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Facts and Figures
23 April 2015

Since 2008, WFP has been providing food and nutrition support to the people living with HIV (PLHIV) and TB clients from Southeast of Myanmar.

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Facts and Figures
10 April 2015

In 2008, WFP opened its Myitkyina sub-office to provide food assistance to the conflict-affected communities in order to rebuild livelihoods and improve their food security and nutritional status through its protracted relief and recovery operation. In mid-2011, when clashes between the central Government and the KIA revolved around the disarmament and integration of the KIA into the border guard force, approximately 100,000 people in Kachin State were displaced. Since then, WFP has been providing life-saving food assistance to the internally displaced persons (IDPs) in the Government-controlled areas and areas beyond Government control.

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Facts and Figures
10 April 2015

WFP is the main humanitarian organization providing food assistance in Rakhine. Its first operation in Myanmar commenced in 1978 in northern Rakhine, following the return of 200,000 refugees from Bangladesh. Since June 2012, when the inter-communal violence broke out in Rakhine, WFP has been providing life-saving food assistance to over 128,000 internally displaced persons (IDPs) through its sub-offices in Maungdaw and Sittwe.

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Facts and Figures
2 April 2015

In many areas of Myanmar, WFP has long been the most reliable and regular source of food security and vulnerability information, helping to inform the program work of WFP and other stakeholders to tackle the issues of food insecurity in the country.

Facts and Figures
2 April 2015

Under the current three-year Protracted Relief and Recovery Operation, launched in January 2013, WFP school feeding covers early childhood development (ECD) centres and primary schools in two separate modalities: i) in-school feeding with a daily food snack of fortified high energy biscuits (HEB), and ii) take home family rations of rice in severely food-insecure areas, with at least 90 percent attendance.

Facts and Figures
2 April 2015

Fighting malnutrition and saving lives have always been a WFP priority. Under the current three-year Protracted Relief and Recovery Operation, WFP Myanmar carries out multifaceted nutrition interventions to tackle malnutrition in Magway, Rakhine, Kachin and Shan by providing the right food at the right time.

Facts and Figures
2 April 2015

WFP in Myanmar implements relief activities categorised by three target groups: continuous life-saving relief assistance to internally displaced people (IDPs); seasonal protracted relief assistance to particularly food-insecure and vulnerable households; and short-term emergency assistance to populations affected by natural disasters and conflicts.

Facts and Figures
2 April 2015

WFP’s response to HIV and TB epidemics in Myanmar under the protracted relief and recovery operation is designed to support the National Strategic Plans for AIDS and TB. The National Strategic Plan on AIDS (NASP) 2011-2016 guides Myanmar’s response to the HIV epidemic through a comprehensive package of HIV prevention, diagnostic, treatment and support services provided for PLHIV and their families.

Facts and Figures
2 April 2015

With an objective to assist post-disaster recovery through the restoration and rehabilitation of productive assets to improve household food security and create socio-economic opportunities for the most vulnerable groups, WFP provides family food ration and cash transfers for marginal and vulnerable population groups through its Assets Creation activities.

 

Facts and Figures
8 October 2012

WFP in Myanmar: Looking forward 2013 - 2017