Mali Country content en Malian Refugees In Burkina Faso Risk Losing Life-Saving Support OUAGADOUGOU – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) warn that without urgent support, 31,000 Malian refugees risk being cut off from life-saving assistance over the next three months. With the lean season fast approaching, this is the period when they are most vulnerable and most need support. Burkina Faso Mali Africa Thu, 24 Mar 2016 06:25:35 +0000 WFP 649335 at UN Agencies Press Donors To Keep Up Vital Support For Malian Refugees In Mauritania NOUAKCHOTT – The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) urge donors to provide immediate support to ensure that 50,000 Malian refugees in Mauritania’s Mberra camp continue to receive life-saving assistance. The three agencies warn that current funding will only cover needs until April. Mali Mauritania Africa Thu, 11 Feb 2016 09:17:06 +0000 WFP 648977 at Emirates Red Crescent Contribution Helps WFP Save Lives In Northern Mali BAMAKO - The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomed the Emirates Red Crescent (ERC)’s contribution of US$1 million to help nearly 30,000 malnourished children and women in the regions of Gao, Timbuktu and Kidal, where the nutritional situation is alarming. Mali Africa Tue, 19 Jan 2016 11:35:29 +0000 WFP 648830 at Stronger communities in Mali WFP Mali and its partner, World Vision, are supporting the Malian government to reinforce vulnerable populations' resilience in some of the harshest regions of the country. How? By working with the communities to build water tanks, dams, establish community gardens and carry out other activities that will help them become more resilient to climate shocks. Mali Africa Fri, 27 Nov 2015 10:31:35 +0000 WFP 648502 at 10 Things Everyone Should Know About Hunger In Mali Here are ten facts that shed light on the hunger situation in Mali, a country which is struggling to emerge from a series of concurrent crises. Please help the World Food Programme (WFP) raise awareness by sharing these important facts on Twitter.  Mali Global Africa Mon, 23 Nov 2015 11:28:08 +0000 WFP 645133 at WFP Chief Sees At First Hand Food And Nutrition Challenges In Mauritania NOUAKCHOTT – Seeing the challenges facing nearly 1 million food-insecure people amid rising malnutrition, the Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) warned that a shortage of funding could have drastic consequences for vulnerable Mauritanians and Malian refugees. Mali Mauritania Africa Thu, 22 Oct 2015 07:07:36 +0000 WFP 648216 at EU Helps WFP Avoid Suspension Of Food Support For Mali Refugees In Mauritania NOUAKCHOTT - The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today welcomes a contribution of €400,000 (approximately US$438,800) from the European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department (ECHO) that will enable WFP to maintain its food assistance over the next few months to nearly 50,000 Malian refugees in Mbera camp. Mali Mauritania Africa Mon, 10 Aug 2015 14:42:37 +0000 WFP 647554 at A Tale of Two Schools: School Meals in Mali Korka is in the second grade at Bankass school in Kani Kombole, and Amadou, in the sixth grade in Bandiagara school in Bendiely might live far apart - but they both have one thing in common: The World Food Programme's (WFP) school meals have helped to get them into the classroom and keep them there. Mali Africa Tue, 14 Jul 2015 10:51:07 +0000 WFP 647124 at Supporting Newly Displaced People in Northern Mali Renewed violence in northern Mali is causing mass displacements within the region of Timbuktu. About 60,000 people have been forced to flee their homes and find shelter in the region over the past few weeks, and more than 700 people have crossed the borders into neighboring countries. The World Food Programme (WFP) has stepped up its response to provide food to the newly displaced despite having limited resources.  Responding to Emergencies Mali Sahel Africa Refugees and IDPs Mon, 01 Jun 2015 14:37:10 +0000 WFP 646571 at Picture It: Zero Hunger, Endless Possibilities in Mali Every year, the World Food Programme organises a drawing contest in each of the countries where it has a school feeding programme.  For 2015, the topic was "Zero Hunger, Endless Possibilties," aiming to show how good nutrition can pave the way for a better future. This year, WFP Mali held the competition only in the Mopti region in order to provide better support for the participating schools. Mali Africa Wed, 27 May 2015 15:29:27 +0000 WFP 646522 at