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Technical Guidance Sheet No.6 - Initial Emergency Food Security Assessments

Guidance on carrying out initial EFSAs, typically undertaken very quickly immediately after a shock, or when access to a previously inaccessible area is suddenly granted. An initial EFSA provides...

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.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.

FAO/WFP Joint Guidelines for Crop and Food Security Assessment Missions (CFSAMs), 2009

Guidelines on joint FAO/WFP missions conducted at the request of governments to validate the crop and food security situation estimates, while crops are still in the fields. The missions analyse the...

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...

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...

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...