WFP Activities

WFP’s activities in Sri Lanka continue to focus on meeting the food and nutrition needs of the most vulnerable especially returnees as they attempt to regain their livelihoods, thus promoting food security and peace and reconciliation. The main components of WFP interventions in Sri Lanka are:

- Emergency Support to IDPs returning and resettled IDPS as well as those remaining in camps

- Nutritional supplementation for pregnant and nursing mothers, as well as for children six months to five years of age;

- School meals to address short term hunger in primary/secondary schools;

- Rehabilitation and Infrastructure development activities for returnees.

- Food-for-training activities 

WFP Offices
Threats to food security
  • Land Mines in former conflict areas
  • High Food Prices
  • Climate Change
  • Disruption of Agricultural Cycle