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Angola - Proposal for a Grant of USD 1,000,000 for Emergency Food and Nutrition Security for Children in Bié Region - Emergency and Special Assistance Grants

27-sep-2019

A severe drought in the provinces of Lunda Norte, Bié, Huíla, Namibe and Cunene, aggravated by below-average and erratic rainfall and inadequate response to address the most urgent population needs, has plunged 2.3 million people into a food security crisis, among which 491.131 are estimated to be children under the age of five1. The humanitarian condition in the drought-prone provinces has deteriorated as a result of the high basic commodity prices, limited access to clean water and reach of hygiene services mainly due to lack of infrastructures.

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