An aid worker for the Danish Refugee Council, one of WFP's partners in this operation, explains to a group of displaced people what food WFP will be distributing to people here at the Don Bosco church compound near Bangui. Over 2,000 families are receiving WFP emergency food aid at this site.
3 year old Juanita eating Plumpy Doz from her mother’s spoon. The supplement will help her fight malnutrition and keep away from disease. Since mid-February WFP provides extra children rations (Plumpy Sup, Plumpy Doz, Super Cereals Plus) in general food distributions so kids fight malnutrition and keep smiling.
A woman cooks some maize flour, just one hour after receiving it from a WFP distribution at Don Bosco Camp. Families share the rations of maize meal, split peas, vegetable oil, salt and children nutritional supplement after the distribution.
People living at the Don Bosco camp had not received food aid from WFP since early January because of problems getting supplies into CAR. Thanks to the recent airlift and three convoys arriving by road from Cameroon, WFP has been able to start a new cycle of distributions in several IDP sites in the capital.
2 February 2015 Bridging The Hunger Gap In A Divided City Of Bambari