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Ceremony for launch of blanket feeding activities in CAR

Blanket feeding activities launched in CAR 1

The Health Minister of CAR arrives for the ceremony to launch WFP's blanket feeding programme, which aims to prevent acute malnutrition among children 6-23 months of age, pregnant women and nursing mothers with children under 6 months.  

Blanket feeding activities launched in CAR 2

The Minister of Health hands out nutrition products to a mother and child.  Blanket feeding distributions will take place monthly. 

Blanket feeding activities launched in CAR 3

Mothers and their children receive WFP nutritional assistance. CORDAID is the NGO responsible for the implementation of WFP's blanket feeding activities. Informational sessions were held for beneficiaires on a variety of topics, including nutrition and hygiene of infants and young children, and proper use of the rations. 

Blanket feeding activities launched in CAR 4

WFP Country Director in CAR hands out nutrition products during the launch of blanket feeding activities. 

Blanket feeding launch, ceremony attended by high level officials