1. Home
  2. Africa
  3. East Africa
  4. Sudan

WFP barges depart for Juba along Nile

A WFP barge convoy left the port of Kosti on Monday to deliver emergency food aid to some 392,000 people along the Nile river corridor. In a statement received today by IRIN, WFP said the convoy is scheduled to distribute 2,500 mts of food to people in 33 locations in both rebel- and government-held areas before arriving in Juba in early January. This is the third WFP barge convoy to Juba in the last six months, the statement added.

This article was produced by IRIN News while it was part of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. Please send queries on copyright or liability to the UN. For more information: https://shop.un.org/rights-permissions

Share this article
Join the discussion

Become a member of The New Humanitarian

Support our journalism and become more involved in our community. Help us deliver informative, accessible, independent journalism that you can trust and provides accountability to the millions of people affected by crises worldwide.