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20 Dec 2018 description

Favorable December rainfall raises prospects of average or above-average 2019 Season A harvests


• Rainfall since the second half of November has compensated for early season deficits in September and October. Key informants indicate that most crops are developing normally, and January-February 2019 Season A harvests are likely to be average to above average. This combined with above-average purchasing power is anticipated to support Minimal (IPC Phase 1) outcomes through at least May 2019.

30 Nov 2018 description

Likely average Season A production to support Minimal (IPC Phase 1) outcomes

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28 Nov 2018 description

Operational Updates

• WFP provided lifesaving food and nutrition assistance to more than 146,800 refugees living in six refugee camps across Rwanda. In total, 953 mt of in-kind food commodities were distributed and US$ 765,000 of cash was transferred electronically to refugees’ smart cards. Cash assistance has continued to enable refugees to buy food of their choice from local shops and markets.

14 Nov 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund


• UNICEF developed a preparedness and response plan for Ebola Virus Disease and contributed the National Ebola Preparedness and Response Plan. A total of US$ 370,000 was allocated through the UNICEF Emergency Programme Fund as a loan to accelerate implementation of the preparedness activities.