245K Zimbabweans Benefit From WFP urban social assistance and resilience building program in July

THE World Food Program (WFP) Zimbabwe says they achieved a 92 percent coverage of urban social assistance and resilience building program in July.
Against a target of 267 004 beneficiaries, 245 508 recieved assistance that month.
“Under WFP’s Urban Social Assistance and Resilience Building programme, 245,508 of the 267,004 planned beneficiaries received assistance in July, representing an achievement rate of 91.95%,” said WFP in its country strategic plan update issued last month.
There were hurdles in disbursements however the WFP is still on course with its cash transfers.
“Disbursements have faced some delays due to the COVID-19 lockdown. Cashbased transfers continue to be delivered via e-voucher and remittance

modalities,” said the organisation which also, ” provided food assistance to 13,567 of planned 13,870 refugees at Tongogara Refugee Camp.”
Added WFP, “There were 13 new arrivals from the Democratic Republic of Congo, all registered at the camp in July.”

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