- Executive Summary
Nutrition Situation Overview
A significant scale-up of emergency response since September/October 2011, in combination with the off season harvest and the Deyr (October-December) 2011 harvest has had a significant impact on improving food access, acute malnutrition, and mortality levels in the southern Somali population. As a result, famine outcomes characterized by evidence of of all three of the following outcomes, based on the Integrated Phase Classification (IPC) version 2.0, are no longer existent in Southern Somalia:
• at least 20 percent of households face extreme food deficits, acute malnutrition prevalence exceeds 30%.
• mortality rates exceed 2deaths per 10,000 population perday.