In 2016, WFP Guatemala supported 660,100 foodinsecure people of which 91 percent under its protracted relief and recovery operation. Cash-based transfers (CBT) reached 24,000 households.
In close collaboration with the Government, WFP builds long-term resilience of vulnerable communities affected by natural disasters and climate change.
Nutrition education, women empowerment and institutional capacity are integrated into all WFP interventions. WFP promotes the principles of equality, no discrimination, transparency and accountability among its implementing partners.
- In December, WFP provided a specialized nutritious foods to 21,800 children aged 6-24 months under the nutrition component, and a family food basket to 27,000 people under the resilience component of the Country Programme 2015-2019. Emergency assistance under the Regional PRRO 200490 will resume food distributions during the first quarter of 2017, in close coordination with the Government.