This operation has been modified as per Budget Revision 3(see below).
Addressing humanitarian requirements and enhancing resilience in protracted crises present opportunities and challenges: in Somalia WFP’s responses need to be nuanced in view of the significant variations in vulnerability to food insecurity, adaptability, governance and insecurity. Protracted relief and recovery operation 200443 takes advantage of political and institutional opportunities in many parts of Somalia and was designed in consultation with the Government and local authorities, United Nations agencies, non-governmental organizations and donors. It continues a shift begun under emergency operation 200281 from life-saving relief assistance – primarily general food distributions – towards recovery assistance that enables communities to cope more effectively with hardships.
Humanitarian Assistance Remains Vital
An estimated 731,000 people remain in “crisis” and “emergency”, according to the latest findings from the Food Security and Nutrition Analysis Unit for Somalia (FSNAU). People belonging to these households require urgent lifesaving humanitarian assistance to help meet immediate food needs...