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Safeguarding Lives, Improving Food Security and Nutrition, and Building Resilience

The situation in Yemen is characterized by insecurity, large-scale displacement, a breakdown of social services and poverty. 
This operation will support a shift from relief assistance to recovery and resilience to promote food and nutrition security. Beneficiaries will include internally displaced persons and returnees, vulnerable populations in most food-insecure areas, people affected by transient crises, infants, pregnant and lactating women affected by acute and chronic malnutrition, and school-age children. The operation is based on assessments such as WFP’s July 2013 food security monitoring survey, the 2013 country programme baseline survey by the United Nations Children’s Fund, 2011–2013 nutrition surveys and the 2011 comprehensive food security survey.