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  • 05/05/2017 — Lebanon

    WFP Report Proves Link Between Hunger and Migration

    At a time when a record-high number of people have been forced to flee their homes across the world, a new study by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) clearly establishes that high levels of food insecurity lead to higher levels of migration across borders.

  • 05/05/2017 — Lebanon SHOTLIST (PDF)

    New WFP Report Proves Link Between Hunger and Migration (For the Media)

    At a time when a record-high number of people have been forced to flee their homes across the world, a new study by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) clearly establishes that high levels of food insecurity lead to higher levels of migration across borders. “At WFP, we are doing everything we can to care for refugees who are hungry or starving across the world,” said David Beasley, WFP Executive Director. “With millions of our brothers and sisters having fled their homes and facing so much hardship, it is our duty to shed light on their tragic situation.” The report is launched at a moment when multiple protracted crises and a period of political transition challenge the levels of international food and humanitarian assistance provided for refugees and people who have been forcibly displaced.

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Publications

  • Conducting Mobile Surveys Responsibly: A Field Book for WFP Staff, May 2017

    Conducting Mobile Surveys Responsibly: A Field Book for WFP Staff, May 2017
    The field book outlines the main risks for staff engaged in mobile data collection and helps promote responsible data collection/storage/sharing in the very complex environment...
  • The Market Monitor

    The Market Monitor
    This bulletin provides information on price changes for the most commonly consumed staples and their potential impacts on the cost of the basic food basket. ...
  • Seasonal Monitor

    Seasonal Monitor
    The WFP Seasonal Monitor examines satellite imagery of rainfall and vegetation in order to assess the development of the growing season and how such conditions might impact the lives and livelihoods of the...
  • Market Analysis Guidelines

    Market Analysis Guidelines
    Markets play a paramount role in enhancing people's livelihoods and promoting food security. WFP tailored a food security framework  having markets as one of the...

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