apr 2011 description

PROJECTED FOOD ASSISTANCE NEEDS FOR OCTOBER 2011

17 Mar 2011 description

PROJECTED FOOD ASSISTANCE NEEDS FOR SEPTEMBER 2011

This section summarizes FEWS NET's most forward-looking analysis of projected external emergency food assistance needs, six months from now, in countries where FEWS NET has a staff presence. Overall needs at a national level are compared to typical needs at this time of year during the last five years and categorized as Above-average, Average, or Below-average/No need. A star (*) indicates new information this month.

31 Jul 2010 description

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) monitors and reports staple food prices in cities and towns in food-insecure countries. The Price Watch presents a summary of key trends in selected markets. Prices for all commodities and markets monitored are available in the Price Watch Annex.

29 Oct 2008 description

FEWS NET overviews

For an analysis of refugee flows into Kenya, see back page

AFGHANISTAN: Severe drought, high food prices, and ongoing conflict have led to widespread food insecurity. Ongoing wheat imports and increased humanitarian aid are expected to ensure sufficient food availability until early 2009. However, another emergency appeal will likely be required by February/March 2009 due to poor response to the current appeal and expected price increases during the February- April hunger season.

04 Aug 2008 description

High international food and fuel prices represent a relatively new global food security threat, especially for poor urban households.

28 May 2008 description


FEWS NET alert overviews

AFGHANISTAN: Below–average precipitation and early snowmelt during the 2007/08 winter season have led to below–average wheat production and pasture conditions. Labor migration, not typical for this time of year, is widespread, and access to drinking water is deteriorating.