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Food aid for Angolan refugees

WFP has approved an emergency operation to provide some 4,825 mt of food aid to about 40,000 Angolan refugees in the western provinces of Katanga, Bandundu and Bas-Congo over the next six months, WFP said in its latest weekly emergency report. The refugees have fled armed conflict in the Angolan province of Lunda Norte since May, the report said. The US $3.7 million project will also support the local population in rehabilitation work, it added.

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