Operations

Saving Lives, Protecting Livelihoods and Enhancing the Resilience of Chronically Vulnerable Populations


About this Operation

Operation Documents

Budget Revisions

Resource Situation

This operation has been modified as per budget revision 3 (see below)

Chronic food insecurity affects 2.5 million people in the Niger; millions more are affected by transitory food insecurity during lean seasons, leading to increased mortality among young children. Chronic malnutrition affects half of all children, and acute malnutrition rates reach the World Health Organization’s emergency threshold. 

Poor households increasingly rely on coping mechanisms that drain their resources, limit human capital development and reduce their capacity to cope with shocks; the most vulnerable take one to three years to recover from a crisis. Assistance over an extended period is needed to lift communities out of extreme poverty and enhance their resilience to shocks.

Countries

Niger