Humanitarian assistance to Cuba through WFP

News and Press Release
Originally published
On September 14 (Wed), the Government of Japan decided to extend U.S.$100,000 to the World Food Programme (WFP) to assist its project to urgently distribute food among the people in the Republic of Cuba afflicted by Hurricane Dennis. This assistance is in response to a request from WFP.
The money to be given this time will be used to purchase 191 tons of rice which will be distributed in Granma Province, which was one of the most seriously affected by Hurricane Dennis. The rice will be especially used for the socially weak including women and children.