Tuesday, 26 Jun 2018

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Australia announces funding for nutrition in Cox's Bazar

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Health Desk-- June 23, 2017: With an aim to improve nutrition and build community resilience in Cox's Bazar, Australia will provide an additional AUD 3.9 million to the World Food Programme (WFP).

According to an Australian High Commission press release issued on Thursday, undernutrition and food insecurity are at crisis levels in Cox's Bazar.

Over 30,000 people live in refugee camps and 100,000 others are in makeshift camps or hosted in the community.

They also have been affected by cyclone Mora.

Mentionable that since 2013, the Australian Government has supported WFP’s work in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, with assistance totaling AUD16.5 million.