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WFP El Nino 2015-2016 Preparedness and Response Situation Report #2, 28 January 2016

Highlights As the impact of El Nino translates into increased food assistance needs across most areas of WFP’s operations, WFP could be stretched operationally and financially during 2016....

South Sudan - Special Working Paper on Devaluation of South Sudan Pound: Short-term Food Security Implication, January 2016

Since the independence of South Sudan, the value of the pegged exchange rate has somewhat been unsustainable – wide differential with the actual value of the currency as determined by economic...

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.

Yemen - mVAM Bulletin #6: IDPs continue using more coping strategies, January 2016

Internally displaced households continue to employ more frequent and severe negative coping strategies than non-displaced households –a disturbing trend observed since August 2015....

Food Insecurity and Undernutrition in the Urban Slums of Bangladesh

Over the past few decades, the urban population in Bangladesh has grown rapidly. With the survey on Food Insecurity and Undernutrition in the Urban Slums of Bangladesh, WFP sought to update the...

Yemen - mVAM Monitoring

In July 2015, WFP started remote phone-based data collection and food security monitoring in Yemen through the mVAM (mobile Vulnerability Analysis and Mapping) approach. Survey respondents are...

The Assessor - Food Security Analysis Newsletter

The Food security analysis service’s (VAM) newsletter with latest on: assessments and surveys , market and food security monitoring, special projects and initiatives, food security...

Increasing The Transfer Value – How Did It Go?

In November 2015, WFP more than doubled the Bamba Chakula transfer value for families in Kakuma, from 13.5 million Kenyan Shillings to 31.5 million. The increase in cash transfers has allowed WFP to...

Indonesia - Food Security Monitoring, 2015-2016

The Indonesia Food Security Monitoring Bulletin is a joint product of WFP Indonesia, Government of Indonesia’s Food Security Agency and National Institute of Aeronautics and Space, and FAO...

WFP Mauritania Situation Report #34, January 2016

Highlights On 16 December, WFP in collaboration with UNHCR held a consultation meeting to present the strategy of intervention for the assistance to Malian refugees in Mberra camp. In December...