Canadian Foodgrains Bank Food Assistance Fund

The Canadian Foodgrains Bank, with the support of the Government Canada, manages a draw-down fund to provide food assistance to people experiencing humanitarian crises around the world. The Canadian Foodgrains Bank is a partnership of 15 church and church-based agencies working together to end global hunger.

Below is a list of allocations recently made by the Canadian Foodgrains Bank.

August 2020

Food Assistance for Displaced People in Shasha, Mubimbi and Poste

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) was allocated $165,000 to provide food assistance to approximately 5,484 conflict-affected people for three months in response to the ongoing food insecurity in South Kivu caused by displacement, COVID-19, and the lingering effects of the Ebola outbreak. The project will focus on providing food assistance through two unconditional in-kind transfers.

July 2020

Prevention and treatment of malnutrition in Gedo Region

Somalia

Development & Peace–Caritas Canada was allocated $550,000 to provide food assistance to approximately 7,500 people for eight months in response to increased food insecurity due to displacement, drought, and the impact of COVID-19 on local markets. The project will focus on providing ready-to-use supplementary food rations to mothers and children facing acute malnutrition.

Gomjuer Food Assistance Project

South Sudan

The Canadian Baptist Ministries was allocated $555,000 to provide food assistance to approximately 4,600 people for six months in response to increased food insecurity due to displacement, flooding, and the impact of COVID-19 on local markets. The project will focus on providing in-kind food rations to vulnerable households.

Food Assistance in Duk County, Jonglei State

South Sudan

Canadian Lutheran World Relief was allocated $300,000 to provide food assistance to approximately 6,350 people for one month in response to increased food insecurity due to protracted conflict, recurrent flooding, and the impact of COVID-19 on local markets. The project will focus on providing cash vouchers to vulnerable households to allow them to purchase needed food supplies prior to autumn harvests.

June 2020

Targeted Supplementary Food Assistance for Vulnerable Children and Youth

Zimbabwe

 Emergency Relief & Development Overseas was allocated $356,100 to provide food assistance to approximately 12,400 at-risk children and youth for nine months in response to drought. The project will focus on providing targeted supplementary food rations to combat acute malnutrition.

Food Assistance in Fizi Territory

DRC

Mennonite Central Committee was allocated $400,000 to provide food assistance to approximately 2,854 people for five months in response to ongoing conflict and displacement across Fizi Terrirory. The project will focus on providing food assistance through monthly unconditional in-kid food transfers to cover food gaps that has resulted from a poor harvest due to flooding.  

Life-saving targeted malnutrition treatment program for children in the St. Marc and Hinche communes of Haiti

Haiti
Partners in Health Canada and Zanmi Lasante Haiti was allocated $352,175 to provide curative treatment to approximately 7,490 malnourished children for 10 months in response to the food security crisis brought on by drought and disruptions to food supplies. The project will focus on reducing moderate as well as severe acute malnutrition.

Food Assistance in Ruyigi and Cankuzo Provinces

Burundi
Lutheran World Federation Burundi was allocated $504,914 to provide food assistance to approximately 3,000 people for eight months in response to the repatriation of Burundian refugees from Tanzania. The project will focus on providing food assistance through four bimonthly distributions of food vouchers to severely food insecure people affected by displacement as well as a one-time livelihood voucher to purchase inputs such as seeds and tools for re-establishing livelihoods per households.

May 2020

Food Assistance in Gongulong, Borno State

Nigeria
World Renew was allocated $981,949 to provide food assistance to approximately 9,200 people for six months in response to acute food insecurity amongst conflict-displaced populations and host communities. The project will focus on providing unconditional cash transfers to vulnerable food insecure households to help them meet basic needs.

Nutrition support for Drought-affected Pastoralists in Bidu, Afar Region

Ethiopia
The Mennonite Central Committee was allocated $115,000 to provide food assistance to approximately 2,000 people for two months in response to drought. The project will focus on providing supplementary food rations to pregnant and lactating women in order to increase food security and decrease malnutrition.

April 2020

Nutrition Assistance in the Gedo region of Somalia

Somalia
Development & Peace–Caritas Canada was allocated $337,886 to provide food assistance to approximately 6,400 people for six months in response to drought- and displacement-driven food insecurity and acute malnutrition. The project will focus on providing therapeutic ‘ready-to-use supplementary food’ rations to acutely malnourished mothers and children. 

Food Vouchers for Refugees from Syria in Lebanon

Lebanon
Mennonite Central Committee Canada was allocated $1,835,000 to provide food assistance to approximately 715 households for 12 months in response to humanitarian needs of Syrian refugees and other vulnerable groups in Lebanon. The project will focus on providing food vouchers to crisis-affected households in Beirut and southern Lebanon. 

Food Vouchers for Syrian Refugees in Lebanon

Lebanon
World Renew was allocated $1,200,000 to provide food assistance to approximately 750 families for 12 months in response to humanitarian needs of Syrian refugees and other vulnerable groups in Lebanon. The project will focus on providing food vouchers to crisis-affected households in Lebanon. 

