Mauritania https://www.wfp.org/feeds/Mauritania Country content en 10 Things You Need To Know About El Niño https://www.wfp.org/stories/10-facts-about-el-nino Here are ten things to know about El Niño, the atmospheric event that threatens to complicate the food security situation in various countries across three continents. Please help the World Food Programme (WFP) raise awareness by sharing these facts on Twitter. Chad Djibouti El Salvador Eritrea Ethiopia Guatemala Haiti Honduras India Indonesia Kenya Malawi Mauritania Nicaragua Niger Pakistan Philippines Senegal Somalia South Sudan Sudan Uganda Zimbabwe Global Africa Americas Asia Tue, 18 Aug 2015 14:50:03 +0000 WFP 647604 at https://www.wfp.org EU Helps WFP Avoid Suspension Of Food Support For Mali Refugees In Mauritania https://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/eu-helps-wfp-avoid-suspension-food-support-mali-refugees-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 https://www.wfp.org UNHAS Needs Support to Continue Its Essential Role in Mauritania https://www.wfp.org/photos/gallery/and-away-unhas-mauritania-provides-lifesaving-access The United Nations Humanitarian Air Service (UNHAS) in Mauritania was established in March 2012 to help the humanitarian community reach people in need in the most remote and vulnerable areas of Mauritania.  More than 40 humanitarian organizations rely depend on UNHAS to transport humanitarian workers, light equipment, and to perform medical evacuations with greater security. Mauritania Mon, 08 Jun 2015 15:16:32 +0000 WFP 646676 at https://www.wfp.org Mauritania: WFP Continues to Support Refugees Fleeing Mali Violence https://www.wfp.org/stories/search-food-and-peace-wfp-supports-refugees-fleeing-violence-mali Set in the Sahelian desert of Mauritania, the Mbera refugee camp has been hosting over 52,000 Malian refugees who have fled violence in the northern part of their country. Unable to return home, the refugees are dependent on humanitarian assistance for their basic needs. The World Food Programme is there to help but needs support to continue coming to the aid of this vulnerale population who is not able to return home whilst the humanitarian and security situation remains precarious in northern Mali.  Mauritania Africa Thu, 28 May 2015 10:27:36 +0000 WFP 646531 at https://www.wfp.org 10 Facts About Hunger In Mauritania https://www.wfp.org/stories/10-facts-about-hunger-mauritania Here are ten facts that shed light on the hunger situation in Mauritania. Please help the World Food Programme (WFP) raise awareness by sharing these important facts on Twitter.  Mauritania Global Africa Mon, 25 May 2015 14:07:23 +0000 WFP 646482 at https://www.wfp.org Oman Contributes $1 Million For Hungry Families In Mauritania And Senegal https://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/oman-contributes-1-million-hungry-families-mauritania-and-senegal ROME – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today welcomed a contribution of US$1 million from the Sultanate of Oman to support food assistance programmes that will benefit people suffering the effects of drought and conflict in West Africa. Contributions to WFP Mauritania Senegal Africa Thu, 06 Mar 2014 09:45:11 +0000 WFP 641222 at https://www.wfp.org Mauritania: Training requirement gives cash assistance a long-term impact https://www.wfp.org/photos/gallery/mauritania-training-requirement-gives-cash-assistance-long-term-impact       Mauritania Sahel Local Cash and Vouchers Sun, 22 Sep 2013 16:14:41 +0000 WFP 548560 at https://www.wfp.org Life On The Brink Of Hunger in Mauritania https://www.wfp.org/stories/life-brink-hunger The land is deceptively green in the southern part of Mauritania. Recent rains may have allowed grass to grow and livestock to graze, but the region is still undergoing its “lean season” and, with meager harvests still some months away, the local populations of the southern regions of Brakna, Gorgol, Assaba, Tagant, and Guidimaka are struggling to see themselves through to harvest.  Mauritania Fri, 13 Sep 2013 10:03:45 +0000 Michael Sadleir 535388 at https://www.wfp.org M’bera Is Home For Many, But for How Long? https://www.wfp.org/photos/gallery/mbera-home-many-how-long M’bera camp is in the desert in south-east Mauritania, some 50 km from the Malian border.  Thanks to the European Commission’s humanitarian aid department (ECHO) and other donors, WFP is providing life-saving assistance to more than 74,000 refugees who have fled conflict in northern Mali since early 2012. Mali Mauritania Emergencies Mon, 01 Jul 2013 13:00:04 +0000 WFP 462392 at https://www.wfp.org Mauritania builds barriers to future shocks https://www.wfp.org/photos/gallery/mauritania-builds-barriers-future-shocks . Mauritania Local Cash and Vouchers Thu, 27 Jun 2013 17:26:27 +0000 WFP 462324 at https://www.wfp.org