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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Gaza conflict: children in need of lifesaving support

For the most up to date information, visit the SoP Nutrition Cluster webpage on Reliefweb Hundreds of thousands of children and families are caught in a catastrophic situation.   Gaza is one of the most densely populated areas on Earth where ...

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Applying deadline: 15.12.2023

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

GNC Technical Alliance Update

GNC Technical Alliance Update

Since 2017, the GNC has been operating with two critical support arms: 1) coordination/IM via the GNC Coordination Team, and 2) technical support via the GNC Technical Alliance. While there is significant overlap in how these two arms deliver support, both arms have maintained separate external-faci

Infant and Young Child Feeding in Emergencies (IYCF-E) Key Messages for All Sectors

IYCF-E programming is set of lifesaving interventions that targets pregnant and breastfeeding women, adolescents and girls, infants, and young children, some of the most vulnerable groups during humanitarian crisis. IYCF-E is not just a matter for nutritionists: all emergency actors need

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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.




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