Food Baskets for Syrian Refugees in Zahle, Lebanon

Lebanon
Canadian Baptist Ministries was allocated $770,000 to provide food assistance to approximately 776 households for 12 months in response to humanitarian needs of Syrian refugees and other vulnerable groups in Lebanon. The project will focus on providing food baskets to crisis-affected families in Zahle.

December 2019

Nutrition Assistance in Phoukoud District

Laos
ADRA Canada (Adventist Development & Relief Agency) was allocated $233,080 to provide nutrition assistance to approximately 12,000 people for one year in response to elevated levels of acute malnutrition in rural Laos. The project will focus on providing ongoing monitoring and referral of cases of severe malnutrition and the training of beneficiaries to improve their knowledge of nutritious food consumption.

Fourth Phase of Food Assistance in Aweil East

South Sudan
Tearfund Canada was allocated $700,000 to provide food assistance to approximately 1,200 households (approximately 8,400 individuals) for 3 months in response to acute food insecurity due to the ongoing political crisis and extensive flooding. The project will focus on providing food assistance through the provision of food vouchers and through the provision of vegetable seeds and farming tools.

November 2019

Binga Drought Response

Zimbabwe
The Mennonite Central Committee was allocated $510,000 to provide food assistance to approximately 10,500 people for five months in response to ongoing food insecurity related to the impact of ongoing drought. The project will focus on providing in-kind food rations to affected households in order to increase food security.

Cyclone Idai Response in Nsanje District

Malawi
The Nazarene Compassionate Ministries was allocated $176,138 to provide food assistance to approximately 3,000 people for five months in response to ongoing food insecurity related to the impact of Tropical Cyclone Idai. The project will focus on providing unconditional cash transfers to affected households in order to increase food security.

Cyclone Idai Flood Response

Malawi
Presbyterian World Service & Development was allocated $353,750 to provide food assistance to approximately 8,000 people for four months in response to ongoing food insecurity related to the impact of Tropical Cyclone Idai. The project will focus on providing unconditional cash transfers for four months, in order to increase food security.

September 2019

Drought response in Mwandi District 

Zambia
World Renew was allocated $1,488,735 to provide food assistance to approximately 4,000 households for six months in response to worsening drought conditions and food insecurity. The project will focus on providing emergency in-kind food assistance.

August 2019

Food Assistance in Marib Governorate

Yemen
Adventist Development and Relief Agency Canada was allocated $1,150,005 to provide food assistance to approximately 1,100 households for 6 months in response to ongoing conflict-related food insecurity. The project will focus on providing commodity vouchers to the most vulnerable households in Harib Alqaramish district, Marib Governorate.

July 2019

Rohingya Refugee Response

Bangladesh
World Renew was allocated $899,438 to provide food vouchers to 62,278 Rohingya refugees in the camps of Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh for five months (February to June 2019). The provision of food vouchers for items such as vegetables, salt, milk, eggs, dried fish and spices will complement the food staples rations provided by the World Food Programme and help Rohingya refugee households access a more diverse and nutritious diet while increasing their freedom of choice and sense of dignity.”   

Food Assistance in Duk and Uror counties, Jonglei

South Sudan
Canadian Lutheran World Relief was allocated $500,000 to provide food vouchers to 26,449 crisis-affected people for July in response to ongoing conflict-related food insecurity, which is linked to widespread population displacement and disruption to food production and livelihoods. The project will focus on the most vulnerable households, including vulnerable female-headed and child-headed households, and help address the food gap during the lean period in Duk and Uror counties, Jonglei.

June 2019

Food Assistance in Melut Payam, Northern Upper Nile

South Sudan
Canadian Baptist Ministries was allocated $460,000 to provide food assistance to 4,860 crisis-affected people for six months in response to ongoing conflict-related food insecurity, which is linked to widespread population displacement and disruption to food production and livelihoods.  The project will focus on the most vulnerable households returning to the area after years as refugees or internally displaced people in Melut Payam, Northern Upper Nile.

Emergency Food Assistance in the Taiz Governorate

Yemen
The Christian and Missionary Alliance was allocated $417,514 to provide food assistance to approximately 3,794 people for six months in the Taiz Governorate in Yemen. This project will focus on the provision of in-kind food assistance to people displaced as a result of the conflict and insecurity in Yemen.

Cyclone Idai Response in Nsanje District

Malawi
The Nazarene Compassionate Ministries was allocated $240,938 to provide food assistance to approximately 5,000 people for four months in response to food insecurity arising from flooding and crop damage resulting from Cyclone Idai. The project will focus on providing in-kind food assistance and agricultural inputs to 1,000 vulnerable households.

