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Somalia - mVAM Bulletin 1: Household Food Security in Central Somalia, August 2014


Somalia - mVAM Bulletin 1: Household Food Security in Central Somalia, August 2014
  • In August, data shows an upward trend in the share of respondents with poor or borderline food consumption from 12.9% in May (3.7% poor and 9.2% borderline) to 21.9% in August (9.4% poor and 12.5% moderated).
  • The most common strategies used by respondent households to obtain food were: “selling non-productive assets”, “purchasing or borrowing food on credit”, “engaging in casual labour” and “withdrawing children from school”. From May to August, the share of households with “poor” food consumption are resorting to ‘stress’ strategies increased significantly.