29 September 2015
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 impact the lives and livelihoods of the resident populations. Real time satellite data streams and seasonal forecasts are analyzed to highlight potential developments that may be of humanitarian concern.
This Seasonal Monitor webpage provides real time satellite data streams and seasonal forecasts to highlight changes in the progression of the agricultural season that may be of concern. This analysis is also presented in Power Point and report format.
21 September 2015
The on-going El Nino event, officially declared in March, will remain active throughout 2015 and is very likely to extend into the first quarter of 2016.
The event is now strengthening towards its peak intensity which should be reached in late 2015. There is a significant chance that this event could be close or even exceed the strongest levels on record.
The event is being influencing all growing seasons of the northern hemisphere, as well as those of equatorial regions (Horn of Africa, Indonesia) of late 2015, and will be influencing those of southern Africa and South America from late 2015 to early 2016.
The impacts are wide ranging and generally negative in countries facing food insecurity.
9 July 2015
An El Nino event active since March 2015 will almost certainly last through 2015 and is likely to extend into early 2016.
The intensity of this event is increasing with a peak expected in the last quarter of 2015 and there is a significant chance that it may become one of the strongest events of the past 30 years.
The timing of the event means that it will influence all growing seasons of the northern hemisphere (broadly from May to October) as well as those of equatorial regions (Horn of Africa, Indonesia) of late 2015 and of southern Africa and South America from late 2015 to early 2016.
The possible impacts are wide ranging and generally negative in countries facing food insecurity.
30 June 2015
The Global Food Security Update provides an overview of the food security trends in 57 countries in six regions and offers an outlook for the 3-6 months following its release. It is based on food security monitoring reports, updates from WFP’s regional and country-based Vulnerability Analysis and Mapping (VAM) units and a review of secondary information.
25 May 2015
The Food Security Analysis factsheet provides key information on the various aspects of Vulnerability Analysis and Mapping work at WFP, the different assessment tools, specific initiatives and key facts for 2015.
8 August 2014
In the second quarter of 2014 (April to June), WFP reached a monthly average of over one million beneficiaries, including vulnerable children and women. A total of 2,520 metric tons of specialized nutritious food was distributed during this period. In addition, WFP conducted 746 monitoring visits to ensure that the most vulnerable are receiving the right food assistance at the right time. To see the full report, click on the link below.
12 February 2014
In the final quarter of 2013, between October to December, WFP conducted 763 field visits to Super Cereal factories, child institutions and private households to oversee the arrival of food commodities. Read more about the progress of this two-year project which aims to assist about 2.4 million people, especially children and pregnant and breastfeeding women, in 87 counties of DPRKorea.
7 August 2013
From April to June 2013, WFP reached an average of 1.46 million beneficiaries per month, distributing a total of 10,489 metric tons of food. During this period, WFP conducted 764 monitoring visits to ensure that the most vulnerable are receiving the right food assistance at the right time. For more details on the results of the monitoring and evaluation visits, please download the report below.
6 May 2013
From January to March 2013, WFP reached on average 1.24 million beneficiaries each month with the total of 13,559 metric tons of food, of which 6,198 metric tons was nutritious biscuits and Super Cereals. WFP teams conducted 495 monitoring visits from January to March. In total since the start of the operation in July 2012, WFP has conducted 1,803 monitoring visits.
6 March 2013
The performance evaluation assesses the outcomes and effectiveness of the Emergency Operation (EMOP 200226):"Emergency Food Assistance for Vulnerable Groups in DPR Korea". The operation was implemented from April 2011-June 2012.
- 19 September 2012 DPRK (For The Media)