Binga Drought Response Extension

Zimbabwe
The Mennonite Central Committee was allocated $792,000 to provide food assistance to approximately 2,700 households for four months in response to ongoing drought. The project will focus on providing in-kind food rations to households facing acute food insecurity. This funding increase to the Binga Drought Response Project will bring the total value of this critical food assistance to $1,262,000 since December 2018.

May 2019

Food Assistance in Aweil East, Northern Bar el Ghazal

South Sudan
Tearfund Canada was allocated $774,728 to provide food vouchers to 8,400 crisis-affected people for four months in response to ongoing conflict-related food insecurity, which is linked to widespread population displacement and disruption to food production and livelihoods. The project will focus on the most vulnerable households, including vulnerable female-headed and child-headed households, and help address the food gap during the lean period in Aweil East, Northern Bar el Ghazal.

April 2019

Food Assistance in Gongulong, Borno State

Nigeria
World Renew was allocated $1,170,529 to provide food assistance to approximately 7,200 people for 9 months in response to food insecurity caused by the intensification of the ongoing conflict in North-East Nigeria. The project will focus on providing emergency cash transfers and diet diversification awareness raising to support nutritious consumption patterns and increase food security.

Cyclone Idai Response in Chikwawa District

Malawi
World Renew was allocated $657,026 to provide food assistance to approximately 11,400 people for five months in response to flooding-induced displacement. The project will focus on providing in-kind food rations to displaced and food-insecure households.

Emergency Food Assistance to Conflict-Related Households in Taiz Governorate

Yemen
Emergency Relief & Development Overseas was allocated $500,000 to provide food assistance to approximately 5,120 people for five months in response to ongoing conflict-related food insecurity. The project will focus on providing in-kind food transfers to the most vulnerable households in Taiz Governorate. 

February 2019

Food Assistance in Duk and Uror counties, Jonglei

South Sudan
Canadian Lutheran World Relief was allocated $347,748 to provide food assistance to 19,044 crisis-affected people for three months in response to ongoing conflict-related food insecurity, which is linked to widespread population displacement and disruption to food production and livelihoods. The project will focus on the most vulnerable households, including vulnerable female-headed and child-headed households, whose needs are not being met by any other ongoing interventions in Duk and Uror counties, Jonglei State.

Food Assistance for Conflict Affected Internally Displaced Persons in Babile Woreda, East Hararghe Zone, Oromia

Ethiopia
Canadian Lutheran World Relief was allocated $466,200 to provide food assistance to approximately 12,600 people for three months in response to conflict-induced displacement along the border of Ethiopia’s Somalia and Oromia regions. The project will focus on providing general emergency food rations to affected households and additional targeted supplementary food commodities for pregnant and lactating women and vulnerable children.

Emergency Food Assistance to Drought-Affected Households in Umerkot

Pakistan
Presbyterian World Service and Development was allocated $837,163 to provide food assistance to approximately 1,600 households (8,960 beneficiaries) for 6 months in response to a severe drought affecting southern Pakistan. The project will focus on providing food commodity vouchers and agricultural input to drought-affected communities in Umerkot district, Sindh province.

January 2019

Rohingya Refugee Response

Bangladesh
World Renew was allocated $899,438 to provide food vouchers to 62,278 Rohingya refugees in the camps of Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh for five months (February to June 2019). The provision of food vouchers for items such as vegetables, salt, milk, eggs, dried fish and spices will complement the food staples rations provided by the World Food Programme and help Rohingya refugee households access a more diverse and nutritious diet while increasing their freedom of choice and sense of dignity.”   

Emergency Food Assistance in Paoua sub-prefecture

Central African Republic
Canadian Lutheran World Relief was allocated $443,657 to provide food assistance to approximately 6,180 vulnerable internally displaced persons for 4 months in response to high levels of malnutrition and food insecurity stemming from displacement and loss of livelihoods in Paoua sub-prefecture. The project will provide food vouchers in order to increase food security.

December 2018

Kasai Emergency Nutrition and Food Assistance

Democratic Republic of the Congo
Adventist Development and Relief Agency Canada was allocated $1,020,000 to provide nutrition and food assistance to approximately 2,000 vulnerable children and their households, as well as 20 clinics for four months in Mutena Health Zone, Kasai, to respond to increased levels of malnutrition and food insecurity which has been exacerbated by additional displacement caused by the expulsion of Congolese from Angola. The project will focus on providing therapeutic food, supplementary food, and medicines to support immediate food consumption and a nutrition campaign.

Kasai Emergency Food Assistance

Democratic Republic of the Congo
Mennonite Central Committee Canada (MCCC) was allocated $374,996 to provide food assistance to approximately 1,000 vulnerable households for four months in response to high levels of malnutrition and food insecurity exacerbated by additional displacement following the expulsion of Congolese from Angola. The project will focus on providing emergency unconditional food transfers to support consumption patterns and increase food security. In the first two phases of the project, MCCC was allocated a total of $1,050,000 and reached 2,010 vulnerable households.

