Honduras

WFP Honduras Country Brief, December 2021

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In Numbers

USD 690,597 cash-based transfers

USD 19.2 m six-months (January – June 2022) net funding requirements, representing 52% of total

78,859 people assisted in DECEMBER 2021

Operational Updates

  • The Vulnerable Groups programme team signed the second addendum to the agreement to implement the conditional food assistance programme with CashBased Transfer (CBT) modality. WFP completed phase 1 in October 2021. Phase 2 is planned to be implemented in 2022, with food assistance through a value voucher for vulnerable populations (pregnant and lactating women and children under two years of age) in two municipalities of La Paz, a department with one of the highest percentages of chronic malnutrition.

  • Under the resilience building programme, thirty-two artificial reefs have been submerged as part of the marine habitat restoration process in the Gulf of Fonseca region, within the collaboration agreement between WFP and the Committee for the Defense and Development of the Flora and Fauna of the Gulf of Fonseca (CODEFFAGOLF for its Spanish acronym)

  • The Resilience Programme continued with food assistance through CBT to 4,882 households. The intervention has a component of food assistance to support asset creation and a strong capacity strengthening process.

  • WFP's Emergency Response Programme provided assistance to 8,880 households affected by drought. WFP provided assistance through a combination of commodity vouchers and the new multipurpose cash modality, which allows people affected by a crisis to freely choose how to meet their needs.

  • WFP, in partnership with Plan International, has begun the construction of 13 houses for families affected by hurricanes Eta and Iota in the communities of Ceibita and Pinalejo, in Santa Barbara department