SOS Children’s Villages join the Kanifing Municipal Council Regional Disaster Committee and Partners to Distribute Food Items to Flood Victims.

Through the KMC Regional Disaster Committee , on Friday the 19th SOS Children’s Villages in The  Gambia participated in the distribution exercise of food items to vulnerable families affected by the 30th and 31st  July flash flooding in The Gambia. Beneficiaries from our Family Strengthening Programs also benefited from the food aid.

The food aid comprises of Bag of rice, sugar and a gallon of oil.

Meanwhile, 1,378 households received this support whilst 1,178 are yet to receive it and hoping for more donations to support affected victims.

All the first batch of 200 beneficiaries are women-headed households, by women caregivers and their children as victims of the flood

Our  Family Strengthening team with the leadership of Mr. Allabatu  Jatta,  FS Bakoteh, and the BMZ project Coordinator as members of the committee were with the  KMC Regional Disaster Committee to coordinate resource mobilization and implementation of the emergency response plan.

The relief items were provided by WFP to Government and 200 families have benefited from the support.

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