Binga Drought Response

Zimbabwe
The Mennonite Central Committee was allocated $469,833 to provide food assistance to approximately 1,800 households for four months in response to increasing drought-related food insecurity in Zimbabwe. The project will focus on providing emergency food assistance rations through conditional and unconditional cash for work interventions.

November 2018

Food Assistance in Marib Governorate

Yemen
Adventist Development and Relief Agency Canada was allocated $1,089,048 to provide food assistance to approximately 1,100 households for 6 months in response to ongoing conflict-related food insecurity. The project will focus on providing commodity vouchers to the most vulnerable households in Harib Alqaramish district, Marib Governorate.

October 2018

Food Assistance in Melut Payam, Upper Nile

South Sudan
The Canadian Baptist Ministries was allocated $325,000 to provide food assistance to 4,860 crisis-affected people for four months in response to displacement and conflict-related food insecurity. The project will focus on providing emergency food assistance to the most vulnerable households returning to Melut Payam, Upper Nile after years as refugees or internally displaced people.

Emergency cash assistance for drought-affected persons

Afghanistan
Presbyterian World Service and Development was allocated $632,800 to provide food assistance to approximately 800 households for 5 months in response to drought. The project will focus on providing emergency food assistance through unconditional cash transfers in order to increase food security of drought affected persons.

September 2018

Emergency Food Assistance in Fizi territory

Democratic Republic of Congo
Mennonite Central Committee Canada was allocated $225,000 to provide food assistance to approximately 1,250 vulnerable internally displaced persons for 4 months of the year in response to high levels of malnutrition and food insecurity stemming from displacement and loss of livelihoods in Fizi territory. The project will provide unconditional emergency food transfers, seeds, and tools to support livelihoods and increase food security.

Improving nutrition for women and children

Somalia            
Development & Peace–Caritas Canada was allocated $377,405 to provide food assistance to approximately 4,246 women and children for six months in response to increased acute malnutrition due to drought, flooding, and displacement. The project will focus on providing ready-to-use therapeutic food and supplementary food rations to acutely malnourished children and pregnant or lactating women.

August 2018

Food Assistance in Kapoeta North, Eastern Equatoria

South Sudan
Adventist Development and Relief Agency Canada was allocated $580,000 to provide food assistance to 8,500 people for 8 months in response to ongoing conflict-related food insecurity, which is at a critical level as a result of two consecutive years of minimal rainfall and crop failure. The project will focus on the most vulnerable households whose needs are not being met by any other ongoing interventions in Kapoeta North, Eastern Equatoria State.

Food assistance in North Matebeleland

Zimbabwe
Emergency Relief & Development Overseas was allocated $290,657 to provide food assistance to approximately 11,575 people for 8 months in response to worsening drought. The project will focus on providing supplementary fortified food commodities for vulnerable children under five years old or with special needs.

June 2018

Emergency Food Assistance in Kasai Province

Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)
In addition to a previous allocation in January 2018, Mennonite Central Committee Canada (MCCC) was allocated a further $700,000 to provide food assistance to approximately 1,180 vulnerable households for 5 months in response to high levels of malnutrition and food insecurity stemming from displacement and loss of livelihoods in the Kasai region. The project will focus on providing emergency food transfers to support consumption patterns and increase food security.

Feeding pregnant and lactating South Sudanese refugees

Uganda
In addition to previous allocations in December 2016 and August 2017, Emergency Relief and Development Overseas (ERDO) was allocated a further $320,000 to provide supplementary food for another 9 months to refugees from South Sudan. This project will provide 2,000 pregnant and lactating mothers and 500 people with specific needs with specialized supplementary food, providing additional nutrients and calories needed by women during pregnancy and breast feeding. The total allocation to ERDO for this ongoing situation amounts to $726,867.

Food Assistance in Aweil East, Northern Bar el Ghazal

South Sudan
Tearfund Canada was allocated $891,000 to provide food assistance to approximately 13,500 beneficiaries for 4 months in response to ongoing conflict-related food insecurity, which is worsening as the lean season is now underway. The project will focus on providing emergency food assistance to 1,770 returnee households in Aweil East, Northern Bar el Ghazal State.

Food assistance in Kilifi

Kenya
World Renew was allocated $400,000 to provide food assistance to approximately 7,700 people for 3 months in response to severe flooding. The project will focus on providing full food baskets to affected households.

May 2018

Rohingya Refugee Crisis Food Assistance

Bangladesh
Emergency Relief & Development Overseas was allocated $320,641 to provide food assistance to up to 3,650 households (approximately 21,900 people) for 5 months in response to the rapid influx of more than 700,000 Rohingya refugees into Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, since August 2017. The project will focus on supplementing current food assistance to refugees through the provision of lentils and oil.

