WFP Activities
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WFP’s activities in Sri Lanka continue to focus on meeting the food and nutrition needs of the most vulnerable especially returnees as they attempt to regain their livelihoods, thus promoting food security and peace and reconciliation. The main components of WFP interventions in Sri Lanka are:

- Emergency Support to IDPs returning and resettled IDPS as well as those remaining in camps

- Nutritional supplementation for pregnant and nursing mothers, as well as for children six months to five years of age;

- School meals to address short term hunger in primary/secondary schools;

- Rehabilitation and Infrastructure development activities for returnees.

- Food-for-training activities 

WFP Offices
Country at a glance 2014
Planned Beneficiaries210,000
Beneficiary needs (mt)10,411
Beneficiary needs ($US)16,569,500
Donors - 2014 ($US)
Donors - Directed contributions
Multilateral contributions-
Japan1,567,091
Sri Lanka1,046,157
Canada448,833
Threats to food security
  • Land Mines in former conflict areas
  • High Food Prices
  • Climate Change
  • Disruption of Agricultural Cycle