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27 Mar 2017 description

Highlights

  • A campaign for mass distribution of mosquito nets has been launched. WFP will ensure the distribution of 7 million mosquito nets to 10 million people in 13 regions of Chad in the framework of UNDP’s programme to prevent malaria, the first cause of death in the country. WFP leverages its field presence and logistical expertise to dispatch the nets to 4,000 sites through 900 health centres.

27 Mar 2017 description

Highlights

  • WFP is expanding the use of cash-based transfers from 1 to 3 sites in the East region resulting in an additional 15,972 new people for cash assistance in February.

  • WFP continues to face critical funding gaps impacting the level of food and nutrition assistance provided to all targeted groups (refugees, displaced people and vulnerable host communities) in the Far North and eastern regions.

Operational Updates

27 Mar 2017 description
report ALIMA
  1. Contexte général :

Présente au Cameroun depuis bientôt un an, ALIMA assure la prise en charge des soins pédiatriques et la prise en charge des cas de malnutrition aiguë sévère avec complication médicales pour les enfants de moins de 5 ans dans l’Hôpital de District de Mokolo ainsi que dans le District de Santé de Makary. Le premier programme vient d’entrer dans son 11éme mois d’activité a été monté et mis en place en collaboration avec l’Hôpital de District de Mokolo, le district sanitaire et la Délégation Régionale de la Santé Publique.

27 Mar 2017 description

Press release 56/2017 27 March 2017

By decision of Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Kai Mykkänen, Finland’s humanitarian aid will amount to EUR 61.4 million, of which approximately EUR 20 million will be channelled to the famine-hit countries in the Horn of Africa and to Nigeria and Yemen.