Food Assistance in Gongulong, Borno State

Nigeria
World Renew was allocated $973,000 to provide monthly, unconditional cash transfers to approximately 7,200 vulnerable households for 6 months in response to high levels of malnutrition and food insecurity stemming from displacement and loss of livelihoods in Borno State. The project will focus on providing emergency cash transfers and diet diversification awareness raising to support consumption patterns and increase food security.

April 2018

Improving Food Access in Drought-Stricken Somaliland

Somalia
Emergency Relief & Development Overseas was allocated $330,010 to provide food assistance to approximately 470 households for 4 months in response to severe drought. The project will focus on providing monthly cash transfers.

Food assistance to internally displaced households in Nineveh Governate

Iraq
Mennonite Central Committee Canada was allocated $390,000 to provide food assistance to approximately 975 households for 6 months in response to ongoing conflict. The project will focus on providing monthly in-kind food transfers to meet the food needs of internally displaced people living in the rural towns of Shaykhaka, Bozan and Beban (Tilkef district, Nineveh Governate).

Food Assistance in Lebanon

Lebanon
Mennonite Central Committee Canada was allocated $1,482,000 to provide food assistance to approximately 665 households for 12 months in response to the protracted crisis in Syria. The project will focus on providing food vouchers to crisis-affected families in Beirut and southern Lebanon.

World Renew was allocated $1,060,000 to provide food assistance to approximately 750 families for 12 months in response to the protracted crisis in Syria. The project will focus on providing food vouchers to crisis-affected households in Lebanon.

Canadian Baptist Ministries was allocated $645,320 to provide food assistance to approximately 585 households for 12 months in response to the protracted crisis in Syria. The project will focus on providing food baskets to crisis-affected families in Zahle.

Food Assistance in Melut Payam, northern Upper Nile State

South Sudan
The Canadian Baptist Ministries was allocated $358,000 to provide food assistance to approximately 4,860 beneficiaries for four months in response to ongoing conflict and displacement in the country. The project will focus on providing emergency food assistance to 810 returnee households in northern Upper Nile State.

February 2018

Supporting Food Consumption and Livelihoods in Drought Emergency

Somalia
Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) Canada was allocated $499,844 to provide food assistance to approximately 1,280 households for 3 months in response to severe drought. The project will focus on providing unconditional cash transfers.

January 2018

Food Assistance in Kasai and Kwilu Provinces

Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)
Mennonite Central Committee Canada (MCCC) was allocated $350,000 to provide food assistance to approximately 830 vulnerable households for three months of the year in response to high levels of malnutrition and food insecurity stemming from displacement and loss of livelihoods in the Kasai region. The project will focus on providing emergency food transfers to support consumption patterns and increase food security.

Food Assistance in the Kasai Region

Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)
ADRA (Adventist Development and Relief Agency) was allocated $ 534,498 to provide food assistance to approximately 1,800 vulnerable households between January and March in response to high levels of malnutrition and food insecurity stemming from displacement and loss of livelihoods in the Kasai provinces. The project will focus on providing emergency food transfers to support consumption patterns and increase food security.

December 2017

Improving Prenatal, Maternal, Infant, Young Child & Adolescent Nutrition in Durgapur

Bangladesh
Through its ongoing project with Global Affairs Canada – the CFGB Food Assistance Fund – the Canadian Foodgrains Bank (CFGB) has allocated $750,000 to World Renew to support nutrition programming in Bangladesh. The three-year project, which targets 23,000 women and children, builds on current World Renew nutrition programming in the Durgapur region to improve the nutritional status of pregnant women, mothers of newborns and children. Activities will also help address the nutrition challenges linked to adolescent pregnancies and the undernourishment of young women.

Food Assistance in Poste Camp, South Kivu

Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)
Mennonite Central Committee Canada (MCCC) was allocated $277,000 to provide food assistance to approximately 2,100 internally displaced individuals for three months of the year in response to ongoing conflict and insecurity in eastern DRC. The project will focus on providing emergency food assistance during the lean seasons to support consumption patterns and increase food security.

November 2017

Drought Response in Sampona, Madagascar

Madagascar
World Renew was allocated $520,000 to provide food assistance to approximately 880 households for 4 months in response to severe drought. The project will focus on providing in-kind food assistance rations.

Food Assistance in Melut Payam, Northern Upper Nile State

South Sudan
The Canadian Baptist Ministries was allocated $293,000 to provide food assistance to approximately 3,420 beneficiaries for four months in response to ongoing conflict and displacement in the country. The project will focus on providing emergency food assistance to 570 returnee households in northern Upper Nile State.

Food Assistance in Maiduguri, Borno State

Nigeria
World Renew was allocated $ 555,500 to provide food assistance to approximately 8,000 internally displaced households for four months in response to insecurity due to the Boko Haram insurgency in Maiduguri, Borno State, Nigeria. The project will focus on providing emergency food assistance through unconditional cash transfers in order to increase food security.

