WFP Mauritania Country Brief, November 2020

OPERATIONAL UPDATES

• Lean season response ended in November 2020. A preliminary appraisal of WFP’s drought-response activities indicates the positive impacts of the response provided from May to September in the regions of Tagant and from June to November in Guidimakha, Assaba, Gorgol and Hodh El Charghi. According to several assessments (2019/2020), these regions are characterized with highest prevalence of food insecurity and malnutrition. A total of 147,667 people (63 percent of the general CSP target) received cash transfers as part of the general food distributions, including 16,400 girls, boys and pregnant and lactating women (PLWs) who also received fortified blended foods to prevent malnutrition.

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