WFP Emergency Report No. 40 of 2006

Report
from World Food Programme
Published on 06 Oct 2006
This week's report covers the following sectors: Agriculture, Coordination and Support Services, Education, Food, Health, Infrastructure and Rehabilitation, Mine Action, 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: (1) Lebanon (2) occupied Palestinian territories

(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) Côte d'Ivoire (2) Chad (3) Guinea (4) Liberia (5) Niger

(E) Asia: (1) Afghanistan (2) Philippines (3) Sri Lanka (4) Timor Leste

(F) Latin America and Caribbean: (1) Colombia (2) Guatemala (3) Haiti

(A) Highlights

(a) The overall security situation throughout Afghanistan has further deteriorated in certain areas and continues to impose limitations on WFP operations, especially in the southern, south-eastern and eastern regions, where military operations are still ongoing.

(b) WFP food distributions in DR Congo continue with a weak pipeline. Consequently, imbalanced food baskets have been provided to targeted beneficiaries including malnourished persons.

(c) In Tanzania, WFP distributed over 1,100 tons of food commodities to approximately 318,300 refugees and 5,300 vulnerable Tanzanians.

(d) The security situation in Darfur remains unstable and continues to affect the delivery of humanitarian assistance to many locations especially in the northern Darfur region.

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