Mauritania Country content en WFP & UNICEF Issue Urgent Call For Support To Continue Vital Assistance In Mauritania NOUAKCHOTT, MAURITANIA – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) today warned that funding shortfalls threaten their ability to provide essential assistance to some of the most vulnerable families in Mauritania. Mauritania Africa Mon, 14 Mar 2016 12:21:26 +0000 WFP 649228 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 See How We #OrangeTheWorld, In Pictures none Cameroon Colombia Ecuador Guatemala Haiti India Mauritania Pakistan Somalia Global Focus on Women Gender Fri, 27 Nov 2015 14:28:12 +0000 WFP 648510 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 Mauritania: Reaching Families In Need World Food Programme (WFP) spokeswoman Adel Sarkozi visited Kaedi, in the southern region of Mauritania, where chronic food insecurity coupled with the lean season means that many people struggle to feed themselves and their families, and spoke to people in communities living on the brink of malnutrition. Here's her photo reportage.  Mauritania Global Africa Mon, 19 Oct 2015 11:26:10 +0000 WFP 648036 at USAID Helps WFP Continue Food Assistance To 50,000 Malian Refugees In Mauritania NOUAKCHOTT – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomes a US$2 million contribution from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), allowing WFP to support nearly 50,000 vulnerable Malian refugees from October onwards. 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. 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 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 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