Programme objectives

Note: part of the Protracted Relief and Recovery Operation

To enhance the resilience of rural communities to shocks and chronic stress related to climate risks through the delivery of sustainable social services 

 

References
WFP. 2016. Food Assistance for Vulnerable Groups and Refugees Standard Project Report 2016. Rome: World Food Programme. Accessed 28 July 2017. <https://docs.wfp.org/api/documents/ca4337d46f164dca8ce074a914ac9056/download/>.
Country
Geographic area
Previous programme name (if any)
 
Start date
2015
References
WFP. 2016. Food Assistance for Vulnerable Groups and Refugees Standard Project Report 2016. Rome: World Food Programme. Accessed 28 July 2017. <https://docs.wfp.org/api/documents/ca4337d46f164dca8ce074a914ac9056/download/>.
Programme components
i. Emergency food assistance: monthly food ration distribution for rural communities in the most vulnerable areas of Djibouti (in five regions: Tadjourah, Obock, Ali Sabieh, Dikhil and Arta) ii. Relief assistance through e-vouchers in vulnerable urban areas: food assistance to severely food-insecure, drought-affected populations in rural and urban communities
References
WFP. 2016. Food Assistance for Vulnerable Groups and Refugees Standard Project Report 2016. Rome: World Food Programme. Accessed 28 July 2017. <https://docs.wfp.org/api/documents/ca4337d46f164dca8ce074a914ac9056/download/>.
Conditionalities (if any)
Relief assistance through e-vouchers in vulnerable urban areas: training of new beneficiaries before receipt of e-vouchers on behalf of non-governmental organisations (soft conditionality)
References
WFP. 2016. Food Assistance for Vulnerable Groups and Refugees Standard Project Report 2016. Rome: World Food Programme. Accessed 28 July 2017. <https://docs.wfp.org/api/documents/ca4337d46f164dca8ce074a914ac9056/download/>. UNICEF Djibouti. 2017. Personal communication.
Contribution type and amount
 
Targeting methods
Categorical Targeting
Geographical Targeting
References
WFP. 2015. Djibouti PRRO Project 200824. Enhance Resilience for Chronic Vulnerable population and Reduce Undernutrition. Rome: World Food Programme. Accessed 28 July 2017. <http://documents.wfp.org/stellent/groups/public/documents/eb/wfp283262.pdf>. WFP. 2016. Food Assistance for Vulnerable Groups and Refugees Standard Project Report 2016. Rome: World Food Programme. Accessed 28 July 2017. <https://docs.wfp.org/api/documents/ca4337d46f164dca8ce074a914ac9056/download/>.
Targeted areas
i. Emergency food assistance: most-affected areas in five regions or districts (Tadjourah, Obock, Ali Sabieh, Dikhil and Arta) ii. Relief assistance through e-vouchers in vulnerable urban areas: the 18 most vulnerable urban areas of Djibouti Ville in the neighbourhoods of Balbala and Boulaos
References
UNICEF Djibouti. 2017. Personal communication.
Target groups
i. Emergency food assistance: refugees and poor households in the selected regions ii. Food assistance to severely food-insecure, drought-affected populations: severely food-insecure households in rural and urban communities.
References
WFP. 2016. Food Assistance for Vulnerable Groups and Refugees Standard Project Report 2016. Rome: World Food Programme. Accessed 28 July 2017. <https://docs.wfp.org/api/documents/ca4337d46f164dca8ce074a914ac9056/download/>.
Eligibility criteria
i. Emergency food assistance: households with orphans, widows, elderly people, people with disabilities etc. in rural and urban areas with the highest rates of severe food insecurity (1) ii. Relief assistance through e-vouchers in vulnerable urban areas: a) Proxy mean test (poverty score criteria) applied in line with the National Social Protection and Safety Nets initiative b) Specific vulnerability criteria for general targeted distribution in line with the National Social Protection and Safety Nets initiative
References
WFP. 2015. Djibouti PRRO Project 200824. Enhance Resilience for Chronic Vulnerable population and Reduce Undernutrition. Rome: World Food Programme. Accessed 28 July 2017. <http://documents.wfp.org/stellent/groups/public/documents/eb/wfp283262.pdf>. WFP. 2016. Food Assistance for Vulnerable Groups and Refugees Standard Project Report 2016. Rome: World Food Programme. Accessed 28 July 2017. <https://docs.wfp.org/api/documents/ca4337d46f164dca8ce074a914ac9056/download/>.
Eligibility reassessment (if any)
 
