WFP Emergency Report No. 25 of 2006

Report
from World Food Programme
Published on 23 Jun 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) East & Central Africa: (1) Burundi (2) Djibouti (3) Ethiopia (4) Kenya (5) Rwanda Somalia (7) Sudan (8) Tanzania (9) Uganda

(C) West Africa: (1) Cote d'Ivoire (2) Liberia (3) Niger

(D) Southern Africa: (1) Angola (2) Lesotho (3) Malawi (4) Mozambique (5) Namibia ( Zambia (7) Zimbabwe

(E) Asia: (1) Indonesia (2) Nepal (3) Philippines (4) Timor Leste

(F) Latin America and Caribbean: (1) Bolivia (2) Cuba (3) Ecuador (4) Guatemala (5) Honduras (6) Nicaragua

(A) Highlights

(a) Between 1 and 19 June, WFP dispatched a total of 14,693 tons of food from logistical hubs to the Darfur region in Sudan.

(b) The WFP refugee operation in Tanzania continues to distribute reduced food rations order to extend resources.

(c) Since mid-May, over 5,000 returnees from Burundi have arrived in Rwanda.

(d) In Kenya, the June distribution is targeting a total of 3.6 million beneficiaries.

(e) The second phase of the voluntary repatriation of Sudanese refugees in Uganda commenced on 13 June 2006.

(f) Although many southern African countries are expecting harvests that are above five-year averages, maize availability in the region for the 2006/07 marketing projected at just under 20 million tons, well below last year's level of 23 million Based upon preliminary cereal balance sheets, in addition to South Africa, surpluses are only expected in Malawi, Mozambique, and Zambia. Other countries continue to face shortfalls of varying magnitudes.

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