Japan provides emergency Grant Aid to countries affected by Cyclone Idai

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TOKYO, Japan

The Government of Japan on April 23, extend Emergency Grant Aid of 11.7 million US dollars for three countries affected by Cyclone Idai. They include Mozambique, Malawi, and Zimbabwe.

This Emergency Grant Aid is to provide humanitarian assistance in the areas of food, WASH, protection for vulnerable people, shelter/NFIs, camp coordination and camp management (CCCM) and early recovery through three international organizations including the World Food Programme (WFP).

The expected outcome of the assistance is in each countries as follows:

[Mozambique]

  • Food assistance to approx. 350,000 vulnerable people.
  • Approx. 27,000 people gaining access to safe drinking water and safe sanitation.
  • Approx. 150 government and NGO staff trained and approx. 160,000 people reached by participatory community outreach on protection of vulnerable people including children.
  • Provision of shelter/NFIs to approx. 25,000 people.

[Malawi]

  • Food assistance to approx. 21,000 vulnerable people.
  • Approx. 6,000 adolescent girls and women with reusable sanitary kits.
  • Approx. 14,000 children with access to psychosocial support.

[Zimbabwe]

  • Food assistance to approx. 26,200 vulnerable people.
  • Approx. 5,000 government and NGO staff trained on protection of sexual exploitation and child abuse in emergencies.
  • Approx. 15,000 children and approx. 8,000 young mothers with sanitary kits and community outreach.
  • Provision of shelter/NFIs to approx. 1,000 people.