Rome, 12 December 2007 - The United
Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today mourned the loss of a staff member
who was killed together with at least 45 other people in Tuesday's terrorist
bombing in Algiers.
WFP Executive Director Josette Sheeran
joined UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and others in condemning the attack
and conveyed her condolences to the family of Gene Luna, the WFP staff
member who died under the rubble.
Gene Luna, pictured in Afghanistan, where
she worked with WFP for five years.
"We have lost a dedicated member