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Osire Nutrition Survey Findings November 2010

As a result of the prolonged civil war in Angola, some 23,000 Angolans fled to Namibia during the period of 1999 to 2002. The Office of the Prime Minister of the Government of Namibia (GRN) made an...

Namibia 2011

Since gaining independence in 1990, Namibia has enjoyed relative stability. Income disparity is high, as indicated by its Gini index value of 0.74. With one of the highest HIV/AIDS rates in the world...

Madagascar Facts and Figures June 2011

In Madagascar, over three quarters of the population live under the national poverty line. In the last four decades, over 50 natural disasters have impacted the country. While the east is...

Sudan - Livelihoods Zoning "Plus" Activity, August 2011

This Livelihoods Zoning “Plus” product was created using a rapid livelihoods assessment approach that aims to identify and describe trends and patterns in livelihoods that can be used as...

Cote d' Ivoire - Rapid Food Security Assessment in the West of Cote d' Ivoire, August 2011

In anticipation of the upcoming budget revision for the WFP’s emergency response following the electoral violence in Cote d’Ivoire, a rapid food security evaluation1 was requested from...

Kenya - Short Rains Assessment Report, 2010

An estimated 2.4 million persons, up from 1.6 million in August 2010, require food and non-food assistance for the next six months, at least. The interventions are required urgently, so as to bridge...

Sierra Leone - The State of Food Security and Nutrition, August 2011

The survey found that nationally almost half (45%) of households or 2.5 million people are classified as food insecure during the lean season, reflecting seasonal food access issues. Of those about...

Libya - Rapid Markets Assessment: Eastern Libya, August 2011

In mid-August 2011, World Food Programme (WFP) conducted a rapid market assessment to monitor, re-assess and verify critical issues identified in the Emergency Market Mapping and Analysis (EMMA)...

Kenya - 2011 Long Rains Season Assessment, August 2011

The 2011 long rains assessments were carried out under the auspices of the Kenya Food Security Steering Group (KFSSG) that includes institutions in the Government, the United Nations, NGOs and key...

Bangladesh - Rapid Food Security Assessment at Satkhira in the Context of Recent Flood and Water Logging, August 2011

The rapid assessment was carried out from 25 to 27 of August 2011. Findings are based on Focus Group Discussions (FGD), key informant interviews and a market survey. Twenty FGDs were conducted with...