October 2017

Drought response in Magarini sub-county, Kilifi county

Kenya
In addition to previous allocations in January and July 2017, World Renew was allocated an additional $401,000 to provide food assistance to 1,800 vulnerable households for an additional 4 months in response to the ongoing drought. The project will focus on providing food distributions and seeds in order to increase food security. The total allocation to World Renew for this ongoing crisis amounts to $1,266,401.

Rohingya Refugee Response

Bangladesh
Emergency Relief and Development Overseas (ERDO) was allocated $315,000 to provide food assistance to approximately 8,250 beneficiaries in response to the influx of Rohingya refugees. The project will focus on providing food assistance to approximately 1.375 households in Whykong Camp. World Renew was allocated $700,000 to provide food assistance to approximately 18,000 beneficiaries in response to the influx of Rohingya refugees. The project will focus on providing food assistance to approximately 3,000 households in Jamtoli Camp.

September 2017

Eastern Equatoria Food Assistance

South Sudan
Primate’s World Relief & Development Fund was allocated $375,000 to provide food assistance to approximately 8,960 beneficiaries for 3 months in response to conflict-related food insecurity. The project will focus on providing food assistance to 1,493 households in Kapoeta North County.

Ethiopia Drought Response 2017 Stemming from Indian Ocean Dipole

Ethiopia
Canadian Lutheran World Relief was allocated $358,958 to provide food assistance to approximately 1,996 households for five months in response to drought. The project will focus on providing cash transfers to vulnerable households to allow them to meet basic food and other needs.

August 2017

Feeding pregnant and lactating South Sudanese refugees

Uganda
In addition to a previous allocation in December 2016, Emergency Relief & Development Overseas (ERDO) was allocated an additional $171,867 to provide supplementary food for an additional 6 months to recently arrived refugees from South Sudan. This project will provide 2,000 pregnant and lactating mothers and 500 people with special needs with specialized supplementary food, providing additional nutrients and calories needed by women during pregnancy and breast feeding. The total allocation to ERDO for this ongoing crisis amounts to $406,867.

Food Assistance for Vulnerable Pastoralist Households In Marsabit

Kenya
Emergency Relief & Development Overseas was allocated $315,376 to provide food assistance to approximately 1,800 households for five months in response to drought. The project will focus on providing monthly food rations to vulnerable households.

Food assistance in Ikigega Iwacu

Burundi
Mennonite Central Committee Canada was allocated $220,000 to provide food assistance to approximately 4,040 people for 12 months in response to the ongoing civil insecurity. The project focuses on providing emergency food distributions and food for work opportunities in order to increase food security.

July 2017

Drought response in Magarini sub-county, Kilifi county

Kenya
In addition to a previous allocation in January 2017, World Renew was allocated an additional $370,740  to provide food assistance to 1,800 vulnerable households (an increase of 300 households) for an additional 3 months in response to the ongoing drought. The project will focus on providing food distributions and seeds in order to increase food security. The total allocation to World Renew for this ongoing crisis amounts to $865,401.

Food assistance, Teso sub-region of Uganda

Uganda
In addition to a previous allocation in March 2017, World Renew was allocated an additional $329,038 to provide food assistance to approximately 1,200 households for an additional 3 months in response to drought. The project will focus on providing monthly food rations and agricultural inputs (seeds). The total allocation to World Renew for this ongoing crisis amounts to $883,965.

June 2017

Improving Nutrition for Women and Children

Somalia
Development & Peace–Caritas Canada was allocated $400,000 to provide food assistance to approximately 5,460 women and children for six months in response to drought. The project will focus on providing treatment for acute malnutrition.

Food Assistance in Aweil East

South Sudan
World Relief Canada was allocated $1 million to provide food assistance to approximately 12,800 individuals for 3 months in response to conflict-related food insecurity. The project will focus on providing food assistance to 1,600 households in the Warawara market area in Aweil East, Northern Bar el Ghazal state, South Sudan.

Emergency Food Security Assistance, Toumour

Niger
Development & Peace–Caritas Canada was allocated $521,043 to provide food assistance to approximately 1,200 internally displaced households for three months in response to insecurity due to the Boko Haram insurgencies in Toumour, Diffa region of Niger. The project will focus on providing provide monthly food rations to food insecure households. About one third of the 1,200 most vulnerable beneficiary households are female headed.

May 2017

Community Nutrition and Food Security Project

Nepal
Mennonite Central Committee Canada was allocated $258,800 to provide food assistance to approximately 2,600 households for three years to improve the nutritional status amongst members of the Chepang ethnic group. The project will focus on providing nutrition and hygiene education, monthly growth monitoring of children, home visits to support families with malnourished children, and kitchen gardening.

Turkana Drought Emergency Response Project

Kenya
The Mennonite Central Committee was allocated $530,500 to provide food assistance to approximately 1,530 households for five months in response to drought. The project will focus on providing unconditional cash transfers to households to meet basic food and other needs and prevent negative coping strategies in the face of drought.

