Wednesday, December 24, 2008

WFP dispatches largest food convoy since October to the Wanni region

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has delivered the main food lot as October to the non strange areas in Kilinochchi and Mullaittivu districts yesterday (Dec 23). The WFP in shove let go said that a means of express compilation convey 870 tons of food had reached Puthukkudiyuruppu. The WFP is careful to be the world's major kind corporation and the UN's front line friendship for be little of of food solutions. Next year, WFP tactics to feed 98 million populace in 77 countries.
The filled text of the declaration:
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFE) today finished its largest let go of foodstuff to in displaced persons (IDPs) in the Vanni region northern Sri Lanka since caring convoys began delivering foodstuff in October. The group delivered 870 abundance of food, enough to feed over 230,000 people for a week, to Puthukkudiyiruppu.
Since the create of the food group operations, WFP - in co-operation with the Government of Sri Lanka and other stakeholders - has dispatched a sum of 4,990 tons of varied food goods to get together the food needs of an unsurprising 200,000 to 230,000 IDPs. In adding, a total of 781 tons of rice, locally procured by WEP in the Vanni, is part of the in universal food sharing.
Although WFP future to send 750 tons of food paper, delays because of technical, managerial and weather-related constraints (security, bad road condititions, flooding) have banned the filled supplies to be met.
WFP is totally dedicated to ongoing the usual dispatches of convoys to the Vanni to make sure that the IDP needs are met, and is in in receiving of of reliable hold up from all stakeholders. This group was the eighth to be sent to the Vanni, A ninth one is beneath training with 829 tons of food - enough to feed about 230,000 people for one week.
WFP provides food help to 1.1 million populace in Sri Lanka, including IDPs, school children and other vulnerable people.

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