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When Emergencies Last for Decades - How to Improve Food Security in Protracted Crises

  • FAO Economic and Social Development Department
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    33 countries currently face a food security crisis, 14 of which have been in this situation for more than a decade. When emergencies continue for such extended periods of time, traditional humanitarian and development paradigms are not suitable for guiding effective responses. Rather than engaging in ad hoc relief programmes, interventions should follow longer term strategies and build on local institutions.

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    Paper provided by Economic and Social Development Department of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in its series FAO - Economic and Social Perspectives with number 7EN.

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    Length: 2 pages
    Date of creation: 2010
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    Handle: RePEc:fao:pbrief:07en
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