Nigeria

Nigeria

WFP Nigeria Situation Report #19

Post date Friday, 8 September, 2017 - 19:02
Document Type Situation Report
Content Themes Humanitarian Response Planning, Response type, Food Assistance, Food Security, Food Security Cluster
Sources Food Security Cluster, Food Security Sector, WFP

Highlights  

  •  WFP Nigeria’s new Representative and Country Director, Ms. Myrta Kaulard took up duty on 14 August 2017.
  • During the month of August WFP, both directly and through partnerships, has assisted 973,000 beneficiaries in Borno, Yobe and Adamawa States (83 percent through in-kind food assistance and 17 percent through cash-based transfers). 
  • Congestion at Lagos port continues to hinder delivery of internationally procured food, including WFP specialized nutritious foods, which affected August assistance to children and pregnant and nursing women. 
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