WFP Guatemala Country Brief, April 2022 – Guatemala

WFP Guatemala Country Brief, April 2022 – Guatemala


In Numbers

USD 9.150 of cash-based transfers made*

USD 7.3 m six months (May – October 2022) internet funding necessities representing 73% of complete

11,801 individuals assisted* in April 2022

*Preliminary numbers

Operational Updates

  • Under the emergency response, WFP via the United Nations Partners Portal recognized new cooperating companions finalizing the decision of expression of curiosity. WFP will likely be finishing up emergency-related actions with companions which have a presence in USAID’s Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance mission intervention areas. Furthermore, forward of the mission implementation, conferences had been held on the native stage and cross-unit visits had been organized to focused communities.

  • To promote wholesome diets and good diet, WFP educated 1,800 college students, dad and mom and authorities employees in Alta Verapaz, Chimaltenango, Sololá, Zacapa, and Chiquimula on wholesome diet practices and governance in meals and diet safety. Specific coaching was additionally supplied on the dietary wants of infants and lactating and pregnant girls and ladies. The trainings held in Sololá are a part of the Government’s social and behavioural change communication technique. Furthermore, WFP performed diet festivals with well being authorities in Chimaltenango.

  • As a part of the Joint Programme with the International Fund for Agricultural Development and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, which hyperlinks household farming to the college feeding programme, college students, faculty workers, dad and mom and caregivers’ associations participated in workshops on diet and meals training, the creation and administration of college gardens, and the satisfactory tools and administration of college kitchens in Alta Verapaz, San Marcos, and Chiquimula.

  • Under its resilience actions, WFP reached 2,851 beneficiaries in Alta Verapaz, Chiquimula, El Progreso, and Zacapa with coaching on soil conservation and reforestation. Under threat financing, WFP began the method to insure 1,500 individuals in Alta Verapaz. While in Jocotán, the intervention benefitted 350 beneficiaries.

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