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24 Sep 2019 description

A four-year FAO project aims to address conflict and food insecurity in Somalia, South Sudan and Sudan

24 September 2019, New-York/Rome - The Kingdom of the Netherlands has contributed $28 million to back FAO's work to boost the resilience of food systems in Somalia, Sudan, and South Sudan - part of a new initiative to scale-up resilience-based development work in countries affected by protracted crises.

23 Sep 2019 description

The World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian organization working towards zero hunger by 2030.

WFP is the first on the scene in an emergency, providing food and other assistance to the victims of conflict, drought, floods, earthquakes, hurricanes, crop failures and pandemics.

At the same time, we focus on sustainable development, promoting long-term change by working in partnership with national governments.

Saving lives

21 Sep 2019 description
report UN General Assembly

Soixante-quatorzième session
Point 63 de l’ordre du jour provisoire
Rapport du Haut-Commissaire des Nations Unies pour les réfugiés, questions relatives aux réfugiés, aux rapatriés et aux déplacés et questions humanitaires

Résumé

21 Sep 2019 description
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Seventy-fourth session
Item 63 of the provisional agenda
Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, questions relating to refugees, returnees and displaced persons and humanitarian questions

Summary

20 Sep 2019 description

Project code: OSRO/SUD/802/USA

Objective:

To strengthen FSL sector coordination at national and state levels for effective, efficient and timely humanitarian response, and restore the agriculture-based livelihoods of IDPs, returnees and host communities in South Kordofan, West Kordofan and Blue Nile states

Key partners:

State Ministries of Agriculture, state Ministries of Production and Economic Resources, Humanitarian Aid Commission and national Non-governmental Organizations

20 Sep 2019 description

Project code: OSRO/SSD/805/USA

Objective:

To increase the resilience and support the food security and nutrition of pastoralist communities

Key partners:

20 Sep 2019 description

INTRODUCTION

This bulletin reviews the July 2019 climate conditions over the Greater Horn of Africa (GHA) region and highlights the September 2019 rainfall and temperature forecasts together with the socio-economic impacts associated with both the observed and the forecasted climate conditions.
For referencing within this bulletin, the GHA is generally divided into three sub-sectors: The equatorial sector lying approximately betweenoN and 5 oS latitude, while the northern and southern sectors lie in the north and south of the equatorial region respectively

20 Sep 2019 description
report UN News Service

Quarante-et-un pays, dont 31 en Afrique, requièrent toujours une aide extérieure afin de couvrir leurs besoins alimentaires, prévient l'Organisation des Nations Unies pour l'alimentation et l'agriculture (FAO) dans un rapport publié jeudi.

20 Sep 2019 description

3,149 Tree seedlings planted or distributed for planting to ensure continued access to firewood for vulnerable persons

2,487 Farmers provided seeds and tools to facilitate crop cultivation

6,738 Refugees, internally displaced persons and returned refugees reached through hygiene promotion campaigns

REFUGEE RESPONSE

PROTECTION

Achievements and Impact

Upper Nile

19 Sep 2019 description

FAO report cites 41 countries needing external assistance for food

Dry weather and protracted conflicts are primary drivers

19 September 2019, Rome - Some 41 countries continue to be in need of external assistance for food, with conflicts acting as the primary cause of high levels of food insecurity and adverse weather conditions - particularly rainfall shortages in Africa - acutely affecting food availability and access for millions of people, a quarterly report by the United Nations says.

18 Sep 2019 description
report UN Security Council

SC/13954
SECURITY COUNCIL
8621ST MEETING (AM)

Permanent Representative Says Constitution Reserves 35 per cent of Private, Public Sector Positions for Women, as Delegates Encourage Parity

18 Sep 2019 description

Just six days ago, we marked the first anniversary of the signing of the Revitalized Agreement on the Resolution of Conflict in South Sudan.

At the official ceremony last year, I witnessed much jubilation and hope that the agreement signaled an end to war and the beginning of a new era of peace.

The citizens of South Sudan had high expectations.

Over the past year, their political leaders have met some, but certainly not all, of those expectations.

18 Sep 2019 description
report REACH Initiative

Overview

The continuation of conflict since December 2013 has created a complex humanitarian crisis in the country, restricting humanitarian access and hindering the flow of information required by aid partners to deliver humanitarian assistance to populations in need. To address information gaps facing the humanitarian response in South Sudan, REACH employs its Area of Knowledge (AoK) methodology to collect relevant information in hard-to-reach areas to inform humanitarian planning and interventions outside formal settlement sites.

18 Sep 2019 description
report REACH Initiative

Overview

The continuation of conflict since December 2013 has created a complex humanitarian crisis in the country, restricting humanitarian access and hindering the flow of information required by aid partners to deliver humanitarian assistance to populations in need. To address information gaps facing the humanitarian response in South Sudan, REACH employs its Area of Knowledge (AoK) methodology to collect relevant information in hardto-reach areas to inform humanitarian planning and interventions outside formal settlement sites.

18 Sep 2019 description
report REACH Initiative

Overview

The continuation of conflict since December 2013 has created a complex humanitarian crisis in the country, restricting humanitarian access and hindering the flow of information required by aid partners to deliver humanitarian assistance to populations in need. To address information gaps facing the humanitarian response in South Sudan, REACH employs its Area of Knowledge (AoK) methodology to collect relevant information in hardto-reach areas to inform humanitarian planning and interventions outside formal settlement sites.

18 Sep 2019 description
report REACH Initiative

Overview

The continuation of conflict since December 2013 has created a complex humanitarian crisis in the country, restricting humanitarian access and hindering the flow of information required by aid partners to deliver humanitarian assistance to populations in need. To address information gaps facing the humanitarian response in South Sudan, REACH employs its Area of Knowledge (AoK) methodology to collect relevant information in hardto-reach areas to inform humanitarian planning and interventions outside formal settlement sites.

18 Sep 2019 description
report REACH Initiative

Overview

The continuation of conflict since December 2013 has created a complex humanitarian crisis in the country, restricting humanitarian access and hindering the flow of information required by aid partners to deliver humanitarian assistance to populations in need. To address information gaps facing the humanitarian response in South Sudan,
REACH employs its Area of Knowledge (AoK) methodology to collect relevant information in hardto-reach areas to inform humanitarian planning and interventions outside formal settlement sites.