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Bangladesh Food Security Country Briefs, June-August 2010








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    Honduras Food Security Country Briefs, June-August 2010 2010
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    Prices of rice and maize have shown a stable trend in recent months, while red beans prices increased due to loss in production caused by heavy rains; Landslides and floods that followed tropical storm Agatha caused widespread damage; Food security was negatively affected by floods, however agencies estimate a moderate hunger problem in the long term; The government is assisting the population to recover from the damages caused by floods also through the distribution of inputs.
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    Republic of Moldova Food Security Country Briefs, June-August 2010 2010
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    Wheat and barley prices increased in August but remained below the peak of April 2010. Cereal prices remained stable in September. Bread price briefly increased by 10% on 25 September but went back to previous level after government's intervention; In early July, Moldova had a severe flood which caused damages in several districts affecting livelihoods, crops and infrastructures; Six percent of the population was estimated to be undernourished in 2005-07, according to the latest FAO figures wh ich were released in September; The prevalence of poverty in 2009 was 26%, level similar to 2008 and 2007, but the divide between urban and rural areas significantly increased.
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    Pakistan Food Security Country Briefs, June-August 2010 2010
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    Despite the floods, cereal prices remained stable in July and August. Wheat and wheat flour prices have risen in September in major markets of affected areas; The worst floods in history have hit Pakistan in July causing an unprecedented humanitarian crisis where extensive damages were caused to livelihoods, agriculture, livestock and infrastructure; Approximately 10 million people are in need of livelihood assistance, food aid and shelter; Agencies estimate a severe food security situation an d an alarming hunger problem in the long term; Government is supporting the flood affected population with the help of international agencies through emergency interventions.

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