ReliefWeb Headlines 3/21/23


ReliefWeb Headlines / 21 Mar 2023

World: WFP assesses impact of COVID-19 and other global events on school-based food and nutrition programmes

WFP – 21 Mar 2023
The State of School Feeding Worldwide 2022 identifies the key principles that underpin successful school feeding programmes as governments bolster their education systems for the future. Read more

Pakistan: More than 10 million people living in Pakistan’s flood-affected areas still lack access to safe drinking water

UNICEF – 21 Mar 2023
The floods damaged most of the water systems in affected areas, compelling people - including 2.5 million children - to solely rely on contaminated water from ponds and wells. Read more

Iraq: Funding shortfall forces WFP to limit food and cash aid to displaced Iraqis and Syrian refugees

WFP – 21 Mar 2023
As the funding shortfall coincides, regrettably, with the Holy Month of Ramadan, WFP is urgently seeking $10 million to continue providing food assistance to vulnerable IDPs until June 2023. Read more

Türkiye: Oxfam raises fresh concerns for Türkiye earthquake survivors as torrential rains batter devastated region

Oxfam – 15 Mar 2023
At least five people have been killed and at least five others are missing, with the provinces of Sanliurfa and Adiyaman badly hit. Footage shows streets in Sanliurfa turned into fast-flowing rivers. Read more
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