April 2017

Complex Emergency

Lebanon
Mennonite Central Committee Canada was allocated $2,025,310 to provide food assistance to approximately 950 families for 12 months in response to the protracted Syria crisis. The project will focus on providing emergency food vouchers in order to increase food security.

Complex Emergency

Lebanon
World Renew Canada was allocated $1,087,600 to provide food assistance to approximately 750 families for 12 months in response to the protracted Syria crisis. The project will focus on providing emergency food vouchers in order to increase food security and reduce the vulnerability of crisis-affected households.

Complex Emergency

Lebanon
Canadian Baptist Ministries was allocated $797,122 to provide food assistance to approximately 525 families for 12 months in response to the protracted Syria crisis. The project will focus on providing food baskets in order to increase food security.

Food Assistance, Kapoeta North

South Sudan
ADRA Canada (Adventist Development & Relief Agency) was allocated $400,000 to provide food assistance to approximately 13,500 beneficiaries for 3 months in response to the ongoing conflict. The project will focus on providing food distributions in order to increase food security.

Mandera West Food Assistance

Kenya
ADRA Canada (Adventist Development & Relief Agency) was allocated $499,691 to provide food assistance to approximately 512 households for five months in response to severe drought. The project will focus on providing monthly general food rations as well as nutritional supplements for malnourished children under five years old.

March 2017

Food assistance to internally displaced households in Nineveh Governate

Iraq
Mennonite Central Committee Canada was allocated $1,130,000 to provide food assistance to approximately 1,050 households for 12 months in response to ongoing conflict. The project will focus on providing monthly in-kind food transfers to meet the food needs of internally displaced people living in the rural towns of Shexka, Bozan and Beban (Tilkef district, Nineveh Governate).

Drought and Food Security Crisis

Haiti
Presbyterian World Service and Development was allocated $1,200,000 to provide curative treatment to approximately 4,270 malnourished children for 3 years in response to the drought and resulting food security crisis. The project will focus on reducing severe and moderate acute malnutrition prevalence rates.

Food assistance, Teso sub-region of Uganda

Uganda
World Renew was allocated $554,927 to provide food assistance to approximately 1,200 households for four months in response to drought. The project will focus on providing monthly food rations and agricultural inputs (seeds).

Burji District Food Assistance

Ethiopia
World Renew was allocated $660,387 to provide food assistance to approximately 3,045 households for three months in response to severe drought. The project will focus on providing monthly general food rations and supplementary fortified rations for vulnerable children under five years old and pregnant or lactating women.

Food assistance for drought-affected communities in Somalia

Somalia
ADRA Canada (Adventist Development & Relief Agency) was allocated $500,000 to provide food assistance to approximately 1,000 households for five months in response to severe drought and food insecurity. The project will focus on providing emergency food rations and cash to improve food security.

February 2017

Treating andpreventing malnutrition among IDP and host families, North Kivu

Democratic Republic of Congo
Canadian Lutheran World Relief was allocated $1,057,722 to provide nutrition assistance to approximately 3,000 severely malnourished children under 5 for 2 years in response to nutrition needs in 3 health zones of the province of North Kivu. The project will focus on treating severely malnourished children and prevent and reduce malnutrition through the promotion and adoption of improved hygiene, sanitation, and safe nutrition practices among the wider population in the targeted communities.

Improving maternal and child nutrition in rural villages of Lalitpur

Nepal
The Mennonite Central Committee was allocated $212,000 to provide nutrition support to approximately 6,500 beneficiaries for three years in response to malnutrition. The project will focus on providing nutrition and hygiene education, referrals of severely malnourished children, coordination with local health posts to promote ante-natal and post-natal visits, and provision of equipment for nutrition services.

Food assistance for pastoralist, female-headed households in Marsabit

Kenya
Emergency Relief and Development Overseas was allocated $180,000 to provide food assistance to approximately 3,700 households for 5 months in response to drought. The project will focus on providing emergency food vouchers in order to increase food security.

Improving food access in drought-stricken Somaliland

Somalia
Emergency Relief and Development Overseas was allocated $500,000 to provide food assistance to approximately 850 households for 5 months in response to drought. The project will focus on providing emergency food assistance through unconditional cash transfers in order to increase food security, restore livelihoods and stabilize short-term food consumption.

January 2017

Drought response in Magarini sub-county, Kilifi county

Kenya
World Renew was allocated $494,661 to provide food assistance to 1,500 vulnerable households for four months in response to the ongoing drought. The project will focus on providing food distributions and seeds in order to increase food security.

Food assistance for Malawi households affected by flood and drought

Malawi
Nazarene Compassionate Ministries was allocated $354,000 to provide food assistance to 2,000 drought-affected, food insecure households. The project will focus on providing food distributions in order to increase food security.

Emergency food assistance in Maiduguri

Nigeria
World Renew was allocated $483,749 to provide food assistance to 750 vulnerable households. The project will focus on providing emergency food assistance through unconditional cash transfers in order to increase food security, restore livelihoods and stabilize short-term food consumption.

