Thursday, July 13, 2017

Australia supports WFP multi-purpose cash assistance in Mosul

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomed a contribution of AUD$4 million (approximately US$3 million) from the Government of Australia to provide multi-purpose cash assistance for almost 23,000 displaced Iraqis affected by conflict in Mosul. In eastern Mosul, WFP is partnering with other UN agencies and non-governmental organizations to provide unconditional cash transfers, which help families to purchase food and cover other basic needs such as rent, medicine or clothing. Each vulnerable household receives AUD$522 (US$400) through SCOPE, WFP’s electronic platform for humanitarian assistance. Read More