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WFP Emergency Report No. 30 of 2006

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This week's report covers the following 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) East & Central Africa: (1) Burundi (2) Congo (3) Congo, DR (4) Ethiopia (5) Rwanda (6) Somalia (7) Sudan (8) Tanzania (9) Uganda

(C) West Africa: (1) Chad (2) Guinea (3) Liberia

(D) Asia: (1) Afghanistan (2) Pakistan (3) Timor Leste

(E) Latin America and Caribbean: (1) Colombia (2) Cuba (3) Dominican Republic (4) Ecuador (5) Guatemala (6) Haiti

(A) Highlights

(a) Due to persisting clashes between government troops and militias in DR Congo, a total of 340,000 displaced persons were reported in Ituri and South Kivu provinces.

(b) Despite the numerous security incidents that have affected WFP operations across Somalia since the beginning of this year, a total of 50,142 tons of assorted food commodities have been distributed to target beneficiaries across Somalia.

(c) In Ethiopia, the effects of the poor recent rains are beginning to be felt by the population. Pastures are now getting scarce and water tankering operations are likely to be required from mid-August in some of the areas now experiencing sharp declines in water availability.

(d) WFP distributed some 2,409 tons of food to 134,490 beneficiaries in South Sudan during the reporting period.

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