CERF allocates $1.5 million to provide food and nutritional security for drought-affected populations in Honduras
In response to the severe food insecurity, CERF has allocated $1.5 million to humanitarian agencies in Honduras. The World Food Programme (WFP) will use $825,000 to provide emergency food assistance for approximately 21,000 people affected by food and nutritional insecurity in the southern region. The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) will use $149,000 for emergency therapeutic feeding to 800 severely acute malnourished children and $142,000 for water, sanitation and hygiene programmes for 10,000 people. The Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) will reactivate livelihoods of 3,200 small farmers affected by drought in the southern region with $281,000. The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)/World Health Organization(WHO) will use $139,000 for emergency nutritional surveillance and dissemination of critical health information to 70,000 families, including children, pregnant and nursing women affected by drought.
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