FEWS

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AcronymDefinition
FEWSFamine Early Warning System (USAID)
FEWSFederation of European Williams Syndrome (est. 1998)
FEWSFollow-On Early Warning System
FEWSFraud Emergency Warning System
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Agency for International Development (USAID) Famine Early Warning System Network (FEWS NET) and posted online (http://earlywarning.
If it's as bad as famine a declaration can have a significant impact on the level of support that goes toward the crisis,'' said Chris Hillbruner, the lead food security analyst for FEWSNET, a famine early warning system created by the U.
Najimi has served as director of the Famine Early Warning System, an affiliate of the US Agency for International Development and as advisor to the Ministry of Agriculture.
Warnings of the impending famine had been sounded by the United Nations' Famine Early Warning System (FEWS) for months, (6) yet until malnutrition and mortality rose to the point where Somalia tipped into a famine, few took notice and a relatively modest humanitarian intervention had been mounted.
Tens of thousands of people have died since April and deaths are likely to continue over the coming months," said the announcement from the UN's Food Security and Nutrition Analysis Unit and the Famine Early Warning System.
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Dubbed a "silent famine" by the United Nations, potential need was broadcast in 1997 through the famine early warning system.
According to the Famine Early Warning system used by international aid agencies, the region would need at least three million tonnes of food aid before early 2003, to make up for crop shortfalls.
A project called the Famine Early Warning System exemplifies the value of collecting and correlating long-term data from diverse sources to study a regional problem.
The continuation of the armed conflict and food insecurity in South Sudan pushed Sudanese refugees to return to South Kordofan, said the Famine Early Warning System website.