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Sierra Leone - Special mVAM Bulletin #7: Negative coping remains high in the north and east, December 2014

Ebola-induced food insecurity remains a concern in northern and eastern areas of Sierra Leone. Households in these areas have been using negative coping strategies more frequently than those in...

Sudan - Food Security Monitoring, 2014

The Darfur Food Security Monitoring System (FSMS) was established in 2009 to provide regular updates on the food security status of the general population in the region.  The system has evolved...

Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone - Special mVAM Regional Bulletin #2: In spite of seasonal declines, negative coping remains high in areas exposed to EVD, December 2014

Households are continuing to rely on high levels of negative coping mechanisms in Kailahun, Sierra Leone, and in Lofa County, Liberia – areas that were food-secure before the crisis. Ebola-...

Guinea - Special mVAM Bulletin #6: Despite the harvest, food insecurity persists in Forest Guinea, November 2014

Households in the Forest Guinea and in Conakry are resorting more frequently to negative coping strategies. The coping strategy index remains high in Nzerekore and Conakry, the areas most affected...

Nepal - Food Security Bulletins, 2014

The Food Security Bulletin is published on a quarterly basis by WFP. It contains an up-to-date account of the food security sitution in Nepal. Household food security is assessed based on a large...

West Africa and the Sahel - Food Security and Humanitarian Implications, 2014

Every month, WFP and FAO issue an information note on food security trends and humanitarian implications in West Africa. The bulletin offers analysis of food availability international and regional...

Liberia - Special mVAM Bulletin #4: Tracking food security during the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in Liberia, November 2014

In Lofa County, many households are continuing to resort to coping strategies in spite of the recent harvest. Local rice prices have dropped in all regions of Liberia, making rice more accessible to...

Sierra Leone - Special mVAM Bulletin #5: Tracking food security during the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in Sierra Leone, November 2014

Despite the harvest, rCSI levels remained largely unchanged in Sierra Leone between October and November, although levels fell slightly in Eastern Province. Coping seems to be less severe in...

Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone - Special mVAM Regional Bulletin #1: Food Insecurity Remains High in spite of the Harvest, November 2014

Despite the start of the main harvest, little-to-no effect on indicators in high EVD-affected zones of all countries has been observed, including Forest Guinea (Guinea), Lofa County (Liberia) and...

West Africa - mVAM: Mapping Household Coping in Ebola-Affected Countries, November 2014

Since September 2014, WFP has been collecting basic food security data remotely through mobile phones in Ebola-affected countries in West Africa. Each month, mVAM (mobile Vulnerability Analysis and...