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WFP to begin airlift to Brazzaville

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WFP is to begin an airlift tomorrow (Thursday) of 1,000 mt of food aid from Pointe-Noire to Brazzaville. A WFP spokeswoman told IRIN the operation would last one week and that part of the supplies would go to Kinshasa. This is a fifth extension of WFP’s airlift into both Congos over the last few months. Aid agencies have been hamstrung in distributing assistance in Congo-Brazzaville due to the continued instability.

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