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WFP Emergency Report No. 31 of 2005


This week 's report covers the following sectors/countries:
Sectors: Agriculture, Food, Health, Protection / Human Rights / Rule of Law, Refugees and IDPs, Shelter and Non-food Items, Water & Sanitation

This report includes:

(A) Highlights

(B) Middle East,Central Asia and Eastern Europe: (1) Afghanistan (2) Libyan Arab Jamahiriya (3) Occupied Palestinian Territories (4) Pakistan (5) Tajikistan

(C) East & Central Africa: (1) Burundi (2) Congo, DR (3) Djibouti (4) Eritrea (5) Kenya (6) Rwanda (7) Somalia (8) Sudan (9) Tanzania (10) Uganda

(D) West Africa: (1) Cote d'Ivoire (2) Guinea (3) Liberia (4) Mali (5) Mauritania (6) Niger

(E) Southern Africa: (1) Angola (2) Lesotho (3) Malawi (4) Mozambique (5) Swaziland (6) Zambia (7) Zimbabwe

(F) Asia: (1) Bangladesh (2) Indonesia (3) Korea (DPR) (4) Maldives (5) Sri Lanka

(G) Latin America and Caribbean: (1) Regional (2) Bolivia (3) Colombia (4) Ecuador (5) El Salvador (6) Guatemala (7) Haiti (8) Nicaragua (9) Peru

(A) Highlights

(a) On the frontline of one of Niger's worst hunger crises, WFP plans to have provided food assistance to 273,400 beneficiaries by the end of this week.

(b) Fuel shortage in El Obeid, Sudan slowed down food deliveries to Bahr El Ghazal, where WFP is seriously concerned about acute food shortages.

(c) Emergency food distribution to flood affected population in Pakistan's North West Frontier Province (NWFP) started this week.

(d) Findings of a WFP assessment in Mozambique's western Tete Province indicate a devastating combination of chronic poverty and a lack of food resources due to the failure of early rains in 2005.

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