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Armenia Food Security & Nutrition Working Group Response: Covered period: 01/08/2021 – 31/08/2021

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WORKING GROUP RESPONSE UPDATE

In August 2021 Action Against Hunger, with support of their partner Mission Armenia, provided in kind food assistance to 677 households in Kotayk, Ararat, and Yerevan. Food packages were provided to households of individuals in refugee-like situations that allowed them to meet 50% of their food needs for a month.
Alongside this, nutrition support was provided by Action Against Hunger and Mission Armenia to 540 individuals in Kotayk, Ararat, and Yerevan.
UNICEF targeted a further 3,190 individuals with nutrition support this month in the marzes of Syunik, Vayots Dzor,
Kotayk, Armavir, and Ararat. Services provide included child screening by mobile pediatric teams, and counseling/education sessions for parents/caregivers of young children and for pregnant women.
Following a needs assessment of the needs of individuals to maintain their means of food production, FAO designed a programme targeting households with support for livestock and poultry. In August 2021 278 households in Syunik and Gegharkunik received chicken feed.