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19 Oct 2017 description
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Highlights

  • From January to August 2017, WFP assisted 144,500 beneficiaries including 17,000 through cash-based transfers (CBT), and 127,500 through in-kind food assistance.

  • Humanitarian access to NGCA remains challenging, WFP continues to operate through local and international partners addressing the needs of those severely food insecure. In Luhansk NGCA, activities will be terminated in mid-September due to imposed limitations by de-facto authorities to conduct monitoring of food assistance as per WFP requirements.

14 Sep 2017 description

MAIN FINDINGS

  • Increased food insecurity levels in NGCA: as many as 26% (up from 13%1 ) or up to 800,000 people in Donetska and Luhanska NGCA were found to be severely or moderately food insecure with 5,2% (up from 1.7%) or 150,000 people among those being severely food insecure.

24 Aug 2017 description

Highlights

  • The Food Security and Livelihood Cluster (FSLC) remains concerned about the worsening food security and socio-economic situation in Donbas as a result of the ongoing conflict. Underfunding and unmet humanitarian food security and livelihoods needs continue to put at risk the most vulnerable food insecure groups.

  • WFP Operation is facing substantial funding constraints being only 27 percent funded. In order to support food insecure people, WFP requires USD 15.8 million through to December 2017.

04 Aug 2017 description

This bulletin examines trends in staple food and fuel prices, the cost of the basic food basket and consumer price indices for 69 countries in the second quarter of 2017 (April to June). The maps on pages 6–7 provide impact analysis dis-aggregated to sub-national level.

Global Highlights

04 Aug 2017 description
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In Numbers

4.4 million people affected (OCHA)

3.8 million people in need of humanitarian assistance (OCHA)

620,000 people food insecure

300,000 internally displaced persons (GCA) (HNO 2017)

Highlights

  • In June, WFP delivered food assistance to some 30,000 people in both government-controlled (GCA) and non-government controlled areas (NGCA) of Donetsk and Luhansk.

31 Jul 2017 description

Highlights

  • WFP Ukraine is facing severe funding constraints. USD 19.4 million is urgently required to ensure the provision of food assistance to food insecure people living in eastern Ukraine through to the end of 2017.

  • The May Food Security and Livelihood Cluster’s analysis highlights the serious impact conflict has had on the economy with the level of poverty by actual cost of living seeing an increase in both Luhansk and Donetsk oblasts.

22 Jun 2017 description
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Highlights

  • In April, WFP delivered food assistance to 7,700 people residing in the non-government controlled (NGCA) of Donetsk, which is estimated to be the region with the highest number of food insecure people.

  • WFP is in critical need of funding support: USD 16 million is urgently required in order to continue providing direct food assistance and implementing Food-for-Assets and Food-for-Training activities, scheduled to start in May of 2017.

Situation Update

16 Jun 2017 description

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

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.

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

Globally, the Logistics Cluster is a community of partners actively working to overcome logistics constraints, and to develop and share best practices and solutions.

16 Jun 2017 description

Highlights

  • Due to funding constraints, WFP urgently requires USD 17 million to ensure it can continue providing food assistance for the next six months to people living in eastern Ukraine, faced with growing food insecurity.

  • Between January and May, WFP and its cooperating partners assisted 98,000 food insecure people with in-kind monthly food entitlements.

31 May 2017 description

Highlights

  • WFP is concerned about funding constraints for 2017: the operation is only 18 percent funded.

  • WFP will introduce a prioritization plan to further reduce the number of rounds of assistance and the number of intended beneficiaries targeted.

  • In March, WFP underwent an organizational realignment exercise to identify the necessary structures, technical skills and coverage needed while implementing the newly launched PRRO.

Operational Updates

08 May 2017 description

Highlights

  • Food parcels that were sealed in warehouse in Donetsk NGCA, were transferred to WFP-cooperating partner Donbass Development Centre (DDC) and will be distributed in the coming months (June-July).

  • WFP is in critical need of funding support (USD 16 m) in order to continue providing assistance to the most food insecure population in eastern Ukraine and implement Food-for-Assets and Food-for-Training activities, scheduled to start during the second quarter of 2017.

Situation Update

04 Apr 2017 description

Country Context

While the world has been facing many simultaneous crises, Ukraine became what some call ‘'the forgotten crisis''. Nevertheless, nearly three years after the start of the conflict, the security situation in eastern Ukraine remains tense. The consequences of the conflict and political instability are still felt by communities throughout the country.

31 Mar 2017 description
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In Numbers

4.4 million people affected (OCHA)

3.8 million people in need of humanitarian assistance (OCHA)

620.000 people food insecure

300.000 internally displaced persons (GCA) (HNO 2017)

Highlights

  • According to the latest Food Security and Vulnerability Analysis, the overall number of food insecure people in Donbass is estimated to be 620,000 people. Among those, nearly 38,000 are internally displaced persons (IDPs).