WFP Emergency Report No. 32 of 2006
(B) Middle East,Central Asia and Eastern Europe: (1) Lebanon (2) Syria
(C) East & Central Africa: (1) Burundi (2) Congo, DR (3) Ethiopia (4) Rwanda (5) Somalia (6) Sudan (7) Tanzania (8) Uganda
(D) West Africa: (1) Chad (2) Guinea (3) Guinea Bissau (4) Liberia (5) Mauritania
(E) Asia: (1) Afghanistan
(F) Latin America and Caribbean: (1) Colombia (2) Ecuador (3) Haiti (4) Honduras (5) Nicaragua
(a) South Sudan: WFP distributed over 1,800 tons of assorted food to approximately 116,000 beneficiaries during the reporting period (30 July - 05 August).
(b) Lebanon: WFP started its first food distribution in Beirut city during the weekend of 5 and 6 August, targeting 8,043 IDPs accommodated outdoors in public parks, refugees in public schools and those residing with host families. High-energy biscuits (HEBs), canned meat and vegetable oil were also distributed. On 2 August, two convoys left Beirut for Sidon and Tyre, carrying food and other emergency supplies. A third convoy left Tyre for Tebnine, carrying relief supplies provided from WFP, UNICEF, the High Relief Council, and Norway, while a fourth convoy left Aarida for Beirut.
(c) Heavy rains in Ethiopia continue to cause flash and river flooding resulting in hundreds of deaths and missing persons, and thousands more displaced; both the Federal Government and UN agencies visited the affected areas for first hand impressions of the magnitude and impact of the disaster.
(d) In Uganda, WFP distributed 2,170 tons of food assistance to over 324,700 persons during the reporting period (3-10 August)
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