The work done by the World Food Programme (WFP
) is very important to us.
assists the non-refugee communities in Gaza and the West Bank who are most acutely hit by the lack of jobs and who receive less than US$1 a day to cover basic housing, clothing and food needs.
Executive Board approved the Nigeria Country Strategic Plan, during its meeting in February in Rome.
Regional Director shared some of the intervention in which WFP
was supporting the Ministry of Health technically and financially.
, he recalled, had been working in the AJK since early 1970s but its services after the devastating 2005 earthquake were tremendous.
Since 2013, WFP
has been partnering with the Department of Health under Integrated Community Nutrition Program (ICNP) in the wake of National Nutrition Survey 2011 in the five of severely malnourished districts of AJK i.e Neelum, Jhelum Valley, Muzaffarbad, Bagh and Haveli.
The centre was developed by the WFP
, in partnership with the Egypt, and will facilitate knowledge-exchange activities, as well as provide diverse and proven national expertise on development interventions.
So telecommunications is essential," Mageed Yahya, WFP
Country Director, said.
CMAM: Through the Community Based Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) WFP
is covering Moderately Acute Malnourished (MAM) children (6-59 months) and Severely Malnourished PLWS through a Targeted Supplementary Feeding Programme (TSFP) complementing four food insecure districts, Tharparkar, UmerKot, Sanghar and Jamshoro.
Since 2013, the WFP
has also been implementing nutrition sensitive interventions and providing nutrition support to vulnerable communities in the province.
Beasley and hoped that his visit will result in extensive cooperation amongst WFP
is grateful for contributions from Australia, Canada, Denmark, the European Union (ECHO), Germany, Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Switzerland, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, the UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF), Thailand, the UK, the USA and private and corporate donors.