WFP has extensive experience integrating climate risk insurance solutions as an element of financial and social protection. This factsheet provides a summary of the evidence on how WFP-supported microinsurance...
- WFP opened one new e-voucher outlet in July bringing the total to 22 e-voucher outlets.
- Live fish and chicken have been added to one more Fresh Food Corners (FFCs); 14 out of 16 FFCs now offer live fish and chicken.
- During the recent monsoon flash flooding in July, WFP provided rapid response support to 4,465 households through 4,465 cartons of fortified biscuits. WFP also distributed 92,536 hot meals as of 31 July.
- To support the flood response, WFP provided 10,000 sandbags to be used to prevent landslides in the camps.
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24 Aug 2021
|Knowledge service | Metadata||Global Food and Nutrition Security | Food security and food crises |Extreme weather eventClimate actionClimate-smart agricultureClimate extremeSafety netSchool feeding|
|Digital Europa Thesaurus (DET)||food securityhumanitarian aidresilienceadaptation to climate changefloodinsurancecash and voucher assistancerisk management|
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