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Food and Nutrition Insecurity in Somalia

With Somalia slowly emerging from long periods of fragility, the humanitarian community is increasingly investing in building the ability of the Somali people to bounce back from shocks while at the...

Iraq - Bulletin #7: Food consumption deteriorates in Anbar, June 2015

In May, continuing conflict caused massive displacement and increased food insecurity in parts of Iraq; 257,000 people have been displaced from Ramadi and neighbouring districts. Food security...

Revolutionizing Data Collection - World Food Programme and Nielsen Use Scalable Mobile Surveys in Today's Changing Technological Landscape, June 2015

Nielsen, a global information and measurement company, and the United Nation’s World Food Programme (WFP), the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide,...

Impact of West Africa Ebola Outbreak on Food Security and Staple Food Prices

WFP’s food security analysis/VAM service is actively monitoring the food security situation across the three primary countries affected by Ebola: Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia. Various...

Liberia and Sierra Leone - mVAM Regional Bulletin #7: Coping improves significantly in Liberia and Sierra Leone, May 2015

Liberia is officially Ebola-free, but the virus continues to spread in Sierra Leone. Consistent with past trends, Liberia and Sierra Leone saw statistically significant improvements in coping in May...

South Sudan - Food Security and Nutrition Monitoring, 2015

South Sudan - Food Security and Nutrition Monitoring, 2015

Iraq - Bulletin #6: Food security worsens for IDPs in Anbar as conflict and displacement increase, May 2015

Food security is of particular concern for areas that were directly affected by conflict and displacement in April, including the governorates of Anbar, Duhok, Ninewa and Diyala. Vulnerability is...

Iraq - mVAM Monitoring

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

Kenya - Food Security and Outcome Monitoring, 2015

WFP’s household food security and outcome monitoring looks at food security indicators among beneficiaries and non-beneficiaries across the livelihood zones.

Seasonal Monitor

The WFP Seasonal Monitor examines satellite imagery of rainfall and vegetation in order to assess the development of the growing season and how such conditions might ...