WFP Emergency Report No. 49 of 2005

Report
from World Food Programme
Published on 02 Dec 2005
This week 's report covers the following sectors: Agriculture, Food, Health, Protection / Human Rights / Rule of Law, Refugees and IDPs, Security, Shelter & Non-food items, Water & Santitation
(A) Highlights

(B) Middle East,Central Asia and Eastern Europe: (1) Occupied Palestinian Territories (2) Pakistan (3) Russian Federation (Caucasus)

(C) East & Central Africa: (1) Burundi (2) Djibouti (3) Ethiopia (4) Rwanda (5) Somalia (6) Sudan (7) Tanzania (8) Uganda

(D) West Africa: (1) Chad (2) Guinea (3) Liberia (4) Niger

(E) Southern Africa: (1) Angola (2) Comoros (3) Lesotho (4) Madagascar (5) Malawi (6) Mozambique (7) Swaziland (8) Zambia (9) Zimbabwe

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

(G) Latin America and Caribbean: (1) Bolivia (2) Colombia (3) Cuba (4) Ecuador (5) El Salvador (6) Guatemala (7) Nicaragua

(A) Highlights

(a) To date, the WFP Niger Emergency Operation has reached nearly 3 million beneficiaries, having distributed 53,948 tons.

(b) In Chad, WFP completes the General Food Distribution cycle for the month of November with a complete food basket.

(c) WFP has dispatched 23,100 tons of food in Pakistan since the begining of the operation.

(d) Between 1 and 27 November, WFP dispatched a total of 35,461 tons of mixed food from logistical hubs to the Darfur region by road which represents 72 percent of the month's distribution target. A further 1,306 tons were dispatched by airlift during the same period.

(e) In southern Sudan, WFP delivered 4,520 tons of commodities by air from El Obeid to various locations in the South and Transitional Areas during the past week.

(f) WFP food distribution continues to reach 1.5 million displaced persons, 165,000 refugees and other vulnerable persons in Uganda.

(g) The United Nations has launched a US$145 million Appeal for West Africa, covering the needs in 16 countries

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