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Chapter 14 Drought, food security and famine

Further reading

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R. Bailey, Managing Famine Risk: Linking Early Warning to Early Action (London: Royal Institute of International Affairs, 2013),
Concern Worldwide, Confronting Crisis: Transforming Lives through Improved Resilience. Concern Worldwide’s Learning from the Sahel and the Horn of Africa (London: Concern Worldwide, 2013),
D. DeVoe (ed.), The Road to Resilience: Case Studies on Building Resilience in the Horn of Africa (Nairobi/Baltimore, MD: Catholic Relief Services, 2013),
Disaster Risk Reduction East and Central Africa website:
Emergency Nutrition Network website:
P. Gubbels, Escaping the Hunger Cycle: Pathways to Resilience in the Sahel (London: Sahel Working Group, 2011),
S. Hamman, Bridging the Gap: A Guide To Improving Humanitarian Practice To Support Long-term Food Security (Montreal: Humanitarian Coalition, 2013),
P. Harvey et al., Food Aid and Food Assistance in Emergency and Transitional Contexts: A Review of Current Thinking (London: Overseas Development Institute, 2010),
K. Hedlund, Slow-onset Disasters: Drought and Food and Livelihood Insecurity. Learning from Previous Relief and Recovery Responses (Geneva and London: ProVention Consortium and ALNAP, undated),
M. Ibrahim and N. Ward, Promoting Local Adaptive Capacity: Experiences from Africa and Asia (Milton Keynes: World Vision UK, 2012),
IFRC, World Disasters Report 2009: Focus on Early Warning, Early Action, Chapter 5: Food Insecurity: What Actions Should Follow Early Warning? (Geneva: International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, 2009),
IFRC, World Disasters Report 2011: Focus on Hunger and Malnutrition (Geneva: International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, 2011),
C. Kelly and J. Khinmaung, Prepare To Live: Strengthening the Resilience of Communities to Manage Food Insecurity in the Sahel Region (Teddington: Tearfund, 2007),
Livestock Emergency Guidelines and Standards (LEGS) website:
D. Maxwell et al., Emergency Food Security Interventions, Good Practice Review 10 (London: Overseas Development Institute, 2008),
D. Maxwell, J. Coates and B. Vaitla, How Do Different Indicators of Household Food Security Compare? Empirical Evidence from Tigray (Medford, MA: Tufts University, Feinstein International Center, 2013),
Practical Action, Hunger, Food and Agriculture: Responding to the Ongoing Challenges (Rugby: Practical Action, 2011),
J. Waite, Food Security and Livelihood Monitoring and Evaluation Guidelines: A Practical Guide for Field Workers, ACF International, 2011,