WFP Emergency Report No. 22 of 2005

Report
from World Food Programme
Published on 27 May 2005
This week 's report covers the following sectors/countries:
Sectors: Agriculture, Coordination and Support Services, Education, Food, Health, Infrastructure and Rehabilitation, Protection / Human Rights / Rule of Law, Refugees and IDPs, Security, Shelter and Non-food Items, Water & Sanitation

A - Highlights

B - Middle East,Central Asia and Eastern Europe: Afghanistan, Georgia, Iraq, Kyrghistan, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Uzbekistan

C- East & Central Africa: Burundi, Congo, Congo, DR, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda

D - West Africa: Regional, Burkina Faso, Chad, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone

E - Southern Africa: Regional, Angola, Lesotho, Malawi, Swaziland, Zambia, Zimbabwe

F - Asia: Bangladesh, Indonesia, Korea (DPR), Maldives, Sri lanka

G - Latin America and Caribbean: Bolivia. Cuba, Ecuador, Guatemala, Nicaragua

Highlights

- WFP and UNDSS recovered the 3 contracted trucks and 2 drivers who were abducted in Kafod last week en route to El Fasher in North Darfur.

- WFP will continue assistance to an estimated 5,000 people in isolated villages in Georgia who already received 15 days rations after having become affected by flooding in April.

- In view of the very low cereal pipeline, most food rations in Burundi had to be reduced, some by half.

- Heavy rainfall in Ethiopia has positive effects on drought-affected areas in Somali region; it hampers, however, current food aid deliveries in that region.

- WFP continues to take prudent preparedness actions and is closely monitoring the current unrest in Uzbekistan.

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