Mali Country content en Belgian Government Contribution Helps Saves Lives In Mali BAMAKO – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is happy to announce that the Belgian Government has contributed USD 2.2 million to help nearly 115,000 vulnerable persons in Mali. Mali Africa Mon, 21 Nov 2016 09:17:28 +0000 WFP 650637 at WFP School Meals In Jeopardy For Children In Mali As School Year Starts BAMAKO – As schools resume next week in Mali, school meals for nearly 180,000 children in about 1,000 schools are in jeopardy due to financial constraints at the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) – the main supporter of such initiatives. Unless US$3 million in funding is found urgently, WFP will have to suspend its school meals programme in Mali. School Meals Mali Africa Nutrition School Meals Tue, 27 Sep 2016 10:32:10 +0000 WFP 650385 at School Meals At Risk For 1.3 Million Children In West And Central Africa DAKAR – As schools resume this autumn, more than 1.3 million children across West and Central Africa risk missing out on school meals from the World Food Programme (WFP), as widening financial constraints force the United Nations agency – the top sponsor of such initiatives – to reduce its reach. School Meals Cameroon Central African Republic Chad Guinea Mali Mauritania Niger Senegal Global Africa School Meals Tue, 30 Aug 2016 09:30:00 +0000 WFP 650262 at Emergency food assistance bring relief to Mali’s most vulnerable when they need it the most In Mali and throughout the Sahel, the lean season−a planting period from June to September when food from the previous harvest runs out−places serious stress on families. Many struggle to feed their families, at times taking extreme measures to put food on the table. During the current lean season, nearly 30 percent of the population struggles to have enough food to eat. To help families better cope during this season, WFP provides large-scale food distributions in four regions in northern Mali.  Mali Sahel Africa Wed, 10 Aug 2016 17:51:14 +0000 WFP 650170 at Protracted Conflicts Causing Alarming Spikes In Severe Hunger Briefs for UN Security Council highlight how millions of people remain trapped in a vicious cycle of violence and hunger RBA Afghanistan Burundi Cameroon Central African Republic Chad Colombia Congo, Democratic Republic of the Côte d'Ivoire Guinea-Bissau Haiti Iraq Lebanon Liberia Mali Niger Nigeria South Sudan Sudan Syrian Arab Republic Yemen Global Rome-based agencies (RBAs) Fri, 29 Jul 2016 07:58:32 +0000 WFP 650109 at 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