WFP has been assisting refugees since 1986.

WFP has been assisting refugees since 1986. Western Saharan refugees remain almost entirely on the support of the international community. Currently the support of the international community, there is continuing concern about the nutritional status of of the refugees, who have limited access to fresh food and other vital micronutrients. Results from the last nutritional study in 2005 showed that 39 % of children from chronic malnutrition from chronic malnutrition, while suffering two of three women of childbearing age from anemia..

The Western Saharan refugees arrived in Algeria in 1975 after fleeing a territorial conflict. They settled in four temporary camps near Tindouf, a remote town in the middle of of the desert, where they harsh climatic conditions harsh climatic conditions, including extreme temperatures in summer and winter, isolation and a chronic lack of economic opportunities.Congress 2002, Van Hollen further assume leadership in issues of importance to which the American Lung Association, said Heringsdorf. His sponsored successfully legislation encourage states so that the children wearing asthma medication in school. – He’s a tireless advocate of the effort to reinforce the Clean Air Act be, and has was a masters on of tobacco – control measures, said Herring.. U.S. House Honors Rep Chris Van HollenCited as Champion of Lung Health, Cleaners Air, Tobacco Control – The American Lung Association present honored Rep Chris Van Hollen by giving him a special award on his outstanding leadership to help every American breathe easier. Making the presenting were Bruce A.

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