Angolans humanitarian needs continue to be great, UN official says

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Angolans in conflict zones will continue to need significant humanitarian assistance in the coming year, a UN relief official said today.
Speaking to the IRIN news service, Marjolaine Martin of the UN Humanitarian Assistance Coordination Unit said UN agencies and non-governmental organizations had provided food and other relief aid to some 550,000 Angolan in 1999.

According to the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, two million Angolans need relief aid and another three million people are entirely inaccessible because of fighting.