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Comprehensive Food Security Survey (CFSS) 2012

Subject/Objective: 
The CFSS is designed to enhance the food security knowledge base in Yemen. It aims to inform programme decision-making to combat transitory and chronic food insecurity. The survey objectives were to: Update statistics on the number of food insecure households at national and sub-national levels and to identify the underlying causes of food insecurity;  Fine-tune the response options and targeting for the 2012/13 WFP programme; Provide a baseline with which to monitor food security outcomes; and Feed into the humanitarian response plan, the national food security strategy and the five-year development plan.
Methodology: 
The main source of information for the CFSS analysis was from primary data collected through household interviews, measurements, and interviews of women of reproductive age, measurements of children under five years old, focus group discussions in all of the communities visited and trader surveys in important markets across the country. A two-stage cluster sampling approach was applied
Key findings: 
Sample size: 
7750
Assessment Report: 
Publicly Available
Assessment Questionnaire: 
Not Available
Assessment Data: 
Publicly Available
Webspace(s): 
Assessment Date(s): 
01 Nov 2011 to 01 May 2012

Level of Representation

Governorate / State / Regional
Frequency: 
Status: 
Report completed
Unit(s) of Measurement: 
Households
Collection Method(s): 
Structured Interview
Population Type(s): 
All affected population
Cluster(s)/Sector(s): 
Leading/Coordinating Organization(s): 
World Food Programme
Location(s): 
Abyan
Aden
Al Bayda
Al Dhale'e
Al Hudaydah
Al Maharah
Al Mahwit
Amran
Dhamar
Hadramaut
Hajjah
Haradh
Ibb
Lahj
Marib
Raymah
Sana'a
Shabwah
Taizz
Other location: