Nigeria

Nigeria

WFP Nigeria Country Brief - March 2017

Post date Wednesday, 12 April, 2017 - 15:35
Document Type Brief
Content Themes Programme quality, Food Assistance, Food Security
Sources WFP

Highlights

  1. In March, WFP assisted 1.2 million Nigerians in conflict-affected zones in the Northeast of the country through cash-based transfers, in-kind food assistance and specialised nutritious food distributions. The total number of people assisted increased by 10 percent compared to January and February 2017. For the fourth consecutive month over one million people in Northeast Nigeria have been reached by WFP assistance.
  2. For the critical implementation and expansion of its emergency operations, WFP has established partnerships with 15 local and international humanitarian organizations.
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