Update on World Food Programme School Feeding in Gaza

Published on 06 September 2009

In Gaza, during the first school session of 2009, the WFP program reached 50,950 children in 90 selected primary schools. Biscuits and milk were provided as well as take-home rations. WFP officer Ancel Kats states, "the programme supports the Ministry of Education and Higher Education (MoEHE) and its main objective is to maintain the enrolment of boys and girls in assisted schools at pre-crisis levels."

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