Algeria

WFP’s School Feeding Programme In Algeria To Resume in October, After School Holidays

WFP, in cooperation with Italian NGO Comitato Internazionale per lo Sviluppo dei Popoli (CISP), which focuses on development cooperation and humanitarian aid, completed in June 2014 its school feeding programme at Algeria’s Sahrawi refugee camps for the academic year 2013/2014. A total of 32,060 primary school children received a mid-morning snack over the span of 156 days. 

Overview

Since 1986, WFP has been providing assistance to refugees from the Western Sahara living in Algeria, ensuring that their basic food and nutritional needs are met. They are located in five camps near the town of Tindouf, some 2,000 km southwest of Algiers.

 

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