This project proposal is prepared to provide supplementary food support for 10,393 target population (<5 children, lactating & pregnant mother) in five woredas of Easter and southern zone of Tigray region for three months. EI Nino caused serious drought in Ethiopia, which brought more than 10 million people dependable of emergency food support. Of this population 1,2 million reside in the Tigray region. Especially children and lactating mothers are physically weak and underweight, making them more vulnerable. The five assisted woredas are Raya almeda, Alaje, Endamohony, Hawzen and kilte Awlaelo in the southern and Eastern zone of the Tigray region, Ethiopia.
An assessment showed that malnutrition both acute & moderate among under five children, pregnant & lactating is more sever in five woredas in the southern and Eastern zone of the region. This project provides this vulnerable population with additional food supplies.
The primary objective of this proposed action is to provide supplementary food support for acute and moderately malnourished 10,393 under five children, pregnant & lactating mothers.