News

This page provides information and updates on GNC and related activities as well as up to date information and links to country level humanitarian response. If you wish to submit something to include on this webpage, please send a description of the ‘news’ to gnc@unicef.org

Call for Action and Report of the Rome Four Famine Meeting

Categories: Events / GNC Meetings / Inter-Cluster News / News / No CommentsPosted on: May 31, 2017

  The final report of the joint gFSC-GNC Meeting on Four Famines (Rome, 26 April 2017) and the Call for Action on Integrated Famine Prevention and Response are now available on the GNC website: http://nutritioncluster.net/promoting-integrated-famine-prevention-package-rome-26-april-2017/

Leo Matunga Memorial Fees

Categories: News / Uncategorized / No CommentsPosted on: May 29, 2017

  Dear Partners: Many of you have heard the sad news that Leo Matunga passed away in Nairobi on May 21st.  As a pivotal member of the humanitarian nutrition community, we want the opportunity to raise money as a small way to offer support to Leo’s family with extra costs in the coming weeks and …

State of Severe Malnutrition website

Categories: News / Uncategorized / No CommentsPosted on: May 29, 2017

Dear friends, We are very excited to announce the launch of the State of Severe Malnutrition website today (http://www.severemalnutrition.org/ [French version- http://www.severemalnutrition.org/fr ]) The website provides a comprehensive overview of all qualitative and quantitative resources on acute malnutrition (both its moderate and severe forms), bringing together all the information and resources from the CMAM Forum, data from the …

Technical RRT Webinar: Recent Tech RRT deployments to Yemen

Categories: Events / News / RRT News / No CommentsPosted on: May 19, 2017

  Tech RRT Webinar: Recent Tech RRT deployments to Yemen When: Monday 22 May 2017 Time: 5 pm Yemen time  Duration: 1 hour Facilitator: Andi Kendle, Tech RRT Program Manager Presenters: Simon Karanja (CMAM Advisor, Tech RRT) and Anne Marie Kueter (IYCF-E Advisor, Tech RRT on loan from Save the Children) Topic: The Tech RRT …

Revision of the SPHERE Handbook’s Nutrition Standards

Categories: Inter-Cluster News / News / No CommentsPosted on: May 18, 2017

  The Sphere handbook is under revision through a consultative process that will culminate in a new edition to be launched in February 2018. The GNC supports Save the Children USA in the revision of nutrition standards in the Food Security and Nutrition Chapter. The first draft of the revised standards is now open for …

Financing the Sustainable Scale up of CMAM in High Burden Countries

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: May 11, 2017

On Thursday 11th May Action against Hunger, Global Health Advocates and International Medical Corps launched the report “Financing the sustainable scale-up of CMAM in high-burden countries:  with case studies from Nepal & Kenya”. Financing the sustainable scale up of CMAM in high burden countries   This research paper presents the community-based management of acute malnutrition (CMAM) approach and …

Promoting an Integrated Famine Prevention package: Rome, 26 April 2017

Categories: Events / Inter-Cluster News / News / No CommentsPosted on: April 26, 2017

  A joint meeting of the Global Food Security and Nutrition Clusters “Promoting an Integrated Famine Prevention Package: Breaking the Bottlenecks” started at the WFP HQ in Rome. The meeting was called for by the Executive Directors of three Cluster-Lead Agencies (CLAs) – FAO, WFP and UNICEF  and brought together more than 25 operational partners …

Yemen Nutrition Cluster Bulletin, Issue 1, April 2017

Categories: Inter-Cluster News / News / No CommentsPosted on: April 24, 2017

  The Yemen Nutrition Cluster just published the first issue of its quarterly bulletin. To download, please click on the link: . For questions, please contact: Cluster Coordinator Anna Ziolkovska aziolkovska@unicef.org +971 71 222 5032

Joint GNC and gFSC Meeting on Famine Prevention and Response

Categories: Events / GNC Meetings / Inter-Cluster News / News / No CommentsPosted on: April 21, 2017

  A Joint Global Nutrition and Food Security Clusters meeting to develop an Integrated Famine Prevention and Responses will take place on 26 April 2017, at WFP/HQ in Rome. For details, please go to the following link Meeting Poster and follow us on Twitter @GNCGENEVA

New OCHA booklet: New Ways of Working

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: April 21, 2017

  OCHA is pleased to announce the publication of a new booklet “New Ways of Working”: NWOW Booklet

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