The World Food Programme estimates that most of Angola’s six million food insecure residents live in the southwestern provinces of Benguela, Huila, Cunene, Namibe, Huambo and Kwanza Sul, although a further 15 million Angolans are also at risk.
Some poor households, affected by successive shocks, are generating income through the sale of precious assets such as goats, chickens or cows or traditional alcoholic beverages made from wild fruit.
Others have fled to Namibia in search of grazing, food and water.
Benguela, Cunene, Huila and Namibe.
ForAfrika launched an emergency response in the area earlier this year, delivering food rations and school-feeding meals as well as support to about 2,000 households in creating kitchen gardens near available water points.
We have funding until February 2023, but a lot more needs to be done to save people’s lives.
Situation re-assessed. Response Plan extended to April 2023.
Response Plan commenced and assistance provided to the most vulnerable.
Field Assessment was completed, Response Plan developed and approved.