Millions at risk of severe food insecurity in Latin America and the Caribbean due to COVID-19

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UN Secretary-General launches policy brief on food security

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Nutrition and Gender Equality: Linking Sectors for COVID-19 Response and Beyond

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COVID-19 knowledge hub

This knowledge hub aims to be a resource for all members of the SUN Movement to get informed about COVID-19 developments, at large. It also sheds light on important links between COVID-19 and nutrition, hunger, health and food systems – by bringing together important updates, guidance, articles and opinion pieces, in its initial stage. Nutrition can’t wait!

A message from the SUN Movement Coordinator on COVID-19 outbreak

Key resources

COVID-19 & nutrition: Key messages
COVID-19 & nutrition: Information note
SUN COVID-19 advocacy and communications strategy
COVID-19 & Scaling Up Nutrition Factsheet (June 2020)
WFP Global Response to COVID-19: June 2020
Análisis y respuestas de América Latina y el Caribe ante los efectos de COVID-19 en los sistemas alimentarios
Analysis and responses of Latin America and the Caribbean to the effects of COVID-19 on food systems
WHO Breastfeeding and COVID-19 Scientific Brief
COVID-19 Outbreak Readiness & Response
COVID-19 Situation
COVID-19 Pandemic
Global COVID-19 response plan
Response and Situation Reports
Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)
COVID-19 Outbreak
COVID-19 Pandemic
Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)
COVID-19 and nutrition Programming
Nutrition and COVID-19 briefs
COVID-19 and Nutrition Resources
Global Nutrition Cluster
COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 in SUN countries

SUN Movement actors

Professor Jessica Fanzo

Johns Hopkins University (USA)

SESAN Guatemala

Cápsula SESAN reunión con el Movimiento SUN


by Lead Group Member David Nabarro

World Bank Blogs
How nutrition can protect people’s health during COVID-19 – by Muhammad Ali Pate & Martien Van Nieuwkoop
Nutrition and Gender Equality: linking sectors for COVID-19 response and beyond
UN Secretary-General launches policy brief on food security
European Parliament
MEPs discussed actions to contain hunger pandemic with WFP Executive Director
Supporting Children’s Nutrition during the COVID-19 Pandemic
1,000 Days
COVID-19’s Triple Threat to Gender Equality, Nutrition and Future Potential


Learn more about COVID-19

Malnutrition and epidemics are intertwined. That makes fixing food systems crucial
After Covid-19, it’s in everyone’s interest to help the world’s poorest countries (Opinion)
Supporting children’s nutrition during the COVID-19 pandemic
Global nutrition crisis puts millions more at risk from coronavirus
Let’s use this pandemic-period to re-think how we work, to put in place systemic changes needed, focusing on resilience through health, nutrition and social protection systems that leave no one behind
How the pandemic is affecting funding for nutrition
COVID-19 USAID Guiding Principles and Recommendations
In Africa, a Drive to End Malnutrition Meets Covid-19 (Opinion)
WHO Manifesto for a healthy recovery from COVID-19

Upcoming events

Obesity, COVID-19 and food systems: collective action for a healthy recovery
Friday 10 July, 2020
From Page to Action: accountability for the furthest left behind in COVID-19 & beyond
Monday 13 July, 2020
Good Food For All – Averting a COVID-19 hunger crisis
Thursday 16 July, 2020

Watch and learn

Dr. David Nabarro – WHO Special Envoy for COVID-19 and SUN LG – Impact of COVID-19 on Nutrition
PAUL NEWNHAM – Director SDG2 Advocacy HUB – COVID19 and Nutrition
Patricia Palma – Directora de Programas de Seguridad Alimentaria y Nutricional (SG-SICA)
SUN Movement COVID-19 Webinar with Dr David Nabarro

Join the dialogue: #COVID19nutrition

Latest from the SUN website

WFP announced a massive rise in the number of hungry people around the world due to socio-economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic
COVID-19: safeguarding food systems and promoting healthy diets – A policy brief by the Global Panel
Yemeni children face deadly hunger and aid shortages as COVID-19 pandemic spreads
COVID-19: The evolving impact on how people meet the food system
A call for more innovative policies in Asia-Pacific to ensure food security and nutrition in the wake of COVID-19
Preventing the COVID-19 crisis from becoming a food crisis in LAC

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