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23 Jul 2019 description

In Numbers

USD 896,300 in cash transfers (Feb-June 2019)

USD 5 m six months net funding requirements

32,100 people assisted (cash transfers) February-June 2019

Operational Updates

18 Jul 2019 description

Heavy rainfall triggers flooding in Sudan, as dryness persists in Senegal, Cote d’Ivoire, Nigeria, and Cameroon

  1. A delayed rainy season in Senegal, Mali, Gambia, and Guinea Bissau has resulted in abnormal dryness. Despite increased rainfall last week, deficits are forecast to persist.

  2. Below-average rainfall since April has resulted in early season deficits and abnormal dryness in central Nigeria.

18 Jul 2019 description

Session de 2019
26 juillet 2018-24 juillet 2019
Point 12 d) de l’ordre du jour
Questions de coordination, questions relatives au programme et autres questions : programme à long terme d’aide à Haïti

Résumé

18 Jul 2019 description

2019 session
26 July 2018–24 July 2019
Agenda item 12 (d)
Coordination, programme and other questions: long-term programme of support for Haiti

Summary

18 Jul 2019 description

Overview

The Early Warning Early Action initiative has been developed with the understanding that disaster losses and emergency response costs can be drastically reduced by using early warning analysis to act before a crisis escalates into an emergency.

Early actions strengthen the resilience of at-risk populations, mitigate the impact of disasters and help communities, governments and national and international humanitarian agencies to respond more effectively and efficiently.

José Graziano da Silva, FAO Director-General

11 Jul 2019 description

Dry conditions persist in West Africa, while heavy rainfall triggers flooding in South Sudan and Uganda

  1. A delayed rainy season over Senegal, Mali, Gambia, and Guinea Bissau resulted in abnormal dryness. Despite increased rainfall last week, deficits are forecast to persist.

  2. Below-average rainfall since April has led to early-season deficits and abnormal dryness in central Nigeria.

  3. Heavy rainfall triggered flooding in western Sudan. Continued rainfall forecast next week maintains the risk for flooding.

11 Jul 2019 description

What is FFA?

The most food insecure people often live in degraded landscapes prone to recurrent natural shocks.

Food Assistance for Assets (FFA) is one of WFP’s initiatives aimed at addressing the most food-insecure people’s immediate food needs with cash, voucher or food transfers and improving their long-term food security and resilience.

08 Jul 2019 description

HONDURAS: EMERGENCIA POR DENGUE

Las autoridades hondureñas declararon una emergencia nacional el 2 de julio para responder al aumento de casos de dengue por todo el país. Hasta la semana epidemiológica 25, el Ministerio de Salud reporta 15,406 casos, un crecimiento de más de 300% comparado con el mismo periodo del 2018.

De estos casos, 5,332 son de dengue grave, lo cual representa el 76% de los casos de dengue grave en todo Latinoamérica y el Caribe.

08 Jul 2019 description

KEY FIGURES

15.4K DENGUE CASES REPORTED IN HONDURAS AS OF EPIDEMIOLOGICAL WEEK 25

72% OF DEATHS CONFIRMED TO BE FROM DENGUE ARE CHILDREN OR ADOLESCENTS UNDER 15

HONDURAS: DENGUE EMERGENCY

08 Jul 2019 description

Agricultural output growth to keep food prices low over the coming decade, but many uncertainties are ahead

OECD and FAO highlight role of diets, urbanization, emissions and trade in outlook for next decade

07 Jul 2019 description

Desde el 26 de junio hasta el 6 de julio se alcanzan entre de 5 a 10 días secos consecutivos en la zona oriental, costa paracentral y occidental del país, marcado de color verde en el mapa 1. Esta situación se define como una sequía meteorológica débil. Asimismo, se ha alcanzado sequía moderada, es decir 11 a 15 días secos consecutivos en un sector de los departamentos de San Miguel y Usulután, visto en el mapa en color amarillo.

06 Jul 2019 description
report UN News Service

Les conflits prolongés et les mauvaises conditions climatiques exacerbent les besoins alimentaires, alerte l'Organisation des Nations Unies pour l'alimentation et l'agriculture (FAO).

Selon le dernier rapport de la FAO sur les Perspectives de récoltes et la situation alimentaire publié jeudi, les conflits en cours et les sécheresses demeurent les principales causes de grave insécurité alimentaire, compromettant ainsi l'accès aux aliments et leur disponibilité pour des millions de personnes.

05 Jul 2019 description

Flooding continues across Uganda while dry conditions remain in parts of West Africa

  1. A delayed rainy season over Senegal, Mali, Gambia, and Guinea Bissau resulted in abnormal dryness. Despite increased rainfall last week, deficits are forecast to persist.

  2. Below-average rainfall since April has led to early-season deficits and abnormal dryness in central Nigeria.

  3. Heavy rainfall triggered flooding in western Sudan. Continued rainfall forecast next week maintains the risk for flooding.

04 Jul 2019 description

Much-anticipated regional drone training offers new options for Central American humanitarian community

Tej Rae

José Guzman has been paying close attention to the finer details of the two-week regional drone workshop in El Salvador because he plans to share what he has learned with his co-workers when he returns to the World Food Programme (WFP) office in the Dominican Republic.

04 Jul 2019 description

REGIONAL HIGHLIGHTS

AFRICA

Cyclone damage and rainfall deficits in 2019 caused significant production declines in Southern Africa, while in East Africa severe dryness reduced first season harvests and led to a degradation of rangeland conditions. Rainfall in West Africa is predicted to be below average, constraining production prospects.

ASIA Cereal production in 2019

03 Jul 2019 description

José Graziano da Silva opens Mesoamerican meeting on migration

2 July 2019, Mexico City – A joint action program to promote rural development and the eradication of extreme poverty and hunger so that migration becomes an option and not a necessity, is the objective of a High-level meeting on migration, development and food security in Mesoamerica that kicked-off in Mexico City today.

02 Jul 2019 description
report Oxfam

“En un país que no será nombrado, la muerte decide dejar de matar”, así inicia la novela de Saramago (Las intermitencias de la muerte), en contraposición, este documento iniciará indicando que la Desnutrición Crónica aún no “ha decidido” dejar de afectar a la niñez menor de cinco años en el Corredor Seco de Guatemala (país sí nombrado). Los datos analizados indican un preocupante e inaceptable incremento.

02 Jul 2019 description

CENTROAMÉRICA: SEGURIDAD ALIMENTARIA

Las persistentes perdidas de cosecha por cuenta del fenómeno El Niño siguen contribuyendo al deterioro de los medios de vida, así impulsando a los hogares más pobres a tomar medidas negativas de adaptación.

Las proyecciones para marzo-junio 2019 de la Clasificación de Fases de Inseguridad Alimentaria Aguda (IPC) muestran que 3,158,000 personas en Guatemala, Honduras y El Salvador encaran una crisis de inseguridad alimentaria (IPC fase 3).

CENTROAMÉRICA: DENGUE