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Jordan: RRP6 Monthly Update - March (Food Security)

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MARCH HIGHLIGHTS

Complementary assistance: In March, the LutheranWorld Federation distributed complementary food vouchers to 2,875 Syrian refugees in Mafraq, and 2,460 Syrian refugees in Irbid. The group targeted by this distribution includes unregistered refugees, as well as vulnerable households.

E-vouchers: WFP completed the second tranche of e-voucher distributions including the following governorates: Ma’an, Tafila, Karak and Balqa as well as Ramtha district in Irbid. Distributions for the third tranche are ongoing in the Tabrbour district of Amman and should conclude mid-April. Alongside e-card distributions WFP is distributing a wallet to each household for storing their ecard.

Azraq: WFP is in the process of creating a shop in Azraq camp which is planned to be completed prior to the opening of the camp. This will be the first time WFP starts assistance in camp setting with vouchers and a dedicated supermarket.

Nutrition: WFP cooperating partners Medair and Save the Children Jordan continue to implement the targeted nutrition programme for the treatment of Moderate Acute Malnutrition in the host community and Zaatari camp. Save the Children Jordan started the age appropriate blanket distributions of SuperCereal Plus for all children between 6-23 months of age in Zaatari camp on 30 March with plans to reach 6,000 children on a distribution cycle of three days.