Sign up today to join our online community, receive email alerts, and make a difference!
Cancel

Food Distribution In 20-Degree Frosts

Hidden In Snowy Mountains
A Perilous Journey Through The Snow
Distribution In The Yard
Residents Of Kosh-Bulak Are Happy To Receive Food Rations
Food Distribution In Toguz-Toro
Food Delivery To Inaccessible Villages
Food Distribution In 20-Degree Frosts
During Extreme Winters
Extreme Weather Exacerbates Hardships For Kyrgyzstan's Poor
Before The Food Distribution
A Key Community Project In Kosh-Bulak

For residents of the remote Kosh-Bulak village, WFP’s food-for-assets programme was the only opportunity to provide food for their families in the winter months. A normal 500-km route to Kosh-Bulak village from Bishkek, the Kyrgyz capital, takes approximately 10 to 11 hours. However, last week it took WFP Field Monitors two days to get there as they had to literally dig their way through the snow. Despite difficulties, the food distribution started on time.