Thu. Jul 25th, 2024

The World Food Program announced that it provided food and financial support to more than 64,000 people in Libya during the month of May.

The program distributed five tons of food and provided cash transfers worth 1.43 million US dollars, as part of a comprehensive plan aimed at improving the food situation in the country, as the program needs additional funding estimated at 15.8 million dollars for the next six months.

The program launched an appeal to raise funding amounting to $43.8 million to help about 55,000 Sudanese refugees suffering from food insecurity in Libya.

The World Food Program intends to implement a comprehensive supplementary feeding program targeting 5,000 children under the age of five and 5,000 pregnant and breastfeeding women, in addition to distributing family food rations in the city of Kufra. It indicated that there are funding requirements worth $15.8 million for a period of six months (from June to November 2024) to implement These plans.

The number of beneficiaries of the World Food Program in Libya reached 40,546 people as of March 2024, and 209,118 people received assistance from the program during the month of March, including 19,254 of those affected by Storm “Daniel” who received direct financial assistance.

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