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Drought/Frost in Papua New Guinea: Update on UN & IOM Activities (as of 14 Dec 2015)

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This brief is produced by Office of the Resident Coordinator in Papua New Guinea in collaboration with individual UN agencies and intergovernmental organisations.

UN Activities

Education

Preparedness:

  • Prepositioned education supplies in all provinces (UNICEF)

Coordination:

  • Co-leading of Education Cluster (UNICEF)

Food Security

Technical Support:

  • Support mission of technical experts (FAO & WFP)

  • Technical support to National Agriculture Sector’s National Disaster Response Team (FAO)

  • Agricultural sector response strategy formulation (FAO)

  • Training of 100 master farmers on conservation agriculture/farming (IOM)

Response:

  • Distribution of 2,000 agricultural kits (IOM)

  • Provision and distribution of planting materials and tools to farmers (FAO)

  • Capacity building on water conservation, drought adaptation, small-scale irrigation techniques (FAO)