With the COVID-19 in Jordan under control, the government of Jordan has managed the response proactively and to mitigate potential immediate impacts on the availability of food to the population. Food security among vulnerable Jordanian households has remained largely stable as yet with 15% of households showing a poor or borderline Food Consumption Score (FCS) in 2020 compared to 16% in 2018.
Nevertheless the extent of the damage to key components of the food supply chain is still not completely quantified. Also, the pandemic still ongoing globally and in the region, Jordan will have to remain attentive to multiple risks that could have adverse effects on the national food security.
This Bulletin highlights the key facts from May to September 2020. The content is related to food security, it’s linkage to climate, and looking ahead to the next “Maha” cultivation Season in Sri Lanka.
The Food Security Bulletin is part of the national information and early warning system which provides up to date contextual information on the state of food and nutrition security in Timor-Leste. WFP provides technical support in the analysis through the Inter-Ministerial Council for Food Security, Food Sovereignty and Nutrition (KONSSANTIL).
The Bulletin examines satellite imagery and data from Government partners to assess the climate anomaly during May - July 2021 and how the prevailing conditions might impact on rice production in real-time and with near-term perspective. It also provides a rainfall forecast for the coming months.
UNHAS is a critical lifeline transporting humanitarian workers and lifesaving cargo to some of the most challenging and hard-to-reach locations. This brief provides an overview of their operations in Cameroon.
In 2021, WFP assisted 894,000 refugees, internally-displaced people and vulnerable host populations with 39,700 metric tons of food and US$10.7 million as cash transfers. Learn more about WFP activities in 2022 from the Operational Updates.