South Sudan: Food insecurity persists despite humanitarian assistance, raising concerns for the 2018 lean season

The Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) for September 2017 estimates that 6 million South Sudanese (56% of the total population) are food insecure with 40,000 facing a humanitarian catastrophe. A severe deterioration of the food security situation was identified Read more…

South Sudan Food Crisis: Understanding Food Security Trends in the Greenbelt Region

Since July 2016, fighting has been spreading across South Sudan’s Greater Equatoria region and Western Bahr el Ghazal state, disrupting livelihood activities and displacing hundreds of thousands from their homes. The June-July IPC Global Alert on South Sudan estimates that Read more…

Somalia: Assessing IDP settlements to inform urgent humanitarian response in Baidoa area

Several seasons of consecutive poor and failed rains in Somalia have affected pastoral and agro-pastoral communities negatively, forcing them to travel vast distances to find water and grazing land for themselves and their affected animals. Since January 2017, populations have Read more…

Afghanistan: Severe food insecurity affects vulnerable groups in informal settlements in Kabul and Nangarhar

Food insecurity is rife across Afghanistan, with an estimated 1.6 million people anticipated to suffer from a severe lack of food in 2017. Conflict perpetuates limited food availability country-wide, whilst unemployment and overcrowding affect food access. Contributing to this hardship Read more…