Published on 03 September 2009

Distribution to other vulnerable groups besides internally displaced persons (IDPs) started in 14 governorates. It is expected that by the first week of October, implementation of all components of WFP food assistance will be operational.

The country office will start a pilot school meals project early October, for primary schoolchildren in eight vulnerable districts of Diyala, Ninewa, Wassit and Sulaymaniyah governorates, with the distribution of fortified date bars produced in Egypt.