Food Distribution

Project Food Distribution
Objectives

To distribute family food to 600 displaced families newly arrived in Mogadishu

Project Partners • Muslim Aid UK • Perdana Global Peace Foundation (PGPF)
Activities

• Distribution of food items • Identify community and location of the new IDP

Locations IDP camps in Mogadishu
Period 1 month
Accomplishments

Food distribution to 600 families

BACKGROUND

Somalia is facing the most severe humanitarian crisis in the world today and the worst food security crisis in Africa since the country’s 1990/91 famine. At least 2.4 million people are in acute food and livelihood crisis, which is more than a quarter of the country’s population. Food Security and Nutrition Analysis Unit (FSNAU), in its report, has warned that 750,000 people risk death in the first half of 2012 if efforts to respond to the famine are not scaled up. The drought has also caused the death of up to 90 percent of livestock which is a source of food for the people.

MERCY MALAYSIA’S EFFORTS

With focus on newly arrived IDPs, MERCY Malaysia distributed 600 food baskets consisting of 25kg of rice, 2 liter of cooking oil and 5kg of sugar to the families. The programme, directly funded by the Perdana Global Peace Foundation, was conducted on the eve of Eidul Fitri.