Published on 28 August 2009

Five governorates started distribution to other vulnerable groups besides internally displaced persons (IDPs - Babel, Najaf, Wassit Missan and Diwaniya). It is expected that by the first week of October, implementation of all components of WFP food assistance will be operational in all the governorates.

The country office will start a pilot school meals project after Ramadan, late September, for primary schoolchildren in eight vulnerable districts of Diyala, Ninewa, Wassit and Sulaymaniyah governorates, with the distribution of date bars produced and purchased in Egypt.

Warehouse management training for CPs is scheduled to take place in Erbil at the end of September. The training will be facilitated by the Head of Logistics.