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24 Apr 2012 description
report Logistics Cluster

Background

Severe drought in east Africa in 2011 impacted populations in Ethiopia, Djibouti, Kenya, Somalia, and Uganda, leading to lack of access to sufficient food, water, and shelter, with parts of Somalia moving into famine. In addition to failed rains, access constraints that are a direct result of the complicated security situation have impacted the efforts to reach affected populations and have limited the ability of the humanitarian community to quickly and effectively scale-up operations in response to the crisis.

16 Jan 2012 description
report Logistics Cluster

Each week the Global Logistics Cluster Support Cell (GLCSC) provides an operational update of the activities of Logistics Clusters/Sectors in the field, together with the details of the latest publications on the Logistics Cluster website. The GLCSC is housed in the Logistics Division of the UN World Food Programme, the Global Logistics Cluster Lead. It is comprised of a diverse, multi-skilled group of logisticians drawn from ACF, Care International, WFP, WVI, and MSB (formerly SRSA).

23 Aug 2011 description
report Logistics Cluster

Background

Severe drought in east Africa has impacted populations in Ethiopia, Djibouti, Kenya, Somalia, and Uganda who no longer have access to sufficient food, water, or shelter. The size of the affected population in Somalia is now estimated at 3.7 million people with the greatest hunger needs, 2.2 million of which are located in areas of the south where humanitarian access is very limited.