Indicators

Global Clusters Code Sub-domain Title Description
Food Security F-16 F6 Availability Percentage of Households with suitable daily water and fodder consumption for livestock

Percentage of households that have enough suitable water and fodder available for their animals. In many contexts in may be relevant to collect the data by community.

Food Security F-17 F7 Utilization Percentage of individuals having daily access to an appropriate amount of safe water
Percentage of individuals/HHs that have daily access to an appropriate quantity  (a minimum of 15 litres per person per day of water) and quality of water, coming from an improved water source.
 
Food Security F-18 F7 Utilization Percentage of HHs with capacity to prepare food safely
proportion of households with capacity to prepare food safely (fuel, water, cooking utensils, food)
 
Food Security F-19 F7 Utilization Percentage of households that have changed intra-household food distribution

Assessing the impact of the crisis on food distribution patterns inside the HHs. The change can occur in several ways and have several degrees of severity: i.e. adults restrict consumption for children to eat, women do not eat to give food only to men (as they work) etc.

Food Security F-2 F3 Food Access Change in food source

Change in % share of sources for obtaining food compared to baseline, which could include food purchase, food production, borrowed food, food aid, gifts, barter or wild foods.

Food Security F-3 F3 Food Access % change in key food & non-food commodity prices

Comparison between pre-crisis and actual prices of the main food and non-food commodities in the market.

Food Security F-4 F3 Food Access Coping Strategies

Can be measured by several indicatos like the reduced Coping Strategy Index, the Household Hunger Scale or similar hunger experience indicator. Also the livelihood component can be included.

Food Security F-5 F3 Food Access Change in main source of income

the changes occurred to the income derived from any given sources. It is imperative to have pre-crisis information to be able to value it. Example of sources of income can include crop production, wage labour, trading, livestock, fishery, exploitation of natural resources, salary and remittances.

Food Security F-6 F3 Food Access Change in ability to meet survival and livelihoods protection thresholds
This indicator uses the HEA approach to determine households’ survival and livelihoods protection thresholds and with shocks, their ability to meet their needs, using their coping strategies, as per the baseline.
Food Security F-7 F3 Food Access Expenditure patterns

Change in expenditure patterns in % terms, especially on items such as food, health, education, housing, transportation, clothing fuel and water among others..

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