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Getting malaria prevention back on track

Kampala, 22 April 2021 – Over the past two decades, the world has made great progress in reducing malaria cases and deaths, but the pace has stalled in many high malaria burden African countries...

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Cabo Verde

Cabo Verde attains zero local malaria transmission

Praia, 22 April 2021 – Cabo Verde has gone for three consecutive years – as of January 2021 – without local malaria transmission, becoming eligible to apply for the World Health Organization (WHO)...

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An open letter to States and their Leaders from the civil society organizations working with and for the 270 million people facing hunger, starvation or famine all over the world

**Every day, we bear witness to suffering and resilience. In Yemen, Afghanistan, Ethiopia, South Sudan, Burkina Faso, DRC, Honduras, Venezuela, Nigeria, Haiti, CAR, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Sudan and beyond...

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Yemen

WFP Yemen Country Brief, March 2021

In Numbers 8.3 million people targeted in March 2021 64,800 mt of general food assistance US$10.1 million cash-based transfers US$9.8 million food vouchers US$344.3 million six-month net funding...

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Turkey + 1 more

WFP Turkey Country Brief, March 2021

In Numbers 52,035 people assisted In March 2021 US$0.86 m distributed through value vouchers US$0.02 m distributed through cash for training US$15.8 million six-month net funding requirements (May...

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What’s wrong with the humanitarian aid system and how to fix it - Remarks by the Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, Mark Lowcock, at the Center for Global Development on Proposal for an Independent Commission for Voices in Crisis

22 April 2021 (online) I am thrilled to have this discussion at the CGD because a lot of the most interesting ideas on how to deal with this accountability problem have been generated by CGD...

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Tunisia

WFP Tunisia Country Brief, March 2021

In March 2021 WFP and the Tunisian Association for the Protection of Nature and Environment (ATPNE) held a capacity building workshop for cooperating partners in early March as part of the “Green...

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Syria

WFP Syria Country Brief, March 2021

In Numbers 56,122 mt of food assistance delivered US$ 1.7 m in cash-based transfers made US$ 466.6 m 6-month net funding requirement (April 2021 – September 2021, as of 26 March 2021) 4.9 m people...

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oPt

WFP Palestine Country Brief, March 2021

In Numbers 352,462 people assisted In March 2021 US$3.6 m cash-based transfers made 1,581 mt of food distributed US$31.8 m six months (May – October 2021) net funding requirements Operational Updates ...

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Libya

WFP Libya Country Brief, March 2021

In Numbers 105,000 people assisted in March 2021 900 mt of food assistance in March 2021 USD 359,000 of voucher assistance in March 2021 USD 9.9 million six-month net funding requirements (May –...

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Lebanon + 1 more

WFP Lebanon Country Brief, March 2021

In Numbers 1,415,260 people assisted in March 2021 US$21 m cash-based transfers made US$204.0 m six months net funding requirements (May 2021 – October 2021) Operational Updates • In March, WFP...

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Jordan + 5 more

WFP Jordan Country Brief, March 2021

In Numbers 513,000 refugees assisted through cash-based transfers in March 2021 7,500 Jordanians and refugees benefited from livelihood activities USD 108.9 million six months net funding...

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