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Technical Guidance Sheet No.5 - Distinguishing between Chronic and Transitory Food Insecurity in Emergency Food Security Assessments

Guidance on how to distinguish between chronic and transitory food insecurity which lead to: interventions that address underlying and basic causes of food insecurity lasting for several years; or to...

Technical Guidance Sheet No.9 - Qualitative Data Collection and Analysis for Food Security Assessments

Guidance to assist food security assessment staff with little or no experience in the collection and analysis of qualitative data - ie. any data that is not numerical in nature and is difficult or...

Technical Guidance Sheet No.4 - Trigger Criteria for an Emergency Food Security Assessment in Slow-Onset Crises

Guidance on how to identify, monitor and interpret the indicators and thresholds that should trigger an EFSA in slow-onset crises, focusing on factors that indicate when an EFSA is necessary in...

Technical Guidance Sheet No.3 - Analysing Food Aid Dependency and Disincentive Effects in EFSA

Guidance on how to identify, monitor and interpret the indicators and thresholds that should trigger an EFSA in slow-onset crises, focusing on factors that indicate when an EFSA is necessary in...

Technical Guidance Sheet No.2 - Integrating Non-Food Responses to Food Insecurity into Emergency Food Security Assessments

Guidance on how to identify non-food responses to food insecurity during EFSAs, including an assessment framework and identifying which data to collect and analyse when considering possible non-food...

Technical Guidance Sheet No.10 - Using the Delphi Method to Estimate Population Size and Demographics in Emergency Food Security Assessments

Guidance explaining when and how to use the Delphi method to estimate population size and demographic characteristics for a rapid EFSA.

Manual para la evaluación de la seguridad alimentaria en emergencias (ESAE) - segunda edicion, 2009

Este manual està concebido para el uso en situaciones de emergencia o crisis prolongadas causadas ya sea por desastres naturales repentinos, sequía, enfermedades, crisis económica o conflictos y...

Manuel d'évaluation de la sécurité alimentaire en situation d'urgence (EFSA) - deuxième édition, 2009

Ce Manuel doit servir à évaluer les besoins des populations résidentes et déplacées victimes d’une situation d’urgence ou d’une crise prolongée, à la suite d’une catastrophe...

Comprehensive Food Security & Vulnerability Analysis (CFSVA) Guidelines - First Edition, 2009

The Comprehensive Food Security & Vulnerability Analysis (CFSVA) is a unique tool designed to understand and describe the profiles of food-insecure and vulnerable households, identify the root...

Emergency Food Security Assessment Handbook (EFSA) - Second Edition, 2009

This Handbook is intended for use when an Emergency Food Security Assessment (EFSA) is conducted in emergency situations or protracted crises, whether due to sudden natural disasters, disease,...