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occupied Palestinian territory - Report of the Rapid Quantitative Survey in West Bank & Gaza Strip to Assess the changes in Food Security Indicators of the Palestinian Population, April 2008

In order to better understand the effects of the unfolding humanitarian crisis developing in the West Bank and Gaza Strip on the livelihoods of the population, the World Food Programme (WFP), the...

Nepal - Crop Situation Update, 2008

The WFP Food Security Monitoring and Analysis System (FSMAS) is continuously surveying many of Nepal’s districts to update information on the crop situation, rainfall patterns, market developments,...

Myanmar - Food Security Profiling Report: Kokang Special Region, April 2008

This Report summarizes the findings of the Food Security Profiling assessment carried out in Myanmar (Kokang) in April 2008. During the premonsoon period April 2008, 271 household, in 27 villages in...

Ethiopia - Humanitarian Requirements for 2008, April 2008

The 2006 joint Government-humanitarian partners’ seasonal assessments in cropping and pastoral areas, which estimated emergency food requirements in 2007, indicated vast improvement in the food...

Nicaragua - Evaluacion de la Seguridad Alimentaria en las Areas Afectadas por el Huracan Felix en la Raan (Municipios de Puerto Cabezas, Waspan, Rosita y Bonanza), April 2008

The mission took place from 4 to 15 February 2008 to assess the situation of food security and livelihoods of affected population Hurricane Felix six months after the event, to determine their needs...

Ethiopia - WFP/UNHCR/ARRA Joint Assessment Mission, April 2008

Between 7th and 18th April 2008, WFP (Word Food Programme), ARRA (Administration for Refugee and Returnee Affairs) and UNHCR (United Nations High Commission for Refugees) with the participation of...

Guidelines for HIV/AIDS interventions in emergency settings

The Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) is issuing Guidelines for HIV/AIDS interventions in Emergency Settings to help individuals and organizations in their efforts to address the special needs...

Food Assistance Programming in the Context of HIV: Ration Design Guide

WFP supports multiple types of activities that aim to mitigate, prevent, and treat HIV. Given the relatively new nature of many of these programmes, one of the most frequently asked questions is “...

Getting Started: Programming Food Assistance for Orphans and Vulnerable Children

Getting Started: Programming Food Assistance for Orphans and Vulnerable Children aims to provide comprehensive guidance and direction (often to other resources) for World Food Programme (WFP) field...

Expanded version: HIV, Food Security and Nutrition

Often neglected, food security1 and nutrition2 are critical for individuals, households and communities affected by HIV. Lack of food security and poor nutritional status may hasten progression to...