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The United Nations World Food Program (WFP) welcomes funding from the Government of Japan to improve the food security of particularly vulnerable Mozambicans

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  The Government of Japan has disbursed two grants totaling nearly 4 million to the United Nations World Food Program WFP in Mozambique to enable the provision of emergency assistance to more than 36 100 people displaced by violence in the north of the country and 17 800 people affected by drought in southern Gaza and Inhambane provinces Both communities are being hit hard by the adverse effects of the war in Ukraine particularly the rapid inflation of food prices The assistance destined for the south will be distributed mainly during the next lean season from October 2022 to March 2023 when the needs are most acute The Japanese government is extremely concerned about the food security situation in Mozambique said Kimura Hajime its ambassador to the country Our provision of these two grants underscores that and is consistent with the commitment to improve global food security made by Prime Minister Kishida at the G7 summit in Germany in June We are shoulder to shoulder with our Mozambican friends We are very grateful to the Government of Japan for these generous contributions to help many of those most in need in the south and north said Pierre Lucas WFP Deputy Country Director in Mozambique Your continued support is key to saving lives in emergencies and helping build the resilience of families and communities to future shocks The Government of Japan is a long standing partner of WFP in Mozambique 5 29 to WFP to provide food assistance and livelihood support to refugees and asylum seekers in Maratane refugee camp in Nampula province and internally displaced persons in Cabo Delgado province In May 2019 Japan provided US 6 9 million for emergency food assistance to people affected by Cyclone Idai in central Mozambique
The United Nations World Food Program (WFP) welcomes funding from the Government of Japan to improve the food security of particularly vulnerable Mozambicans

1 The Government of Japan has disbursed two grants totaling nearly $4 million to the United Nations World Food Program (WFP) in Mozambique to enable the provision of emergency assistance to more than 36,100 people displaced by violence in the north of the country and 17,800 people affected by drought in southern Gaza and Inhambane provinces.

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2 Both communities are being hit hard by the adverse effects of the war in Ukraine, particularly the rapid inflation of food prices.

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3 The assistance destined for the south will be distributed mainly during the next lean season, from October 2022 to March 2023, when the needs are most acute.

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4 “The Japanese government is extremely concerned about the food security situation in Mozambique,” said Kimura Hajime, its ambassador to the country.

5 “Our provision of these two grants underscores that and is consistent with the commitment to improve global food security made by Prime Minister Kishida at the G7 summit in Germany in June. We are shoulder to shoulder with our Mozambican friends.” “We are very grateful to the Government of Japan for these generous contributions to help many of those most in need in the south and north,” said Pierre Lucas, WFP Deputy Country Director in Mozambique.

6 “Your continued support is key to saving lives in emergencies and helping build the resilience of families and communities to future shocks.”

7 The Government of Japan is a long-standing partner of WFP in Mozambique.

8 5.29 to WFP to provide food assistance and livelihood support to refugees and asylum seekers in Maratane refugee camp in Nampula province and internally displaced persons in Cabo Delgado province.

9 In May 2019, Japan provided US$6.9 million for emergency food assistance to people affected by Cyclone Idai in central Mozambique.

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