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Food

  • Food stocks await replenishment

    Only limited food distributions have been carried out in Kinshasa pending the replenishment of food stocks, according to WFP’s latest Emergency Update. There are 120,000...
  • WFP resumes food airlifts

    WFP early this week resumed an emergency airlift of food supplies to feed some 50,000 displaced Congolese whose nutritional status had reached alarming levels as...
  • Food distribution halted by military

    A distribution of food commodities and non-food items to 13,000 displaced persons in Kabezi, Bujumbura Rurale was recently halted by the military authorities, WFP reports...
  • ICRC food for isolated villages

    The ICRC has delivered food aid to the Empada area of southern Guinea Bissau for distribution to some 8,000 people in 24 villages that were...
  • Allied aircraft raids Kisangani

    An allied air raid on Kisangani on Sunday killed 17 people including five children, rebel leader Ernest Wamba dia Wamba told the Associated Press today...
  • Prime minister resigns

    Burkina Faso Prime Minister Kadre Ouedraogo has resigned, along with his government, followjng the inauguration of President Blaise Compaore for another seven-year term, PANA reported...

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