On June 19, 2013 the Sahel Regional Humanitarian Coordinator, Robert Piper, visited Diourbel in the centre of Senegal. He met with communities which have benefited from WFP’s village food banks.
Robert Piper, the Sahel Regional Humanitarian Coordinator and Inge Breuer, the WFP Country Director on the way to the village cereal banks in Kael. They wanted to better understand how the assistance WFP provided mitigated the food and nutritional crisis.
The delegation visited a beneficiary who received food assistance during the food crisis. Her child recovered from moderate acute malnutrition thanks to plumply supplementary provided by WFP. The medical officer in the village calls it a ‘miracle’ for children.
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