WFP Emergency Report No. 37 of 2005

Report
from World Food Programme
Published on 09 Sep 2005
This week 's report covers the following sectors: Agriculture, Education, Food, Health, Protection / Human Rights / Rule of Law, Refugees and IDPs, Security, Shelter and Non-food Items, Water & Sanitation

This report includes:

(A) Middle East,Central Asia and Eastern Europe: (1) Occupied Palestinian Territories


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

(C) West Africa: (1) Cameroon (2) Chad (3) Guinea (4) Liberia (5) Niger (6) Sierra Leone

(D) Southern Africa: (1) Angola (2) Lesotho (3) Malawi (4) Mozambique (5) Swaziland (6) Zambia (7) Zimbabwe

(E) Asia: (1) Indonesia (2) Korea (DPR) (3) Myanmar (4) Nepal (5) Sri Lanka

(F) Latin America and Caribbean: (1) Bolivia (2) Colombia (3) Cuba (4) Ecuador (5) Guatemala (6) Haiti (7) Peru

(A) Highlights

(a) In Niger WFP has so far dispatched over 17,000 tons of food for the first round of general distributions, enough food to feed over 1 million people.

(b) Insecurity in Darfur is observed to be on the rise, with an increasing number of attacks and looting incidences being reported every week.

(c) The number of returnees from Tanzania into Burundi continues to increase and is expected to peak in September 2005.

(d) Southern Africa has experienced its worst harvest since 2002, in particular Malawi, which has experienced its worst harvest since 1994.

(e) DPR Korea wants the WFP to shift the focus of its aid from food supplies to development projects

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