Food parcels provide beneficiaries access to food at a time when inflation and currency depreciation have rendered basic commodities out of reach for many. Food prices have increased by more than 15 times since October 2019, while people’s purchasing power has significantly decreased and unemployment rates have risen. Meanwhile, the global repercussions of the Ukraine crisis have had a notable impact in Lebanon - a country that heavily relies on food imports. Increased global prices of food, namely wheat and oil, coupled with increased fuel prices following the conflict in Ukraine, have entailed further inflation in Lebanon.
WFP Lebanon Economic Crisis Response Factsheet – July 2022
The WFP Lebanon Economic Crisis Response Factsheet provides an overview of WFP’s in-kind food assistance to vulnerable Lebanese in Lebanon.