WFP and UNRWA Gaza Food Distribution (For the Media)
On August 11th, WFP and UNRWA have a launched a special food distribution aiming to reach 730,000 conflict-affected people in Gaza. Since then, 250,000 people have already been reached. At the peak of the conflict WFP has reached up to 330,000 people with emergency food assistance including people taking refuge at UNRWA shelters and public shelters as well as people in hospitals, while people staying with host families receive emergency food vouchers. Prior to the Gaza crisis WFP and UNRWA were already reaching 1.1 million people.