KORE - Knowledge Sharing Platform on Resilience

Protecting pastoralist livelihoods ahead of drought
03/07/2018
There’s evidence that the intensity and frequency of climate-driven natural disasters and conflicts is increasing. Natural disasters now occur nearly five times as often as 40 years ago. The impact on local economies, on peoples’ livelihoods and lives has similarly [...]
Strengthening livelihoods and food security in a context of drought and armed conflicts
20/06/2018
In May 2017, following decades of civil war and political upheaval, coupled with persistent and worsening drought effects, nearly half of the Somali population (6.7 million people) faced acute food insecurity. With one of the least-developed fisheries sectors – averaging [...]
03/05/2018
The Food Security Cluster (FSC) Preparedness and Resilience Working Group (PRWG) launched a call for good practices on preparedness and resilience-building approaches and activities among its partners. Under the Somalia Towards Reaching Resilience (STORRE) and the Resilience and Economic Activity in Luuq (REAL) projects, CARE [...]
22/03/2018
In 2017, almost 124 million people across 51 countries and territories faced Crisis levels of acute food insecurity or worse (IPC Phase 3 and above or equivalent) and required urgent humanitarian action. In 2016 the population in need of urgent [...]
Pastoral households face dire food insecurity
21/03/2018
Over one year of severe dry weather conditions affected forage and water availability in most pastoral and agro-pastoral areas, causing massive livestock deaths in Somalia. Weather forecasts point to below-average precipitations during the April-June “gu” season and a full recovery [...]
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