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21 Sep 2017 description

El informe de la FAO indica un repunte de las cosechas en la mayoría de los países de bajos ingresos con déficit de alimentos

21 Sep 2017 description

Le rapport de la FAO souligne la hausse des récoltes dans les pays aux plus faibles revenus et plus importants déficits vivriers

21 Sep 2017 description

Conflicts drag down food security amid growing global food output

FAO report notes rebounding harvests in most low-income food-deficit countries

21 September 2017, Rome-- Robust harvests in Latin America and rebounding agricultural conditions in Southern Africa are on course to improve the global food supply situation, but ongoing civil conflicts and climate-related shocks are affecting progress towards hunger reduction, according to the new edition of FAO's Crop Prospects and Food Situation report.

15 Sep 2017 description

Highlights

  • From 4 to 10 July, a new influx of Central African Republic refugees was reported in Southern Chad. A total of 756 people were registered as refugees by UNHCR and transferred to the site of Diba. On 21 July, WFP provided them with monthly voucher assistance at full ration level.

14 Sep 2017 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Harvests in October will maintain or improve food security through to January 2018 - FEWS NET.

  • About 460,000 South Sudanese refugees—fleeing hunger and violence in South Sudan—have arrived in Sudan since December 2013.

  • The third consecutive week of above-average rainfall in Sudan has resulted in flash floods, damage to infrastructure, and displacement - FEWS NET.

13 Sep 2017 description

This brief summarizes FEWS NET’s most forward-looking analysis of projected emergency food assistance needs in FEWS NET coverage countries. The projected size of each country’s acutely food insecure population (IPC Phase 3 and higher) is compared to last year and the recent five-year average and categorized as Higher (p), Similar (u), or Lower (q). Countries where external emergency food assistance needs are anticipated are identified. Projected lean season months highlighted in red indicate either an early start or an extension to the typical lean season.

12 Sep 2017 description

Key Messages

  • Extreme levels of food insecurity persist across South Sudan as conflict continues to limit access to typical food sources and, in some areas, the delivery of humanitarian assistance. Emergency (IPC Phase 4) or Crisis (IPC Phase 3) outcomes exist in all states, despite the start of the harvest. Some households on isolated islands along the White Nile in Leer of Unity and Ayod of Jonglei could be in Catastrophe (IPC Phase 5) in the event they are unable to move in search of assistance.

11 Sep 2017 description

"This week, the Building Resilience and Adaptation to Climate Extremes and Disasters (BRACED) programme launched the Resilience Exchange, which presents experiences and learning from the first two years of working to build resilience across Africa and Asia.

08 Sep 2017 description

Situation Générale en août 2017 Prévision jusqu'à’mi-octobre 2017

08 Sep 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• United Nations Secretary General appoints Alain Noudéhou as Humanitarian Coordinator for South Sudan.

• A mid-year review of the 2017 Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) finds increasing humanitarian needs in South Sudan.

• Humanitarian coordinator a.i. calls for immediate end to attacks on civilians and aid workers in South Sudan.

• South Sudan's cholera outbreak, known for being the longest and deadliest in the nation's history, is now declining.

07 Sep 2017 description

FAITS SAILLANTS

  • Un an après le Sommet mondial de l’aide humanitaire, le Tchad continue la mise en œuvre des engagements pris lors du Sommet.

  • Le Tchad est le pays le plus vulnérable au changement climatique selon l’indice établi par Verisk Maplecroft.

  • Environ 2 700 personnes auraient fui la zone de Massamagne dans le Salamat pour trouver refuge à 5 km de l’autre côté de la frontière centrafricaine.

Un an après le Sommet mondial de l’aide humanitaire La mise en œuvre des engagements

07 Sep 2017 description

Mesdames et Messieurs,

C’est grâce aux efforts du Gouvernement tchadien que nous sommes tous réunis ici aujourd’hui. Ceci témoigne de son engagement en faveur de la relance de son économie et de l’amélioration du bien-être de sa population, les objectifs clés du Plan National de Développement. Les Nations Unies soutiennent la vision stratégique du Gouvernement. Nous sommes à ses côtés afin d’accompagner ses efforts de réformes institutionnelles et structurelles, nécessaires pour progresser vers les Objectifs de Développement Durable.

06 Sep 2017 description

Heavy rainfall causes flooding over eastern Sudan, western Ethiopia, and eastern Uganda

KEY MESSAGES

  • Rainfall has remained persistently above average over the past month in the western Ethiopian highlands and the eastern lowlands of Sudan which has caused extensive soil saturation, localized flash floods, crop water-logging, and property damage.

01 Sep 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • UN records more than 130 humanitarian access incidents in July, a 30 percent increase from June

  • WFP reaches 4.2 million beneficiaries to date in 2017, exceeds 2016 total

  • South Sudanese refugees surpass 1 million in Uganda, exceed projections in Sudan

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

  • In July, relief organizations recorded the highest number of monthly humanitarian access incidents in South Sudan since 2016, underscoring the arduous operating environment.

01 Sep 2017 description
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His story is a story of resilience: Adam is one of the beneficiaries supported under the UNHCR-funded project that ACTED is implementing in refugee camps in Maban, Upper Nile State (South Sudan).

Rebuilding a life away from home

01 Sep 2017 description
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General Situation during August 2017
Forecast until mid-October 2017

01 Sep 2017 description

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) monitors trends in staple food prices in countries vulnerable to food insecurity. For each FEWS NET country and region, the Price Bulletin provides a set of charts showing monthly prices in the current marketing year in selected urban centers and allowing users to compare current trends with both five-year average prices, indicative of seasonal trends, and prices in the previous year.

01 Sep 2017 description

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) monitors trends in staple food prices in countries vulnerable to food insecurity. For each FEWS NET country and region, the Price Bulletin provides a set of charts showing monthly prices in the current marketing year in selected urban centers and allowing users to compare current trends with both five-year average prices, indicative of seasonal trends, and prices in the previous year.