Type of benefits
In-kind transfer
Amount of benefits
i. Emergency food assistance: monthly food ration, including cereals (400g), pulses (80g), sugar (20g) and vegetable oil (40g) per person per day, with the average household size of five persons ii. Relief assistance through e-vouchers in vulnerable urban areas: USD45 per household per month during the lean season, from July to September
References
WFP. 2016. Food Assistance for Vulnerable Groups and Refugees Standard Project Report 2016. Rome: World Food Programme. Accessed 28 July 2017. <https://docs.wfp.org/api/documents/ca4337d46f164dca8ce074a914ac9056/download/>.
Payment/delivery frequency
Monthly
References
WFP. 2016. Food Assistance for Vulnerable Groups and Refugees Standard Project Report 2016. Rome: World Food Programme. Accessed 28 July 2017. <https://docs.wfp.org/api/documents/ca4337d46f164dca8ce074a914ac9056/download/>.
Benefit delivery mechanism
i. Emergency food assistance: direct food ration distribution and delivery by the WFP ii. Relief assistance through e-vouchers in vulnerable urban areas: monthly cash transfer by mobile phone; beneficiaries can purchase their choice of foods from selected shops
References
WFP. 2016. Food Assistance for Vulnerable Groups and Refugees Standard Project Report 2016. Rome: World Food Programme. Accessed 28 July 2017. <https://docs.wfp.org/api/documents/ca4337d46f164dca8ce074a914ac9056/download/>.
Benefit recipients
Minimum and maximum duration of benefits (if any)
May 2015 to December 2017 (lean season)
References
WFP. 2016. Food Assistance for Vulnerable Groups and Refugees Standard Project Report 2016. Rome: World Food Programme. Accessed 28 July 2017. <https://docs.wfp.org/api/documents/ca4337d46f164dca8ce074a914ac9056/download/>.
Coverage
i. Emergency food assistance: 21,290 beneficiaries (4,258 households) ii. Relief assistance through e-vouchers in vulnerable urban areas: 24,000 beneficiaries (n.d.)
References
UNICEF Djibouti. 2017. Personal communication.
Programme expenditure
i. Emergency food assistance: expenditure by the WFP for 2015–2017: USD42,827,434 (of which USD26,984,301 are food-related costs) (2) ii. Relief assistance through e-vouchers in vulnerable urban areas: Expenditure by the WFP for 2015–2017: USD4,796,680 Source of funding: WFP
References
WFP. 2016. Food Assistance for Vulnerable Groups and Refugees Standard Project Report 2016. Rome: World Food Programme. Accessed 28 July 2017. <https://docs.wfp.org/api/documents/ca4337d46f164dca8ce074a914ac9056/download/>.
Institutions and agencies involved
i. Emergency food assistance: Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, Livestock and Water; Ministry of Interior; World Food Programme ii. Relief assistance through e-vouchers in vulnerable urban areas: State Secretary for Social Affairs (SEAS); Djiboutian Institute for Statistics (DISED); UNFD NGO and other private institutions
References
WFP. 2016. Food Assistance for Vulnerable Groups and Refugees Standard Project Report 2016. Rome: World Food Programme. Accessed 28 July 2017. <https://docs.wfp.org/api/documents/ca4337d46f164dca8ce074a914ac9056/download/>. UNICEF Djibouti. 2017. Personal communication.
Monitoring and evaluation mechanisms and frequency
i. Emergency food assistance: information on output and outcome indicators will be collected monthly and integrated into the Food Security Cluster Management Information System, jointly led by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and the WFP ii. Relief assistance through e-vouchers in vulnerable urban areas: information on output and outcome indicators will be collected monthly and integrated into the UNDAF M&E Matrix to report the indicators MIS: SCOPE; National Social Registry
References
WFP. 2015. Djibouti PRRO Project 200824. Enhance Resilience for Chronic Vulnerable population and Reduce Undernutrition. Rome: World Food Programme. Accessed 28 July 2017. <http://documents.wfp.org/stellent/groups/public/documents/eb/wfp283262.pdf>. WFP. 2016. Food Assistance for Vulnerable Groups and Refugees Standard Project Report 2016. Rome: World Food Programme. Accessed 28 July 2017. <https://docs.wfp.org/api/documents/ca4337d46f164dca8ce074a914ac9056/download/>.