Nutrition Cluster

The GNC Mission

The GNC exists to collectively strengthen the technical and coordination capacities for nutrition in countries, based on the needs of affected populations. This is to enable countries to forecast nutrition trends and better prepare for, respond to, and recover from, shocks during humanitarian emergencies, thereby contributing to global efforts to prevent and treat malnutrition in all its forms.

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events Dec 03

Join us at COP 28 - Collective Outcomes for UNICEF-led Clusters/AOR

UNICEF-led/co-led clusters are hosting a side event at the upcoming COP28 conference in Dubai. We invite you and your partners to attend this session if you will be present for COP28 in person.    The session will showcase thought leadership ...

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Applying deadline: 15.12.2023

Senior Nutritionist - Maternity Cover (12 month's Fixed Term Contract)(ENN (Emergency Nutrition Network))

FEX resources review regarding IYCF-E in the Israel/Gaza conflict

Given the current insecurity in this context, ENN has done a review of relevant content published in Field Exchange since its inception. The attached pdf provides you with 6 articles and includes a summary of information and lessons learned that may be useful for those working on infant and young ch

Nutrition and gender-based violence: How are they linked?

Nutrition and gender-based violence: How are they linked?

Across all societies, women and girls are at a greater risk of experiencing gender-based violence (GBV) than men and boys, especially during their adolescent years and in humanitarian crises and emergencies. This article articulates the importance of mainstreaming gender in nutrition programs. 

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Nutrition Response

January 2022- December 2022

People in Need of Nutrition in Emergencies Assistance
People Target for Nutrition in Emergencies Assistance
People Reached for Nutrition in Emergencies Assistance
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On 11 September 2021, system-wide scale-up (L3) was activated following the withdrawal of US armed forces – 5.3 million people are in need of nutrition assistance (Jan-June 2021).


In response to the deteriorating humanitarian situation in northern Ethiopia, where 7.1 million people are in need of nutrition assistance (Jan-June 2021), a system-wide emergency (L3) was activated on 26 April 2021.


Due to the scale and complexity of the emergency following the earthquake in August 2021, a Level 2 Emergency was declared, triggering additional support.




Discover guidance, tools and templates for nutrition in emergencies coordination and response.


Request technical support in the field of nutrition in emergencies (NiE).


IM / Coordination

Request coordination and information management support from the Rapid Response Team.


Capacity Strengthening

Learn more about training and capacity strengthening opportunities organized by the GNC.


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