Publications
Emergency Assessments
28 February 2014

When disaster strikes, the World Food Programme leads in providing life-saving assistance. Victims of natural disasters can lose everything in seconds, and a timely response makes the difference between recovery and prolonged suffering.  Therefore, when governments request assistance during an emergency, WFP supports immediate relief efforts with rapid needs assessment, pre-positioned food, and expert response teams.

Emergency Assessments, Food Security Analysis
31 May 2009

This rapid assessment evaluates the food security and nutrition compared of 8 communities compared to pre-crisis conditions. The study was qualitative, the numbers provided for both communities were statistically representative.

Emergency Assessments, Food Security Analysis
30 April 2008

The mission took place from 4 to 15 February 2008 to assess the situation of food security and livelihoods of affected population Hurricane Felix six months after the event, to determine their needs for food and non food assistance.