December 2016

Feeding pregnant and lactating South Sudanese refugees

Uganda
Emergency Relief & Development Overseas was allocated $235,000 to provide supplementary food recently arrived refugees from South Sudan. This project will provide 2,000 pregnant and lactating mothers and 500 people with special needs with specialized supplementary food, providing additional nutrients and calories needed by women during pregnancy and breast feeding.

Response to El Nino caused drought emergency in Balaka District

Malawi
Presbyterian World Service & Development was allocated $770,000 to provide food assistance to 3,470 drought-affected, food insecure households in 82 villages in the Balaka district of Southern Malawi. The project will focus on providing food distributions in order to increase food security.

November 2016

Hurricane Matthew emergency food and food-for-work response

Haiti
Primate’s World Relief & Development Fund was allocated $210,000 to provide food assistance to approximately 650 vulnerable households for three months in response to the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew. The project will focus on providing food assistance and helping to repair key infrastructure.

Hurricane Matthew Emergency Food and Food-for-Work Response

Haiti
Presbyterian World Service & Development was allocated $500,000 to provide food assistance to approximately 1,200 vulnerable households for three months in response to the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew. The project will focus on providing food assistance and helping to repair key infrastructure.

Emergency food assistance to vulnerable households in Juba

South Sudan
World Relief Canada was allocated $450,000 to provide food assistance to approximately 2,660 households for 2 months in response to the ongoing civil insecurity. The project focuses on food distribution in order to increase food security.

Reduction of acute malnutrition and micronutrient deficiencies

Northern Bangladesh
Emergency Relief & Development Overseas Canada was allocated $1,020,000. This will help to provide nutrition interventions to 6,800 children under five and 3,200 mothers for 3 years in response to nutrition needs in two districts in Northern Bangladesh. The project provides bi-annual deworming of children, nutrition training of local certified village health workers and provision of nutrition, health and hygiene behaviour change communication activities.

Hurricane Matthew emergency food and seed response

Haiti
World Renew Canada was allocated $650,000 to provide food assistance to approximately 1,600 families for 3 months in response to Hurricane Matthew in Haiti. The project focuses on providing emergency assistance and seeds in order to increase food security, restore livelihoods and stabilize short-term food consumption.

Drought response and mitigation in Blantyre rural district

Malawi
World Renew Canada was allocated $535,882 to provide food assistance to approximately 1,000 families for 6 months in response to the ongoing drought. The project focuses on providing emergency food assistance through unconditional cash transfers in order to increase food security, restore livelihoods and stabilize short-term food consumption.

October 2016

Food vouchers for Syrian refugees in Lebanon

Lebanon
World Renew Canada was allocated $492,156 to provide food assistance to approximately 650 Syrian refugee families for 6 months. The project focuses on providing emergency food vouchers in order to increase food security.

September 2016

Ikigega Iwacu project

Burundi
Mennonite Central Committee Canada was allocated $210,000 to provide food assistance to approximately 300 particularly vulnerable households for 12 months in response to the ongoing civil insecurity. The project focuses on providing emergency food distributions in order to increase food security.

August 2016

Dugda Ethiopia Emergency drought response

Ethiopia
World Renew Canada was allocated $1,022,094 to provide food assistance to approximately 49,455 people for 2 months in response to the drought. The project focuses on stabilizing food consumption through distribution emergency food rations, particularly to children under five and nursing and pregnant women.

Mwandi Zambia drought response

Zambia
World Renew Canada was allocated $1,254,254 to provide food assistance to approximately 32,400 people for 8 months in response to continuing drought conditions. The project focuses on increasing and stabilizing food consumption.

Gwanda Zimbabwe drought response

Zimbabwe
Mennonite Central Committee Canada was allocated $380,000 to provide food assistance to approximately 3000 people for 6 months in response to severe drought conditions. The project focuses on increasing and stabilizing food consumption and helping to repair key infrastructure.

Binga Drought Response Project

Zimbabwe
Mennonite Central Committee Canada was allocated $290,000 to provide food assistance to approximately 2000 people for 6 months in response to continuing drought conditions. The project focuses on increasing and stabilizing food consumption and providing school meals to children as a way to increase their food security and reduce dropout rates.

Food assistance for internally displaced people in South-Kivu

Democratic Republic of Congo
Mennonite Central Committee Canada was allocated $115,000 to provide food assistance to approximately 1,582 people for 7 months in response to the ongoing conflict. The project focuses on providing emergency food distributions in internally displaced persons camps in order to increase food security.

Integrated Nutrition and Agriculture Project in Northern Bangladesh

Bangladesh
Mennonite Central Committee Canada was allocated $468,000 to provide food assistance to approximately 5,270 people for 5 years in response to nutrition needs in two districts in Northern Bangladesh. The project focuses on nutrition and hygiene education, provision of micronutrient supplements, and monthly growth monitoring.

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