Coordination mechanism: Sector
Year of activation: 2020
Coordination arrangement: National level: Lead UNICEF, co-lead: ACF

Country Key Contacts

Amirhossein Yarparvar

Health & Nutrition Specialist ayarparvar@unicef.org

Mira El Mokdad

Deputy Cluster Coordinator mmokdad@lb.acfspain.org

Christelle Bercachy

Information Management Specialist cbercachy@unicef.org

Mid-year report 2021

January to June 2021

Current Challenges

1-Weak Governance and leadership for Nutrition due to political fragmentation.

2- Heavily compromised maternal, Infant and Young Child Feeding Enviroment. Unsolicited donations and use of infant formula and commercial complementary food is on the rise.

3- Operational access constraints in selected insecure locations limiting provision of nutrition services at scale.

4- Constrained human resource for health, limiting the integration of nutrition services in primary health care package.

5-Lack of resources: more resources to be allocated too Nutrition sector 

6-Complexity between 2 response plan which creates difficulty in response between Lebanon crisis response plan and emergency response plan 



Key Figures in 2021


Funding in 2021

Number of SAM under-five children in need 2021
Number of MAM under-five children in need 2021
Number of children 6-59 months in need of Micronutrient Powder Supplementation 2021
Number of children 6-23 months in need of BSFP- Blanket Supplementary Feeding Programme 2021
Number of children 6-59 months in need of Vitamin A Supplementation 2021
Number of PLW counselled (one-on-one) on IYCF 2021
Number of moderately acutely malnourished PLW in need 2021
Number of PLW in need Of BSFP 2021
Number of PW in need of iron/folate supplementation 2021

Nutrition Sector Partners

Total Partners



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