WFP Emergency Report No. 35 of 2005

Report
from World Food Programme
Published on 26 Aug 2005
This week 's report covers the following sectors: Agriculture, Food, Health, Infrastructure and Rehabilitation, Protection / Human Rights / Rule of Law, Refugees and IDPs, Security, Shelter and Non-food Items, Water & Sanitation
This report includes:

(A) Highlights

(B) Middle East,Central Asia and Eastern Europe: (1) Afghanistan (2) Iran (3) Iraq (4) Libyan Arab Jamahiriya (5) Occupied Palestinian Territories (6) Pakistan

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

(D) West Africa: (1) Chad (2) Liberia (3) 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) Myanmar (6) Sri Lanka

(G) Latin America and Caribbean: (1) Bolivia (2) Colombia (3) Cuba (4) Ecuador (5) Guatemala (6) Haiti

(A) Highlights

(a) In Niger, WFP has thus far dispatched a total of 5,868 tons of food for the first round of general distributions, enough food to feed 346,913 people. During the past week, UN Secretary General Kofi Annan and WFP Senior Deputy Executive Director Jean-Jacques Graisse have visited Niger on separate missions.

(b) In Chad, WFP completed general food distributions in three northern camps despite difficulties caused by heavy rainfall.

(c) Severe fuel shortage in Sudan has begun to affect the WFP-Humanitarian Air Services. The shortage of jet fuel is expected to continue into September.

(d) A WFP-chartered vessel is still being held by hijackers off of the coast of Somalia despite an agreement reached earlier in the month with community leaders on behalf of the hijackers.

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