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05 Dec 2017 description

Highlights

  • WFP will support a technical working group that is due to spearhead the development of a national school feeding policy, with parents at the centre of implementation. .

  • WFP will reinstate the full school feeding ration in the month of November to ensure that all schools in the Karamoja region can provide two meals a day to 130,000 children.

05 Dec 2017 description

Highlights

  • Latest IPC update warns that as many as 4.8 million people (45 percent of the population) face severe food insecurity in South Sudan— out of which 25,000 people are currently in Humanitarian Catastrophe (Phase 5). At the beginning of 2018 the number of severely food insecure people is expected to increase to 5.1 million.

  • WFP assisted 4.6 million people since the beginning of the year. This is the highest number of people served by WFP in South Sudan.

02 Dec 2017 description

Highlights
- WFP strongly condemns violence against civilians and humanitarian workers in the most recent fighting in Duk Payuel village.
- WFP, alongside FAO and the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security kicked off a state level training workshop on the fall army worm (FAW).
- WFP and partners commemorate the 2017 World Aids Day under the theme “Right to Health”.

29 Nov 2017 description

AWEIL, South Sudan – The World Food Programme (WFP) has successfully sent a first convoy to deliver food assistance from Sudan to the north-western South Sudanese city of Aweil in Bahr El-Ghazal region. It plans to send enough food down the new route in 2018 to feed 1.7 million people for 10 months.

15 Nov 2017 description

BONN – A compelling new report about the impact of climate change on global food security has been launched by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in partnership with the Government of Sweden.

How Climate Change Drives Hunger was unveiled today at the 23rd UN Climate Change Conference - known as COP23 - which is being held in Bonn, Germany.

10 Nov 2017 description

Overview

The Logistics Cluster enables global, regional and local actors to meet humanitarian needs.

Before crises, we work with the stakeholders in high-risk countries and regions to strengthen local capacities working with governments and local actors on system-wide preparedness and contingency planning.

In crises, where local capacities have been exceeded, we provide leadership, coordination, information and operational services.

03 Nov 2017 description

WHAT is this Analysis Compendium?

This document is part of the Climate Adaptation and Resilience for Food Security: Analysis, Innovations and Standards Series.It provides a compendium of the main findings and lessons learnt from food security climate analyses that have been undertaken by WFP and partners under the Climate Adaptation Management and Innovation Initiative (C-ADAPT).

WHO is this Compendium for?

02 Nov 2017 description

Key Highlights:

  • The overall food security, nutrition, WASH, health and education situation was reported to be poor and has deteriorated due to recent conflict and displacements in April 2017. The majority of the local population has returned to their homes and they seem to have developed some resilience. Interventions to support the populations need to build upon this.