Published on 17 September 2009

The approved Interim Risk Finance for Productive Safety-Net Programme (PSNP) for 2009, which plans extended assistance to 6.47 million PSNP beneficiaries living in hotspot areas drought/emergency affected areas is ongoing. The assistance consists of one month food assistance for priority one areas and cash for another two months. Delivery of assistance has started already.

Revalidation exercise of Sudanese refugees in camps in west Ethiopia is ongoing with support from WFP.