Under the PRRO 200987 WFP supports up to 88,200 targeted vulnerable refugees from Syria through the two main components of relief and livelihood/resilience-building with various activities, including: general food distribution, nutrition support to PLW, vocational trainings, capacity enhancement and access to schemes for small business start-up grants for selected refugees and host communities.
October distribution took place from 9 to 12 October, targeting 75,445 beneficiaries (72,775 Syrian refugees and 2,670 Palestinian refugees from Syria). Redemption period for October cycle ends on 28 October 2017.
In October 2017, WFP food voucher value remains at EGP 400, which is now equivalent to approx. USD 22 given the current UN exchange rate.
The data analysis for the 2016 Egyptian Vulnerability Assessment for Refugees (EVAR) in collaboration with UNHCR started in mid-March with the report expected to be released by the second half of 2017.