Syria, Al Shasadi district, Hennah Gharbyeah village
WFP in coordination with other UN agencies introduced supplementary feeding with fortified food to prevent further increases of malnutrition prevalence among children under 5 and pregnant and lactating women. A small-scale supplementary feeding component initiated in Al-Shadadi district, which is the district with the highest rate of displacement and school drop-outs and where there is some indication of high levels of under nutrition.
WFP gives particular emphasis to supplementary feeding activities where nurses from health centres are trained.
Photo: WFP/Marco Frattini