This paper outlines the impacts of kitchen gardening (KG) interventions...
PEFSA V has been successfully launched to address the needs of people affected by food security and nutrition emergency in Pakistan. The inception workshop was...
By PEFSA on Jun 13, 2014 | view details
The undersigned visited South Sindh during January 6th to 11th 2014. During this visit Inter-agency coordination meeting with PEFSA partners was held at on January...
By PEFSA on Jan 07, 2014 | view details
In ACTED's area of intervention under PEFSA no flooding or affects have been identified to date. Recent rains mean that some of the adjacent UCs...
By PEFSA on Sep 20, 2013 | view details
“The collective, uniform and coordinated efforts of the PEFSA alliance help partner agencies implement cash and food based interventions to support livelihoods activities as per...
By PEFSA on Sep 10, 2013 | view details
Weekly sitrep updates of PEFSA-IV activities in the flood affected areas of South Punjab and Sindh.
By PEFSA on Sep 06, 2013 | view details
It is saying that memories are unforgettable, it remains in our mind and these memories play vital role in our mind and also learn for...
By ACF on Aug 30, 2013 | view details
KARACHI: Despite having 14 million acres under crop cultivation in Sindh, over 71 per cent households in the province are food insecure — the highest...
By PEFSA on Jul 15, 2013 | view details
Since, its inception PEFSA has implemented 3 complete phases i.e. PEFSA I, II and III and is cur-rently implementing PEFSA IV.
This is a single...By PEFSA on Apr 29, 2013 | view details
Mr. Habibullah was one of the IRC’s beneficiaries in the district of Mirpurkhas, Sindh. Crippled by polio, illiterate, and entirely dependent on his wife’s meagre...
By IRC on Sep 06, 2012 | view details
Being a widow presented its own unique challenges, especially in terms of making an income. These challenges were only compounded in 2011, when monsoon rains...
By ACTED on Aug 15, 2012 | view details
Since flood 2010 various organizations moved ahead to secure food but hardly a few had turned to CFW activities it had been always observed that...
By ACF on Aug 08, 2012 | view details
Saleha is 42 years old, and a widow. She has four children, and lives in Village Turko Mangrio, in UC Shah Mardan Shah, District Umerkot....
By ACTED on Jul 11, 2012 | view details
‘I’ve never seen anything like the flood last year. At the time there was so much water we had to leave the village and go...
By Oxfam GB on Jun 28, 2012 | view details
Pakistan has an agricultural based economy. Almost 25% of Pakistan’s total land area is cultivated and is watered by one of the largest irrigation systems...
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The Pakistan Emergency Food Security Alliance (PEFSA)
The Pakistan Emergency Food Security Alliance (PEFSA) emerged as a collaborative effort between six INGOs namely: ACF, ACTED, CARE International, IRC, Oxfam GB and Save the Children as a response to the 2010 floods.PEFSA emerged as coordinated response to the 2010 floods. Six INGOs pooled their resources and technical expertise to reach the most vulnerable populations. Since, its inception PEFSA has implemented 4 complete phases i.e. PEFSA I, II, III and IV and is currently implementing PEFSA V. This is a single donor project and to date, has responded to the floods in 2010, 2011 and 2012 in Sindh , Punjab and Khyber Pakhtun khwa. After PEFSA II, it was converted to a consortium to ensure better coordination in a formal structure.
PEFSA V is intended to be a more integrated approach between Nutrition, Food Security (FS) and WASH. In all nutrition intervention areas FS, WASH will be present as well. Furthermore there is a community mobilization sessions on health & hygiene to sensitize the global community in intervention areas.
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