Under the PRRO 200987 WFP supports up to 88,200 targeted vulnerable refugees from Syria through the two main components of targeted general food distribution assistance to most vulnerable refugees under the relief component and livelihood/resiliencebuilding initiatives including various activities like nutrition support to PLW, vocational trainings, capacity enhancement and access to schemes for small business start-up grants for selected refugees and host communities.
December distribution took place from 10 to 12 December, targeting 77,160 beneficiaries (74,425 Syrian refugees and 2,204 Palestinian refugees from Syria). Redemption period for December cycle ended on 22 December 2017 with a redemption percentage of 100%.
In December 2017, WFP food voucher value remains at EGP 400, which is equivalent to approx. USD 22 given the current UN exchange rate. The data analysis for the 2016 Egyptian Vulnerability Assessment for Refugees (EVAR) in collaboration with UNHCR started in mid-March and the final report has been released end of 2017.