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Liberia + 2 others
WFP

Rapid Food Security Assessment to ascertain scale of needs

Rapid field assessment mission on food security and livelihoods to Liberia’s 15 counties is part of efforts to mitigate any food insecurity at the community level following the outbreak of Ebola.

World + 11 others
WHO

New evidence on recruiting and retaining health workers in rural areas

A cross-sectional survey reveals that less than one fifth of medical and nursing students in developing countries intend to work in remote and rural areas, where they are needed most.

World + 3 others
IOM

Communicating with crisis-affected communities

A guide explains the rationale behind the creation of the Humanitarian Communications Unit and how timely contextualized information reaches communities affected by disaster.

WFP

WFP assists communities affected by drought In Sri Lanka

A WFP-led Rapid Drought Assessment estimates as many as 770,000 people have been affected by the drought, which has resulted in the loss of about one-third of the paddy harvest in some areas.

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