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Donkey-pulled carts and canoes deliver food to communities isolated by floods

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The rainy season in Burkina Faso can lead to torrential rains and floods. Whilst access to distribution point can be difficult during the dry season, it becomes sometimes impossible during the rainy season. Roads are rendered non practicable. Entire plots of lands are flooded, isolating numerous villages where food assistance is most needed at this time of the year.

 

WFP Burkina in its tenacious fight against hunger in the country has collaborated with local communities in order to ensure the continuous food delivery. The trucks reach as close as possible the delivery points. Then, local community and WFP staffs are organizing traditional transports means in order to reach the delivery points.  In the Sahel region, WFP staff has worked in symbiosis with its beneficiaries to access villages across flooded areas.