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Project profile: Food Assistance to Internally Displaced Persons in Sri Lanka - World Food Programme 2009

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Basic Information

Project Number:
M013091-001
Maximum CIDA Contribution:
$4,000,000
Executing Agency — Partner:
Status:
Closed
Start — End:
2009-05-22 — 2010-12-31

Country/Region

Description

The World Food Programme's (WFP) Protracted Relief and Recovery Operation for Sri Lanka aims to save lives and protect livelihoods of vulnerable conflict-affected populations in Northern Sri Lanka. The principal programming activity is distribution of targeted food assistance. Other activities include: food for work or training that concentrate on livelihoods and household food security. Specific needs of children and women are being addressed through food for education, mother-and-child health and nutrition activities.

CIDA's allocation helps meet urgent food assistance needs, thereby helping to mitigate and prevent hunger, and assist in the protection of livelihoods.

Sectors

Emergency assistance
  • Emergency food aid (072040): 100%

Results

Expected Results

This is a new feature, part of CIDA's efforts towards increasing transparency. Information will only be available for projects approved after October 15, 2011. For other projects, information on expected results is usually included in the description.

Related Information

Information not available

Transparency

Contracts, Grants and Contributions

Recipient NameDateType
World Food Programme (WFP)2009-05-22Grant
World Food Programme2009-08-14Grant