Mauritania Country content en Mauritania: Reaching Families in Need You travel through the countryside in southern Mauritania, heading to Kaedi – about 400 kilometres away from the capital, towards the border with Senegal. You have five to six hours to take in the world unfolding around you. The rolling hills. The dunes of sand. The brightly coloured houses dotting the desert. A camel. Not giving a ride but taking one – in the back of a jeep.  The sky. In the bluest shade you can imagine, with big, fluffy clouds gliding across it.  Mauritania Africa Fri, 02 Oct 2015 11:26:10 +0000 WFP 648036 at 10 Facts About Hunger Here are ten things to know to understand the global food and nutrition situation. Please help the World Food Programme (WFP) raise awareness by sharing these facts on Twitter. 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Mauritania Africa Tue, 15 Sep 2015 11:20:48 +0000 WFP 647872 at 10 Things You Need To Know About El Niño 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. 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Mali Mauritania Africa Mon, 10 Aug 2015 14:42:37 +0000 WFP 647554 at UNHAS Needs Support to Continue Its Essential Role in Mauritania 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 Mauritania: WFP Continues to Support Refugees Fleeing Mali Violence 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 10 Facts About Hunger In 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 Oman Contributes $1 Million For Hungry Families In 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. 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