#Yemen tops the #FragileStatesIndex by @fundforpeace. Today, more than 10 million people nationwide experience extreme #hunger, with some 238,000 Yemenis suffering from what the IPC calls “catastrophic hunger”, meaning that they are starving to death. https://t.co/MW48ut25kw
FFP’s Hannah Blyth discussed #VPSHR implementation and security due diligence at the #OECDMinerals Responsible Mineral Suppy Chains Forum with @fredericchenais @HumanSecurityCH @dcaf_ppps @foreignoffice @Total @OECD_BizFin
FFP extends our deepest condolences to the family and colleagues of Matthew Oguche and our @mercycorps partners on the loss of their staff member Faye Mooney in Kaduna State. Their contributions to peace in Nigeria will be remembered by all who had the honor of working with them.
“Despite the relentlessness violence of the al-Shabaab terrorist group, coupled with devastating cycles of deadly drought, and mass displacement, the resilience of the Somali people is remarkable, and rightly a point of pride.” Read more from @natehaken: https://t.co/h4qtidDdMK
For #Algeria #Morocco and #Tunisia, "many of the economic, social and political indicators that began deteriorating on the #FragileStatesIndex in the years preceding the Arab Spring are worsening again.” More from @pattitaft: https://t.co/QXowlj3FJ9
“I don't think you need the #FragileStatesIndex to tell you there is a civil war in Syria and Yemen or a refugee problem in South Sudan – but what it can do is demonstrate trends” @jjmessner from @fundforpeace explains why rankings matter
This year #Mauritius became the first African nation to rank in the Very Stable category of the #FragileStatesIndex, reflecting its "political stability, economic development, and social cohesion between its myriad cultures." Read more from @jjmessner: https://t.co/OE19sW0hGA
Cautious optimism in the Caucasus: "Over the long-term, former Soviet states continue to dominate the list of most-improved countries, with Belarus, Georgia, Kyrgyz Republic, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan all ranking among the Top 20.” https://t.co/4G6oFq43nX