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WFP security initiative launched

In response to the increase in attacks against its staff members, WFP has launched a new security initiative for its employees. A new WFP task force is examining current security practices in field offices and a special training programme for staff will be implemented next year, the agency said in a statement. In 1998 alone, nine WFP staff members have been murdered.

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